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    • crabscoot
    • By crabscoot 5th Feb 18, 2:13 PM
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    Council PCN - please help and advice
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    • 5th Feb 18, 2:13 PM
    Council PCN - please help and advice 5th Feb 18 at 2:13 PM
    Hi all,

    First of all, thank you for those who take time to read and post advice. My situation is as below.

    I parked in Birmingham council parking. The charges is 1.70/hr. We 'paid' 1.70 and pressed the green almighty button for the ticket. Leave ticket in windscreen and got PCN when we return.

    Looking extremely confused, we check the parking ticket which we have paid, it turned out that the machine have only took in 1.50 and issued the ticket for 1 min.

    Time printed on ticket:
    Arrival time: 11.41
    Departure time 11.42
    Fee Paid: 1.50

    we got ticket at 12.03.

    We took a picture of the machine, there are 2 labels on it which state: Check all coins have been registered before pressing for ticket.

    Please remove the '_' to go to the link.

    I think there are chances of 'winning' the appeal as it shows we tried to paid, however I did some search and only 30% or so successfully appeal in 2016 for Birmingham Council. What is your advice before I submit the online appeal?

    Thanks in advance your reply.
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 5th Feb 18, 2:18 PM
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    • 5th Feb 18, 2:18 PM
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    • 5th Feb 18, 2:18 PM
    You would be better taking this to our friends on as they are the council parking experts. We tend to deal mainly with private parking issues here on MSE.

    You will need a non-Hotmail email address to register. (Hotmail addresses don't work there for some reason)
    Read the FAQs and then post both sides of your redacted PCN with your query.

    Good luck.
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