ORDER FOR RECOVERY
options for Order for recovery
The order for recovery is the last step in the enforcement when the council have officially registered the penalty charge as a debt. You can have limited options at this stage under certain conditions.
Please see the FAQ for a list of options available.
Frequently Asked Questions
Appealing an order for recovery?
You can send an application to the Northampton County Court only in the following situation: (1) If you did not receive the penalty charge notice, (2) made payment or (3) are waiting for an appeal outcome from the council or tribunal, wait for the order for recovery.
Raising a complaint
If you believe that the enforcement process has not been fair, you can raise a complaint to the council and should you be unhappy with their response, you can then complain to the Local Goverment Ombudsman. The ombudsman can only investigate issues relating to wrongful enforcement and not the reasons related to the PCN itself.
Forms for Order for Recovery?
To appeal the order for recovery, please use on of the following forms. You can use our apps to generate the relevant forms. The list of forms:
Form PE2: Application to file a statutory declaration out of time
Form PE3: Challenge an unpaid penalty charge notice
Form TE7: Application to file a statement out of time
Form TE9: Witness Statement – Unpaid Penalty Charge
Support for order for recovery
You can use our apps to write the order for recovery forms, we can also help with getting the forms witnessed. Please visit the homepage for instructions on how to complete the form.