Reporting incorrect parking

If you are concerned about an incorrectly parked vehicle, please refer to the table below for information about organisational responsibility for parking enforcement in the borough.  

Parking enforcement reponsibility

Bromley Council Police Transport for London (TFL)
Yellow lines Obstructing the highway - blocking the road where there are no yellow lines, or outside of the restricted period of an existing yellow line  Red routes
Footway, pavement including grass verges Pedestrian crossing zig zags  
School keep clear markings Within 10m of a junction - where there are no yellow lines, or outside of any restricted period of an yellow line.  

Adjacent to a dropped kerb (or in front of/next to a dropped kerb) 

Double parking – vehicles parked on the opposite side of the road causing obstruction  
Disabled bay (without a blue badge)    
Bus stop    

The council is also responsible for enforcing paid for parking bays and permit bays, but please be aware:

  • a pay and display ticket will not be displayed in a paid for parking bay where a cashless transaction has been made using a mobile phone,
  • the display of a paper permit is not required in residential/business permit bays,
  • other exemptions may apply to vehicles parked in paid for parking bays /permit bays which do not require the display of a paper permit

Parking enforcement is carried out by a contractor on the council’s behalf and may result in the issue of a Penalty Charge Notice.  You can use our online service to report incorrect parking and enforcement will be carried out as resources allow.

If you cannot complete an online form to make your report, you can call our contact centre on 0300 303 8662 (option 5) and an advisor will complete the report on your behalf.