The number of parking tickets issued in Ceredigion has more than tripled since the local authority took over.
In the last six months 4,653 tickets have been handed out by Ceredigion County Council traffic wardens, compared to 1,367 when the police were in charge of prosecuting motorists.
It means more than £135,000 has been paid in fines.
There were chaotic scenes particularly in Aberystwyth when the town was left without traffic wardens because of a delay in the county council taking over the running of parking enforcement.
Ceredigion County Council now employs six permanent and two temporary civil parking enforcement officers. The authority says the wardens have helped improved the flow of traffic as well as the availability of loading and disabled bays.
For more on this story
More top news
More than half a million people are expected to take part in this weekend's 'Big Garden Birdwatch', organised by the RSPB.
Cardiff manager Russell Slade says the Bluebirds need a win as they prepare to host Reading in their FA Cup fourth round tie.
Swansea's Garry Monk says his side want to overcome the embarrassment of last week's 5-0 against Chelsesa in today's FA Cup tie.