Pay a parking fine

My fine was issued when I was parked by the road:

Parking along the roads and streets (on-street parking) is managed by Colchester Borough Council under the North Essex Parking Partnership. If you have a query or parking fine/PCN (penalty charge notice) relating to on-street parking please visit their website or call 01206 282316.

My fine was issued when I was in a council owned car park:

Please note you can pay your car park parking fine/PCN by credit or debit card 24 hours after it has been issued.  You can pay a PCN immediately after issue however you will be required to specify the amount outstanding as printed on the ticket.  If you choose to pay less than the amount due the Council will pursue the outstanding balance which may lead to additional charges.  Cheques, cash and postal orders can also be accepted at any time.

Secure online payments of parking fines / penalty charge notices issued whilst in council owned car park

Telephone Payments 0800 678 3046

More information about telephone and Internet payments

Cheque or postal order through the post:

Please enclose your PCN remittance slip or write your PCN on the reverse of your cheque/postal order. Cheques should be crossed and made payable to Tendring District Council.

Please do not send cash through the post and allow at least three working days for second class post.

Send your Penalty Charge Notice payment to the following address:

Tendring District Council
PO Box 8259
CO15 6WZ


If you have an urgent query please contact Parking Services on 01255 686969.

All other enquires concerning the car parks, including information regarding penalty tickets or service standards, can be made by e-mailing, telephoning the above number or by writing to the above address.

Useful links and documents

Parking partnership website

Secure online payments

Parking Strategy 2013-2018

Provisional parking accounts 2022/2023

Provisional parking accounts 2021/2022

Provisional parking accounts 2020/2021

Parking accounts 2019/2020

Parking accounts 2018/2019

Last updated on: 01/06/2023 - 10:02