Motorists will be forced to pay a doubled parking fees in Nairobi starting on Wednesday 4th following an increment announcement by County Govermnent on Monday.
Parking in the Central Business District (CBD) will cost Ksh.400 marking a double increase from the initial Ksh.200.
Non Passenger Service Vehicles (PSVs) will be required to pay Ksh 1000 per day as personal car owners charged Kay 7000 seasonal ticket fees per month.
According to the County Director of Parking Services Tom Tinega in a gazette notice dated 2nd December 2019, the new rates follows the enactment into law of the Finance Act 2019.
The County administration divided parking areas into three zones among them the City Centre and Kijabe which will attract the highest parking rates of Ksh.400 per day.
Motorists will be charged Ksh.200 to park in Zone 2 which includes Westlands, Upperhill, Community, Ngara, Highridge, Industrial area, Gigiri, Kilimani, Yaya Centre, Allsops, Mwiki, Dagoreti, Kawangware, Kangemi, South B, South C, Nairobi West, Lang’ata, Madaraka, Makadara, Buru Buru, Umoja, Kayole, Embakasi, Donholm, Muthaiga, Milimani, Hurligham, Lavington, Karen and Eastleigh.
The parking fee will be Ksh.100 in all other commercial centres that are not categorised under Zone 1 and Zone 2.
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