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    • Dinar
    • By Dinar 13th Feb 18, 5:32 PM
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    PCN on private land, what are my options?
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    • 13th Feb 18, 5:32 PM
    PCN on private land, what are my options? 13th Feb 18 at 5:32 PM
    Hi there,

    I live in an apartment complex where NSGL are employed to manage the parking. I'm allowed two parking spaces by the actual management company of the complex. However, NSGL require a parking permit to be clearly displayed in the car. I've been unable to access said permit (not due to the management of the park) and consequently I have been "fined" 80. I received the PCN on the 8th of January 2018 and I've just recently received a Notice to Keeper letter from NSGL dated the 9th of February 2018. I would of course prefer not to pay the fine and just appeal. I have tried my best to go through the Newbies thread, and though very helpful, it is rather confusing and I'd be grateful if anyone could point me in the right direction.

    I appreciate all and any help, thanks very much!
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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 11th Apr 18, 12:17 AM
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    Hmm, quite surprising that NTK, it's likely to be held compliant by POPLA, IMHO, despite the fact there is no actual 'period of parking' stated. Which is something & nothing to POPLA.

    have you got the permit now, and any useful emails from the MA apologising for why you were missed?
    Get proof, to show that you were never issued with a permit and that your tenancy agreement granted you the right to park/2 spaces/the communal area with/without a vehicle (if it does?).

    Otherwise, who told you and what was given in writing that mentioned parking? Show us the thing that granted you this:

    I'm allowed two parking spaces by the actual management company of the complex.
    You can't have imagined it so it must have been confirmed somewhere?
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • Dinar
    • By Dinar 11th Apr 18, 8:04 PM
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    The permit is for the parking space itself, so as long as you hold a permit, regardless of whether you live in the complex, you can park there according to NSGL. So even though the permit was issued (which I found out at a later date), it was not in my possession and neither was it in use.

    In the lease it states "The right to use of the Parking Space as designated by the Lessor or the Manager from time to time for the purpose of parking private motor vehicles...". That's all they say about parking. The management "advised" us that we have two allocated parking spaces due to the nature of the type of apartment I live in. But I don't believe I have any written proof of that currently. However, I'm sure that this information would be in their sort of rules and regulations.
    • Dinar
    • By Dinar 13th Apr 18, 7:23 PM
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    By the way, this was the "quick draft", its basically just a copy. I think it'd be sufficient as I believe I stand on pretty firm ground already (due to the fact that its "my" parking space).

    Draft - Link
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