The Khorfakkan Municipality announced the beginning of the city’s paid parking system on August 4. Here is everything you need to know about the new paid parking system if you frequently visit the Emirate.
When will the paid parking system begin?
Beginning on August 15, 2022, Khorfakkan will implement a parking system.
Which areas will have paid parking?
Paid parking will be activated in the following areas of Khorfakkan:
– Sheikh Khaled Street
– Khorfakkan Corniche
– Rafisa Dam
– Shees Park
How much will the parking cost?
The cost will depend on the number of hours for which you want to use the paid parking:
1 hour: Dh2
2 hours: Dh5
3 hours: Dh8
5 hours: Dh12
How can one make the payment?
1. Smart parking meter
At the smart parking meters placed all around the parking lots, you can make a payment. Follow these steps to do so:
– Press the screen’s play button.
– Select your vehicle’s license plate. The Emirate in which your car is registered is this one.
– Decide how long you require the parking ticket to be valid.
– Select your preferred mode of payment; you can use cash or a pre-paid parking card.
– After you’ve paid, an e-ticket containing your reservation information will show up. Khorfakkan Municipality recommended car owners use the option of printing out the ticket if the system tells them that an e-ticket is not available. After printing it, stick it prominently on your dashboard so that everyone can see it.
2. Paying through SMS
You can also send an SMS to pay for parking:
Text the following to 5566 to send a message:
<Plate source> <Plate number> <Number of hours>
Plate source: This is the Emirate where your car is registered. Use the following codes, depending on the Emirate:
Abu Dhabi: AUH
Umm Al Quwain: UAQ
Ras Al Khaimah: RAK
Who is eligible for free parking in this area?
The city also declared that seniors in the Emirate of Sharjah (60 years of age and over) are entitled to a free subscription even though the paid parking system won’t start until August 15.
Thanks to the subscription, they have unlimited access to all of the city’s parking spots. You will need to apply for the subscription online at www.khormun.gov.ae or in person at the municipality’s central office in the Mudifi neighborhood.
Applicants will need to present their Emirates ID as well as the registration and ownership paperwork for their automobile in order to receive the free subscription.