Guidance

Parking on private land

The authority that private landholders have against vehicles parked on their land, including how they can issue tickets and recover unpaid parking charges.

Documents

Guidance on Section 56 and Schedule 4 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012: recovery of unpaid parking charges

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Guidance on Section 56 and Schedule 4 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012: recovery of unpaid parking charges

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Details

This document contains guidance on new laws relating to the recovery of unpaid parking charges on private land. The laws come into effect on 1 October 2012.

In 2015 the policy responsibility for off-street parking transferred from the Department for Transport to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. On-street parking still remains the responsibility of the Department for Transport.

Published 13 September 2012