Pay a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)
PCN Scam Emails: There is a scam email being sent purporting to be from HMCTS (Her Majesty's Courts & Tribunal Service) regarding Fixed Penalty Notices. Please note the Courts do not issue Fixed Penalty Notices; and Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN) and Penalty Charge Notices (PCN) are never sent by email. This has been reported to the British Parking Association who are making the various agencies aware of this scam. If you receive an email from HMCTS purporting to be in relation to an FPN or PCN please do not click on the links.
To pay your PCN (sometimes called a 'parking ticket' or 'parking fine') you will need your PCN reference number and your vehicle registration number.
Your PCN reference number will start with either AD, AX, WU or UW.
Call the secure automated telephone payment line on 0345 680 0189.
This line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calls to this number are charged at local rates.
You can also pay in person at:
- Parking Shop
52 Chapel Road
Opening hours are:
- 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
- 8am to 4pm on Saturday
We accept most major credit and debit cards (not American Express), cash and postal order payments.
Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to either:
- 'Adur District Council' for PCNs with a reference number starting with AD or AX
- 'Worthing Borough Council' for PCNs with a reference number starting with WU or UW
Please quote the PCN reference, your address and vehicle registration number when posting cheques or postal orders.
Please do not send cash by post or put it through the Parking Shop letter box directly.
- West Sussex Parking Policy - 2018 (3,022KB)
- Grace periods - 6th April 2015 (208KB)
- Observation Periods - Adur (13KB)
- Observation Periods - Worthing (115KB)
- Parking Operation Plan (75KB)
Need assistance? Get in touch:
Parking Shop (NSL)
Parking Services Team: Car parks and on-street parking in Adur and Worthing
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Page last updated: 13 May 2021