Parking Frequently Asked Questions

West Lindsey District Council is not responsible for on street parking enforcement – Please contact Lincolnshire County Council in respect of this.

Location of car parks with number of spaces with disabled space numbers in brackets:-

Market Rasen

  • Festival Hall 72 (5)
  • John Street 99 (8)
  • Mill Road/Kilnwell Road 23 (2)

Gainsborough

  • Lord Street 50 (3)
  • Ship Court 47 (6)
  • Bridge Street 101 (7)
  • Whitton Gardens 11 (1)
  • North Street 81 (3)
  • Roseway 71 (5) also has an EV charger
  • Riverside 123 (4)

We do not currently operate any residents parking schemes.

Since December 5th 2012 processing of PCN’s has been dealt with by Notts Parking Partnership. Central Processing Unit. PO Box 10282, Sutton-in–Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 0XD. Tel. 0845 5201357.

Number of ECN’s/PCN’s issued by financial year (April – March)

  • 2008/09 - 524

  • 2009/10 - 438

  • 2010/11 - 386

  • 2011/12 - 424

  • 2012/13 - 470

  • 2013/14 - 720

  • 2014/15 - 807

  • 2015/16 - 955

  • 2016/17 - 835

  • 2017/18 - 1179

  • 2018/19 - 1,158

  • 2019/20 - 1,250

Income from ECN’s/PCN’s by financial year (April - March), no VAT included.

  • 2008/2009 - £7,939

  • 2009/10 - £9,542

  • 2010/11 - £10,248

  • 2011/12 - £10,251

  • 2012/13 - £10,513

  • 2013/14 - £17,736

  • 2014/15 - £17,847

  • 2015/16 - £14,935

  • 2016/17 - £16,014

  • 2017/18 - £27,372

  • 2018/19 - £28,974

  • 2019/20 - £27,280 (paid)

This council only enforces parking in council owned off-street car parks.

The penalty charges are £70 or £50, dependant on the type of parking contravention committed. If paid within 14 days the PCN rate is discounted by 50%.

  • 2009/10: £55 if paid within 28 days, £20 if paid within 14 days and £15 if paid within 7 days. There was an administration charge of £5.00 for ECN’s cancelled upon appeal.

     

  • 2010/11: £60 if paid within 28 days, £40 if paid within 14 days and £30 if paid within 7 days. There was an administration charge of £10 for ECN’s cancelled upon appeal.

     

  • 2011 and up until December 5th 2012: ECN penalty charges were £60 if paid within 28 days, £45 if paid within 14 days & £35 if paid within 7 days. There was a £12 Administration fee for ECN’s cancelled upon appeal.

     

Total Annual Revenue from off street parking, no VAT included:-

  • 2008/09 - £181,373

  • 2009/10 - £195,900

  • 2010/11 - £211,231

  • 2011/12 - £223,681

  • 2012/13 - £205,546

  • 2013/14 - £195,734

  • 2014/15 - £215,191

  • 2015/16 - £188,072

  • 2016/17 - £144,072

  • 2017/18 - £178,037

  • 2018/19 - £139,135

  • 2019/20 - £158,481

Total Annual Revenue for car park permit charges, no VAT included:-

  • 2008/09 - £22,237
  • 2009/10 - £21,827
  • 2010/11 - £19,713
  • 2011/12 - £19,338
  • 2012/13 - £15,830
  • 2013/14 - £16,372
  • 2014/15 - £26,104
  • 2015/16 - £24,772
  • 2016/17 - £31,625
  • 2017/18 - £44,431
  • 2018/19 - £63,232
  • 2019/20 - £93,527

Number of accounts issued with final payment reminders or unpaid parking penalties:-

  • 2010/11 - 75

  • 2011/12 - 65

  • 2012/13 - 15

  • 2013/14 - 58

  • 2014/15 - 71

  • 2015/16 - 80

  • 2016/17 - 81

  • 2017/18 - 59

  • 2018/19 - 66

  • 2019/20 - 127

Number of cases passed to bailiffs:-

  • 2010/11 - 51

  • 2011/12 - 48

  • 2012/13 - 15

  • 2013/14 - 33

  • 2014/15 - 73

  • 2015/16 - 70

  • 2016/17 - 59

  • 2017/18 - 61

  • 2018/19 - 90

  • 2019/20 - 70

Amount of parking penalties collected by bailiffs, no VAT included :-

  • 2010/11 - £1,380

  • 2011/12 - £960

  • 2012/13 - Nil

  • 2013/14 - £656

  • 2014/15 - £1,116

  • 2015/16 - £2,175.50

  • 2016/17 - £1,668.64

  • 2017/18 - £1,883

  • 2018/19 - £3,129.46

  • 2019/20 - £6,080.00

On-street parking is enforced by Lincolnshire County Council and their online reporting tool can be found on the Nuisance Parking page.

Please note that these figures may increase from year to year as further monies are collected

ECN = Excess Charge Notice.

PCN = Penalty Charge Notice.