Coronavirus Restrictions Fixed Penalty Notices
Please note this page is NOT for parking penalty notices. Visit the parking pages for help with parking tickets.
You may have received a fixed penalty for:
- Carrying on a restricted business or providing a restricted service between the hours of 10pm – 5am.
- Failing to implement restriction on the service of food and drink consumed on the premises.
- Failing to implement a system to collect NHS Test and Trace data and keep this for 21 days and/or display QR Code poster
The penalties are set at:
- £1,000 (for 1st Penalty Notice) there is a discount of 50% if paid within 14 days from the issue date of the fixed penalty notice.
- £2,000 (for the 2nd Penalty Notice)
- £4,000 (for 3rd Penalty Notice), and
- £10,000 for the 4th and any further Fixed Penalty Notices served thereafter).
There is no discount for early payment of Fixed Penalty Notices after the first notice.
The penalty must be paid within 28 days.
If you pay the penalty, you cannot be convicted for the offence to which the Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) relates and no further action will be taken against you.
If the FPN is not paid, you will be prosecuted and if convicted subjected to a fine imposed by the courts.
Coronavirus FPNs issued by Haringey Council can be paid by phone between 9am and 5pm using a credit or debit card on 020 8489 1000.
Please have the WK worksheet number ready when you call.
There is no statutory right to appeal against this Fixed Penalty Notice. If you think the notice should not have been issued, you can make representations to Haringey Council in writing outlining your reasons for challenging within 10 working days of the date on the notice.
Your challenge will be processed in accordance with Haringey Council Complaints Procedure.
Or you can write to:
Commercial Environmental Health and Trading Standards
1st Floor North, River Park House
225 High Road
London N22 8HQ
Alternatively, you may challenge the notice by way of Judicial Review. Should you wish to pursue this option, you may wish to consult a lawyer to obtain independent legal advice.
The notice remains in force even if you have raised a challenge. Should the local authority’s review of your challenge determine that the notice should be revoked, you will be notified in writing that the notice has been revoked.
If we do not agree to revoke the FPN, we will proceed to prosecution if it is not paid.
It will then be up to the court to decide whether or not an offence was committed and whether or not any penalty should be imposed.
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