Only the driver can submit an explanation and you will need to provide as much information as you can.

Fill in the form below, contact us, or write a letter providing your full name, date of birth and residential address on all correspondence to:

The Parking Operations and Appeals Team
PO Box 73014
Christchurch 8154

Please note that we are currently experiencing a higher-than-usual workload and a response may take up to 6 weeks.

Details of infringement notice
Driver details

Details must be those of the person driving the vehicle at the time the notice was issued.

Are you the registered owner of the vehicle?
Privacy Act 1993

Any personal information about you or any other person contained in your explanation will be held by Christchurch City Council. The purpose for this is to process the infringement notice issued to you.

You are entitled to see information about you that is held by the Council and that can be readily retrieved. You may ask for the information to be corrected.

The information will be shared only with those units of the Council involved in processing your infringement notice. However, the Council may be required to release the information to any person or organisation making a request for it under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.