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Single yellow line outside my factory doors. I have been fined for loading. I request change of marking to unloading.

Reported via desktop in the Road Markings - Worn/Faded category anonymously at 14:20, Fri 13 November 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2385985.

The road marking is a single yellow line and I need to be able to load and unload from my factory.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:21, Fri 13 November 2020

  • A single yellow line restriction allows loading/unloading as long as it is a continuous activity. The Enforcement Protocol states that “Loading and unloading of tools and materials are allowed on yellow lines and in permit bays (not disabled bays) providing it is a constant activity. Once loading and unloading has taken place, the driver must park the vehicle in a car park or in another permitted area. A PCN may be cancelled if the motorist is able to provide evidence that loading and unloading had taken place at the time it was issued.” The full Enforcement Protocol can be found via one the of links at the bottom of this page: https://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/ councilservices/ northamptonshire-highways/ parking/ Pages/ parking-enforcement-.aspx Information about how to appeal a fine can be found here if you feel that the Penalty Charge Notice was not correct: https://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/ councilservices/ northamptonshire-highways/ parking/ Pages/ parking-fine-appeal.aspx I hope this is some assistance, but please note that you would need to raise any challenge about the particular circumstances through the appeal process within the period stated on the ticket. The ticket would state the reason for the ticket being issued.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 07:55, Mon 16 November 2020

  • Following an on-site risk based assessment there is no action required at this time.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 16:26, Fri 18 December 2020

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