Double yellow line

double yellow lines


Can I park on a double yellow line?

A double yellow line is restricted 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

There are some general exemptions such as loading/unloading or attending an emergency.

A Blue Badge holder can also park on yellow lines. Please see Blue Badge guidance.

Where does the restriction apply?

Yellow lines are enforced up to the building boundary including pavement, grass verge and central reservations.

How do I know if there is a loading restriction on a double yellow line?

A loading restriction will be indicated by chevrons on the kerbside.

This means that you cannot park here or stop to load/unload or attend an emergency.

This is because it is seen as too dangerous for anyone to stop on these double yellow lines.

double yellow lines with yellow kerb markings

Are double yellow lines enforceable on a bank holiday?

Double yellow lines are enforceable 24 hours per day, seven days a week.

I have received a PCN when parking on double yellow lines what do I do?

To avoid being issued a Penalty Charge Notice on double yellow lines please follow the advice below:

Do not park on double yellow lines unless you are a Blue Badge holder, are engaged in continual loading/unloading or have a waiver or dispensation.

You should decided whether to:

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