Reasons you might have received a parking ticket or fine

List of common contravention codes (and reasons) on your parking fine or ticket

The contravention code on your parking ticket lets you know why you it was given to you. Some of the most common reasons are:

  • 01 - Parked on a length of yellow line and loading activities were not observed.
  • 02 - Vehicle was parked at a length of yellow line with kerb markings when waiting is not allowed.
  • 05 - Purchased parking time had expired.
  • 07 - More parking time was purchased, after the maximum stay had been reached and the vehicle had not moved.
  • 11 - Parked without payment of the parking charge.
  • 16 - Parked in a permit space without displaying a valid permit.
  • 20 - Parking in a loading gap marked by a yellow line.
  • 21 - The ticket was issued for parking in a suspended parking place.
  • 22 - The vehicle was re-parked in the same place within the no return period.
  • 23 - The vehicle may have been parked in a motorcycle or City Car Club bay.
  • 24 - The vehicle was not parked correctly within the bay markings.
  • 30 - Staying for longer than allowed in a free parking place.
  • 40 - Vehicle was parked in a disabled parking place without displaying a valid disabled blue badge.
  • 41 - The vehicle was parked in a diplomatic parking place.
  • 42 - Parking in a parking place for police vehicles.
  • 43 - Parked in a bay for the use of bridal vehicles only.
  • 46 - Vehicle was on a red line or greenways route when parking is not allowed.
  • 47 - Vehicle was parked in a bus stop.
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