The Transport Act 1962 specifies parking offenses that incur a penalty, and the maximum fees councils can charge drivers.
For more detailed information on parking infringement fees, please refer to the Compliance Services section (page 13) of the Schedule of fees and charges. (Link provided in the Resources and Links section).
Pay it online
Parking infringements can be paid in person at the Council buildings at 838 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt. Payment can also be made via eftpos, cheque or cash or Internet banking with account number 01 0771 0018890 03 ANZ Bank. Please add a Reference Number – which is ‘PK’ then your infringement Number and/or Car Registration Number. Use the link in the Resource & Links section for more information about making a payment to council.
Appealing your parking ticket (infringement)
As the owner, you can appeal your parking ticket. If you have your infringement notice details you can request to review your ticket by downloading a hard copy of the Parking infringement review request form or by using our online form.
The review process and timeframe can vary depending on the content of each case. For more information about the review process, please contact us on (04) 527 2169.
If you do not have your infringement notice, you can email us with as much detail as possible. Where possible please provide the date and time that the ticket, vehicle registration number, your name, address and contact details – including your email address if you have one. Please also provide an explanation why you believe the infringement should be reviewed.
Please be aware that the review process can take up to four weeks.
If a ticket remains unpaid you will receive a reminder in the post after 28 days reminding you to pay your infringement. If the the ticket still is unpaid after the reminder, a second reminder will be sent out to you after another 28 days. If still unpaid, the ticket will be sent to court.
All infringements incurred are matched to the registered owner of the vehicle. If you sold your vehicle and the owner details have not been updated with Land Transport, you will be sent the parking infringement and/or reminders.
To avoid this, check out the tips provided by the New Zealand Transport Agency (link in the Resource & Links section) on selling your vehicle.
If you do receive a ticket after you have sold a vehicle you can contact us for advise on the options available to you.
Last updated on 16 May 2018