As of tomorrow, parking fees around Nairobi Central Business District (CBD) will be Ksh 400, up from Ksh 200. This is according to a notice served by Nairobi County Director of parking, Tom Tinega.
A parking fee for residential areas has also been enacted. The amount that you pay for parking will vary according to the zone you are in.
The three parking zones
Zone i includes areas within CBD where parking will cost you Ksh 400, a 100% increase from the previous Ksh 200 fee.
Zone II consists of Kilimani, Nairobi West, Donholm, Umoja, Eastleigh, Gigiri, Parklands, Westlands, Kayole, Makadara, Allsops, Yaya Centre and Upper Hill.
Other areas within the same Zone are Lang’ata, Madaraka, Buruburu, Mwiki, Embakasi, Allsops, Muthaiga, Milimani, Hurlingham, Lavington, Karen and Eastleigh. Parking in these areas will attract a Ksh 200 fee daily.
Zone III consists of all commercial centers including malls and supermarkets, not mentioned in Zone I and II, the fee here will be Sh100
Private vehicles fee
On seasonal parking, privately owned vehicles will pay a fee of Ksh 7,000 a month, Ksh 18,000 for three months, 32,000 for six months and 55,000 a whole year. Private owners who lose their ticket fee will pay an additional Sh1000.
Buses Fee to Sh1000
Non-PSV buses are required to pay Sh1000 as daily parking fee in accordance with the Finance Act, 2019. The parking fee change comes as a result of a drop in revenue collection by the Nairobi County government.