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Pay a Penalty Charge Notice

The Traffic Management Act 2004 sets out higher and lower level parking contraventions.

In South Lakeland District Council, the charges for each level are:

 Level of parking contravention  Full value Discounted rate*
Higher £70 £35
Lower £50 £25

*The discount only applies if payment of the charge is made within 14 days from the date of service of the Penalty Charge Notice.

If you challenge the penalty, we may offer the discounted rate for an extended period of time and this will be stated on your letter.

Please do not pay the penalty before challenging.

If you are unsure of the charge, contact Parking Services, details below.

The penalty begins with 2 letters SC and the rest are all numbers

Pay online by debit or credit card

Pay a Parking Penalty Charge Notice

Pay by phone by debit or credit card

Please call our 24 hour service on 01539 263 460.

Pay by cheque or postal order

Cheques and postal orders are payable to South Lakeland District Council and should be sent to:

SLDC Cashiers
South Lakeland House
Lowther Street
LA9 4DQ. 

Allow two working days for 1st class post and five for 2nd class.

Please write the penalty number, your vehicle registration number and address on the back.

Pay in person by debit or credit card

Penalties can be paid at South Lakeland House reception in Kendal.

We do not accept cash payments. Do not send cash in the post.