- The changes will also affect motorists parking along Kijabe Street.
- Motorists have been paying Sh200 as daily parking charges in the city centre.
- City Hall collected Sh10.25 billion in the 2018/2019 financial year against a target of Sh15 billion.
Nairobi motorists will from Wednesday start paying Sh400 daily parking charges in the Central Business District (CBD). The changes will also affect motorists parking on Kijabe Street.
Motorists have been paying Sh200 as daily parking charges in the city centre. The charges are contained in the Nairobi County Finance Bill, 2019 became law on September 25, 2019.
City Hall Director of Parking Services Tom Tinega said the new charges have been divided into three categories based on the city zones.
He said motorists in Zone II will pay Sh200 daily parking fee. This includes Westlands, Upper Hill, Community, Ngara, Highridge, Industrial Area, Gigiri, Kilimani, Yaya Centre, Allsops, Mwiki, Dagoretti, Kawangware, Kangemi, South B and South C.
Other areas within the same Zone are Nairobi West, Lang’ata, Madaraka, Makadara, Buruburu, Umoja, Kayole, Embakasi, Donholm, Muthaiga, Milimani, Hurlingham, Lavington, Karen and Eastleigh.
Motorists who will park in Zone III, which includes all other commercial centres excluding those in Zones I and II, will pay Sh100.
BUSES TO PAY SH1,000
“The new fees and charges will take effect from Wednesday, December 4 in accordance with the Finance Act, 2019 enacted into law on September 25, 2019. One will also be required to top up the parking fees if migrating to a Zone with a higher charge as will be applicable,” said Mr Tinega.