Illegally parked vehicles

Illegally parked vehicles cause congestion hinder:

  • other road users
  • legitimate parkers
  • delivery vehicles
  • buses
  • emergency vehicles

Dangerous parking affects the safety of all road users.

Parking restrictions

Contolled parking zones restrict where and when you can park and are shown by

  • yellow lines
  • loading bays
  • bus stops
  • taxi ranks

Double yellow lines mean no parking at any time.

Single yellow lines will have a sign nearby explaining the restrictions. You should always check the signs.

As a driver you are responsible for making sure that you park your vehicle properly and do not cause an obstruction. If you have followed the regulations you will not receive with a Penalty Charge Notice.

Parking Partnership

Address: North Essex Parking Partnership
Town Hall
Colchester
Essex
CO1 9LT

Telephone: 01206 282316