Get a 50% discount if you pay your parking or bus lane fine, also known as a Penalty Charge Notice, within the timeframe shown on your Penalty Charge Notice.

Pay your fine 

You'll need your 10 digit Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) number. This will start with the letters BS or OB. If you've lost your PCN fill in our Parking Services form.

Other ways to pay

Call automated service

Call our 24 hour automated service on 0870 707 7776. 

The call will cost you up to 2p per minute plus your phone provider's access charge. Find out more about call charges on GOV.UK.

Send a cheque

You can send a cheque made payable to Bristol City Council to:

Payment Processing (Parking PCN), PO Box 3399, Bristol City Council, Bristol, BS1 9NE.

What happens if you don't pay

You'll have to pay the full charge if you don't pay or appeal your PCN within 14 days. After 14 days, the charge will carry on growing. We may ask an enforcement agent, also known as a bailiff, to collect the money you owe. You'll also have to pay the bailiff's fees.

Case details

You can see your case details online Go to (opens new window), which may include photographs.