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Pay or challenge a parking fine issued by West Dorset District Council


For parking fines issued by West Dorset District Council prior to 1 April 2019. Please note, the ticket prefix is made up of two letters (DO) and is followed by 8 numbers starting with a "3". Please take care when entering the reference online or over the phone.

Pay a parking fine

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You can pay a parking fine using our automated payment line. Simply call: 0300 7900 545

Credit/debit card payments may be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please have your card and the Penalty Charge Notice number (DO...) ready when you call.

Challenge a parking fine

The challenge must be sent within 14 working days of you receiving the fine.

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More information about challenging

If you challenge a fine within 14 days and your challenge gets rejected, we will re-offer the 14 day discount.

Find out about Parking and Traffic Regulations outside of London, including:

  • civil parking enforcement
  • the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices (PCN)
  • the appeals process, including:
    • an overview of the right to appeal to the independent adjudicator
  • the recovery of unpaid penalty charges

Find out about appealing to the independent adjudicator on the Traffic Penalty Tribunal's website.


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