There is a vast list about understanding parking regulations in UAE. The previous announcement during Ramadan declared Fridays as free parking days. But the new routine suggests that free parking days will be Sundays now. Here’s a detailed guide to the public parking system in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
What Are The Updated Parking Regulations For UAE?
On holidays, parking will also be free of charge. Parking in multi-story structures is not permitted for free; instead, costs apply every day. The new resolution mandates that parking be paid for from 8 am to 10 pm, Monday through Saturday.
Roadside parking spaces in public parking lots are limited to four hours of continuous parking per vehicle. For 24 hours in parking lots, and for 30 days in buildings with multi-story parking.
The Executive Council Resolution No. (18) of 2022, which His Highness issued on Monday, amends a few sections of the Executive Council Resolution No. (5) of 2016 that deal with the rules governing public parking in Dubai.
What Is The Price Structure For Parking In Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Sharjah?
The following methods are available in Dubai for parking payment:
Prepaid or rechargeable parking cards; seasonal parking cards; Nol cards; credit cards; text messages; RTA apps; parking metres (payment booths).
Parking fees for Zone A range between Dh2-Dhs16, Zone B between Dhs3-Dhs20 and finally Zone C from Dhs2-Dhs11. There’s Zone categories till H.
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It’s also crucial to remember that you risk paying a fee if you don’t pay for parking, don’t renew it. Also, take care of the ticket is incorrectly shown on your dashboard.
- Non-payment of parking fees or a ticket that is hidden costs Dh150.
- Overstaying parking allotment: Dh100
- exceeding the allotted parking time: Dh100
The parking zone you are in determines the hourly rate. Public parking spots are classified by the RTA into eight zones, numbered from A through G, as well as a separate category for multi-story parking.