• Pegs levy at the rate of N80,000 per slot per annum
Residents in Lagos State desirous to decorate their premises with assorted cars may have to rethink as the government may have introduced residential parking fees.
It was however not clear if the levy is based on the range of the cars and restricted to the high brawl areas of the state.
• Letter from Lagos State Transport Authority
But the general manager Lagos State Parking Authority, Mrs Adebisi Adelabu in a letter of August 15 addressed to a resident in Lekki and made available to page3news.com.ng titled
‘PARKING PERMIT AND DEMAND NOTICE’, in part reads: “The Lagos State Parking Authority, established under the law to consolidate all that relating to parking, and its connected purposes with powers and functions, clearly states that the Authority shall, among others, be responsible for all forms of managed parking in the State”.
According to her, “In view of the above, and in line with the administration’s policy in moving Lagos State towards a 21st century economy to align with the first pillar of THEME’S Agenda of which transportation is key, your organization is hereby served this demand notice for the setback parking (Off-Street) in front of your premises before the commencement of enforcement action.
“Based on inspection, we identified Three (3) parking slots on your setback at the rate of N80,000 per slot per annum totaling N240,000.00 (Two Hundred and Forty Thousand Naira) only.
“Also, a non-refundable Administrative/Processing fee of N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira) only applies based on your location totaling N290,000.00 (Two Hundred and Ninety Thousand Naira) only payable for the year 2022 to be paid into Lagos State Parking Authority account within a period of seven (7) days of receiving this letter”, the letter stated and provided bank details for payment.
She added, “Kindly attach proof of payment to process your permit. We would appreciate you comply with the aforementioned requests to further workable cooperation in the future.
Please be guided accordingly.
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