What is this for?
To report an incident of misuse of a blue badge. Please see more information section for when the council can take action.
What is it going to cost?
What we need from you
If possible obtain as many details as possible from the badge on display - such as the serial number, expiry date, issuing council, registration of the vehicle, location of the incident and details of the parking restriction e.g. pay and display parking bay. Please complete the form by selecting Do it now.
What you should expect from us
We will investigate. It is a criminal offence to misuse a blue badge and offenders can be liable to a fine of up to £1000.
The Council can only take action if:
- the badge holder is not a passenger or driver of the vehicle when a Blue Badge is displayed
- the badge holder allows someone else use your badge to get free or better parking
- the badge is used when it is out of date
- the badge is used when the information on it is wrong or illegible or has been changed
The Department for Transport issue a booklet Blue Badge Rights and Responsibilities, you can view the booklet on the Department for Transport website, if you would prefer a paper copy please call 0845 603 7630.