Parking and travel

Paying your parking ticket

You can pay your parking ticket or penalty charge notice (PCN) online.

pay a parking ticket

Please note that a PCN will not be available to pay online until after 11.00am, the next working day after the day it was issued.

You will need your:

  • Vehicle registration number
  • PCN reference

PCN costs

A PCN will be issued for £70 or £50 depending on the impact of your parking offence.

Our parking contraventions list shows the level of fine for each contravention.

A reduction will be made if you pay your fine early:

  • if you pay within 14 days you get a 50% discount
  • after 14 days the full amount will be payable
  • the day the ticket is issued counts as day 1 of the 14 day period

Other ways to pay

In person

You can pay PCNs at our customer centre.

By telephone

Pay by phone using debit/credit card on telephone: 01904 551309, 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Have your PCN number and vehicle registration details ready.

By post

Send your payment together with your completed payment slip (from the bottom of the PCN) to our Parking Services team. Envelopes without stamps will not be delivered by Royal Mail.

Make cheques and postal orders payable to 'City of York Council'. Write your Vehicle Registration Number, the Penalty Charge Notice Number and your name and address on the back of your cheque.

Post-dated cheques are not accepted.

Also see

Parking Services

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551309