Report a parking issue

Damaged or faulty parking ticket machines

Please report any damaged or broken parking ticket machines to us, telling us the machine's location and what's wrong with it:

  • please contact the Parking Shop (NSL)
  • NSL services aim to respond to a machine fault within 4 hours

Problem with a car park

Please report any problems with a car park, telling us which car park and what's wrong with it:

  • please contact the Parking Team

Report an illegally parked vehicle

If you see a vehicle parked where it shouldn't be then you can report it to us. This might include vehicles:

  • on a yellow line or on double yellow lines
  • in a restricted zone
  • without a valid permit

A Civil Enforcement Officer on duty nearby will be asked to visit the location and assess the situation. If necessary a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) may be issued.

To report please call or email NSL

However, if a parked car is causing an obstruction, or is a danger to other road users please contact Sussex Police on 101, or report it via the Operation Crackdown website (click on: Anti-Social Driving - Report an Incident - What type of Anti-social driving? - and select "unnecessary obstruction" or other category).

Gypsies and Travellers

If the issue relates to Gypsies and Travellers please see our:

Report parking fraud or permit misuse

If you suspect someone of using a parking permit that they are not entitled to, or of misusing it, please report it to us via the Parking Shop (NSL).

If you suspect fraudulent use of a Blue Badge, please report it to West Sussex County Council:

Any allegation will be investigated in the strictest confidence.

Parking on grass verges or pavements

Faulty signs, road markings or potholes

Find out how to report a faulty sign, pothole or other road surface issue, please see:

Make a complaint about a traffic warden (Civil Enforcement Officer)

If you wish to make a complaint or provide feedback regarding one of our Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs) you need to contact NSL Services:

Make a complaint about a bailiff

If you wish to raise a concern about a bailiff in relation to a parking matter you will need to contact the relevant bailiff agency directly via their website:

To provide feedback regarding any other parking issue, please follow the link below. All complaints need to be made in writing:

Register your complaint or comment to Parking Services

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Parking permits and enforcement requests (NSL Parking Team)

Telephone0345 680 0189: 8am to 5pm Mon to Fri, 8am to 4pm Sat

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Car parks and on-street parking (Adur & Worthing Parking Services Team)

Telephone01903 221180: 9am to 5pm Mon to Fri (not bank holidays)

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Page last updated: 08 August 2022

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