How do I speak to someone from the Havering Council?
You can complete our enquiry form and we can call you back or respond by email. Or you can call us on 01708 432000 during the office hours of 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday. If it’s an emergency and outside our usual office hours you can call 01708 433999.
Is parking in Havering still free?
Private car parks follow Council’s lead with free parking for residents and NHS. Private car parks across the borough are doing their bit to support NHS staff and key workers by providing free parking during coronavirus. Published 4 April 2020.
Who is liable for parking tickets?
The person who was driving is responsible and should pay the parking ticket. If the person you lent your car to tells you about the parking ticket but refuses to pay, contact the parking company. Give them the name and address of the person who was driving. They must then cancel the parking ticket against you.
Is Havering a good place to live?
Havering is among the top 10 safest boroughs in London, with crime levels of 67 per 1000 as of 2013, significantly lower than the London average. There are few instances of disorder, assault and robbery, and higher levels of burglary and vehicle crime.
What is a PCN parking?
What is a PCN? A PCN is a penalty for contravention of parking regulations. It can be paid, contested by appeal, or contested by defending a claim for payment under the small claims track of the county court. You won’t get a criminal record or points on your licence.
Is parking free on Bank Holiday Havering?
You are can not park on a single yellow line on a bank holiday unless the signage in the area says that you can. This also applies to Controlled Parking Zones and all moving traffic restrictions.
Is parking free in Hornchurch on Sunday?
Not only are we offering free parking on Sunday and 30 minutes free for on street parking, we are also offering 20% off parking in car parks for all Havering residents paying by our new app.
Can private parking companies get your details from DVLA?
Can DVLA release information to private companies or individuals? Yes. The law allows us to release information to those who can prove they have reasonable cause to have it.
Can a parking charge notice be enforced?
Parking Charge Notices are the result of a parking infringement on private land or in a car park which is operated by private organisations on behalf of the landowner, and are not enforced by the local highways authority or the police.
How do I buy and manage permits in Havering?
We work with MiPermit to administer permits in Havering and you can buy and make changes to your permits through their dedicated permit managing website or app that you can download to your phone. Virtual permits that you can buy include resident parking permits and permits for your visitors, replacing the old scratchcard permits.
Where is the Citizens Advice Bureau in Havering?
The Havering Citizens Advice Bureau is no longer at the PASC. It now operates from Romford Central Library, St Edwards Way, Romford, RM1 3AR. Planning and Building Reception The reception accepts documents, can offer general advice on Planning and Building Control.
How do Havering police check your licence plate?
Our enforcement officers scan your licence plate and cross reference it with our records to check you are parked correctly. We work with MiPermit to administer permits in Havering and you can buy and make changes to your permits through their dedicated permit managing website or app that you can download to your phone.
How to appeal a parking ticket left on your car?
Have your PCN reference number, contravention code and vehicle registration ready to proceed. Select either ‘Appeal against a parking ticket left on your vehicle’ if the PCN was left on your vehicle or ‘Appeal against your ticket or fine’ if the PCN was sent to your address by post.