Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội People’s Committee has issued a decision on vehicle parking fees to keep a check on inconsistent and high rates being charged in various parts of the city.
As per the decision, the day-time parking duration is from 6am to 6pm, while the night time is from 6pm to 6am the following day.
Bicycles, electric bikes and electric motorbikes parked outside apartment buildings, trade centres, tourist attractions, historical and cultural relics, are to be charged VNĐ2,000 (US$0.09) for day, VNĐ3,000 ($0.13) for night, VNĐ4,000 ($0.17) for a wholde day, and VNĐ40,000 ($1.7) per vehicle for a month.
For motorbikes, the parking fee is VNĐ3,000 for day; VNĐ5,000 for night; VNĐ7,000 for day and night; and VNĐ70,000 for a month, respectively.
At markets, schools and hospitals in suburban districts and Sơn Tây Town, the bike parking fee is reduced by VNĐ1,000 for day time or night time slot and by VNĐ10,000 for monthly parking. In these places, the motorbike parking fee is VNĐ2,000, VNĐ3,000, VNĐ4,000 and VNĐ50,000, respectively, for day time, night time, day and night time, and monthly parking.
Parking fees are different at apartment buildings and trade centres that have supervision systems, access card swiping machines and automated technology for counting and printing bills. The fees for day time, night time, day and night and monthly parking for electrical bikes and motorbikes are VNĐ2,000, VNĐ3,000, VNĐ4,000, and VNĐ40,000, respectively. For motorbikes, it is VNĐ5,000, VNĐ6,000, VNĐ10,000 and VNĐ100,000, respectively.
In apartment buildings and trade centres (without technology), fees for bikes are lower by VNĐ1,000 for daily parking and VNĐ10,000 for monthly parking. Motorbikes are charged at VNĐ2,000; VNĐ3,000; VNĐ5,000, and VNĐ60,000, respectively.
One-time parking for cars outside venues is limited to 120 minutes after which the parking fee is counted once again. Overnight car parking equals to three-time parking rates.
For nine-seated cars and trucks weighing less than two tonnes, the fee is VNĐ20,000 to 40,000 per time, depending on the street. More than 10-seat cars and over two-tonne trucks will have to pay VNĐ25,000 to 50,000 per time.
The fee includes value-added tax and is applicable for State-invested parking facilities.
The monthly car parking fees in apartment buildings, trade centres, multi-storey parking areas and non-state parking facilities will be fixed by its investors and operators, with approval from the district- or town-level people’s committees. The rate cannot exceed the maximum level decided by the municipal People’s Committee.
Decision 58/2016/QĐ-UBND also says that ministerial or ministry-level agencies, governmental agencies and all people’s committees in the capital city have to ensure there are free parking spaces for officials and visitors. — VNS