UAE: Fees to start at Dh2 at new paid parking zones

Citizens of 60 years or above can park for free



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Published: Thu 4 Aug 2022, 12:42 PM

Last updated: Sun 7 Aug 2022, 10:10 AM

New paid parking zones will be introduced in Khor Fakkan, Sharjah. The new parking system was announced by Khor Fakkan Municipality on Thursday, August 4, and will be effective starting August 15.

This paid parking timings on Sheikh Khaled Street will be from 8am to 10pm, except Friday, which is free of charge. On Corniche Street, Shees Park and Al Rafisah Dam, it will be from 8am to 10pm all days of the week.

The tariff rates for parking:

  • 1 hour: Dh2
  • 2 hours: Dh5
  • 3 hours: Dh8
  • 5 hours: Dh12

The authority also announced that Sharjah citizens of 60 years or above will be able to use the parking spaces free of charge.

The Municipality said that in order to avail this facility, the senior citizens must submit certain documents. These include:

1. Emirates ID

2. Proof of ownership of the car

3. Registration summary

The documents may be submitted either online via the Khor Fakkan Municipality website www.khormun.gov.ae or in person at the headquarters in the Al Mudifi area in Khor Fakkan.

Steps to follow to use Smart Parking:

  • Click on the play button on the Smart Machine display, and several options will appear in front of you
  • Choose the source plate of your car
  • The data will appear on screen
  • Review the data
  • Set the desired length of parking time
  • Choose the payment method, then pay the amount in coins or with a prepaid parking card
  • You can click on the payment preference that suits you, and an e-ticket will appear with the details
  • In normal mode you do not need to print the ticket
  • If a notification appears that the Electronic Ticket is not available, you must print it and place it on the front of the vehicle.

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