Pay a parking fine

On-street parking arrangements

This function is operated by Colchester Borough Council under the North Essex Parking Partnership. If you have a query relating to on-street parking please visit their website or call 01206 282316.

Parking is currently free of charge in any Tendring District Council-run car park from 6pm to 8am each day

Pay your Car Park Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) / Parking Fine

Please note you can pay your PCN by credit or debit card 24 hours after it has been issued.  You can pay a PCN immediately after issue however you will be required to specify the amount outstanding as printed on the ticket.  If you choose to pay less than the amount due the Council will pursue the outstanding balance which may lead to additional charges.  Cheques, cash and postal orders can also be accepted at any time.

Secure online payments of parking fines / penalty charge notices

Telephone Payments 0800 678 3046

More information about telephone and Internet payments

Cheque or postal order through the post:

Please enclose your PCN remittance slip or write your PCN on the reverse of your cheque/postal order. Cheques should be crossed and made payable to Tendring District Council.

Please do not send cash through the post and allow at least three working days for 2nd class post.

Send your Penalty Charge Notice payment to the following address:

PO BOX 8259
CO15 6WZ


If you have an urgent query please contact Parking Services on 01255 686969.

All other enquires concerning the car parks, including information regarding penalty tickets or service standards, can be made in writing at the above address, by telephoning the above number or e-mailing


Last updated on: 19/04/2017 - 09:14