Back to list Print 2. Mar. 2009

Attention, customers! From March 3 paid parking-lots will be available in six sections of Old Riga streets.

Starting from Tuesday, March 3, paid parking lots will be open in 6 sections of the following streets in the old city:  Grēcinieku, Kungu, Smilšu, Zirgu, Vaļņu and Jēkaba. Payments will be accepted by means of SMS or resident’s cards. 

The amendments provide for the establishment of paid municipal parking-lots in the area of Old Riga (Vecrīga). The parking tariff at the paid municipal parking-lots in the old city is as follows: LVL 5 for the first hour and LVL 8 for each following hour of using a municipal parking-lot, parking-lots will be operative every day from 6.00 till 24.00. The residents of the old city, whose domicile address coincides with the address stated in the motor vehicle registration certificate, can submit an application to RP SIA "Rigas satiksme" and receive a resident’s card. The price of the card is LVL 60 per month.

The regulations on using parking-lots (paragraph 5.1.2 of the binding regulations) provide that after placing the vehicle at a paid parking-lot a customer may choose one of the payment methods set forth in the above binding regulations. Paragraph 5.1.4 stipulates that, when using SMS-payments in paid parking-lots and after placing the car at the parking-lot, the customer has to send on SMS on starting to pay for the parking service and stating the vehicle number and the tariff area. When leaving the parking-lot, the customer has to send an SMS on finishing the use of the parking-lot and stating the vehicle number. In case of SMS-payments, the vehicle must have a well-seen sticker at its windscreen.

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