Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
For now please let me know whether it was Council or private please?
It was council
Ok. Let me look some things up
Which Council was this?
Are you there?
Yes just looking things up
Anything come up at all
It takes time
what is it you checking?
Sorry I was looking on their website.
The bad news is that they do not have any grace period. I have also called the Council to check this and they confirm the same.
The law is going to be changed shortly to allow 10 mins or so for double yellows but that has not happened yet.
Some Councils have a policy of say 5 minutes over as a grace period but this is not a legal requirement.
So can not appeal or challenge it?
Having checked the Councils website I can confirm there is no grace period and this has been confirmed in my call to the Council just now
so that means?
There is nothing stopping you from appealing but sadly I do not think it would be upheld. There are no grounds, there is no grace period.
I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please/
I am sorry, I know its unfair.
But if you appeal and lose you may have to pay more if you lose the discount
Its a shame the new law is not in yet
Can I clarify anything else for you?
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