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    • jordan91
    • By jordan91 4th Oct 17, 5:12 PM
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    This vehicle has been authorised for removal
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    • 4th Oct 17, 5:12 PM
    This vehicle has been authorised for removal 4th Oct 17 at 5:12 PM
    Hey guys, I was wondering if anybody could help me out.

    I have been looking for somewhere to park close to work that is free of charge. I found an area close by today but it meant parking on single yellow lines.

    I was under the impression that because it was a single yellow line there would be a sign post stating the hours you can and cannot park there. However, there wasn't a single sign anywhere (believe me, I looked everywhere) and because of this I thought it would be okay to park.

    Now when I got back to my car there was a sticky note attached to my window. (I would post a photo but it won't let me) It said the following.



    Parked in contravention of a Parking restriction

    (then followed by my registration number, the date, the time, the location, authorising officer and CEO number).

    Now, I have tried googling and I have looked on the Manchester City Council website to see what it is and what it means but I can't find anything. And the last thing I want to do is ring them up and wait in a horrendous queue to seek to someone who probably knows as little as I do.

    So has anybody here received a similar notice or know anything about them?

    Thank you so much.
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    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 4th Oct 17, 5:18 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 5:18 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 5:18 PM
    You need to take this to pepipoo for best advice

    This forum majors on private parking charges rather than "proper" council tickets/parking issues
    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 4th Oct 17, 5:18 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 5:18 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 5:18 PM
    You would do best by taking this over to Pepipoo - They are the experts on legit/council enforcement.

    Sign-up with anything except a hotmail addy, read the introduction threads and post with full supporting info (number and personal details removed) in the correct forum and the help will be second to none.
    • fisherjim
    • By fisherjim 4th Oct 17, 5:41 PM
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    • #4
    • 4th Oct 17, 5:41 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 5:41 PM
    If this is in a CPZ (controlled parking zone) they only put up signs at the entrance, and exit of the zones not on every street:
    • jordan91
    • By jordan91 4th Oct 17, 6:00 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 6:00 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 6:00 PM
    Thanks guys.
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