E-reservations for parking to be activated from 1st November

Oman Saturday 31/October/2020 12:41 PM
By: Times News Service
E-reservations for parking to be activated from 1st November

Muscat: The electronic methods for reserving parking spaces will be fully activated in a number of locations in the Governorate of Muscat, starting from 1st November, the Muscat Municipality has announced. 

A statement issued online by Muscat Municipality said, "The municipality of Muscat directs the attention of community members to the importance of completely relying on the service of reserving parking spaces through the available electronic channels and shown in the informative boards that have been installed recently. As of 1st November, the municipality will remove all parking meters devices in all the following locations: Commercial District, Commercial Square, Ruwi Market, Al Forsan Street, Muttrah Market and Sea Street, Wadi Kabir "

"The Municipality urges all parking users to rely on the electronic reservation through the channels described as following

1. Booking via text messages: Send an SMS containing the vehicle number, code and the required number of minutes (multiple from 30 to maximum 300) to the number 90091.

2. The user will receive a text message confirming the booking and including the ticket number, the vehicle number, code, and the time required to park.

3. In the event that the user wants to extend the time, he must send another message to 90091 and follow the same previous steps.

4. Booking via Baladiyati app: The Baladiyati application for smartphones can be used to book parking by hours, as well as to obtain parking permits for vehicles, with the ability to renew permits, and all users can pay fines through the application or inquire about pending fines.

5. Booking through Muscat Municipality website: Users can access the Muscat Municipality website via the address www.mm.gov.om and benefit from the service of issuing vehicle parking permits, renewing permits, paying fines or inquiring about them.