Don't ignore a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice). The quickest way to pay is online using your debit or credit card using our secure payments service available 24 hours a day.
If you pay your Penalty Charge Notice within 14 days of it being issued, you'll be able to
pay it at a reduced rate of 50 per cent.
Please do not pay your parking fine if you intend to appeal a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice)
To pay online, you need:
- A valid credit or debit card (Visa, Mastercard, Solo, Visa Delta, Visa Electron and Maestro are accepted).
- The Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) number.
Other ways to pay
Over the phone - ring the 24-hour automated payment line on 0300 456 0496. Please have your vehicle details, credit/debit card and Penalty Charge Notice number ready.
Post Offices and PayPoint outlets - please present your parking Penalty Charge Notice with the barcode. If paying by cheque at the Post Office, you'll need to make your cheque payable to 'Post Office Ltd. Cheques will only be accepted at the Post Office, please do not send cheques to Rochdale Borough Council.
Appeal a parking fine
do not pay a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice) if you intend to appeal. If you wish to submit an appeal go to
appeal a parking fine.