While keeping the base price same, the General House of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation today resolved to run parking lots on an hourly basis and convert 64 new parking lots into paid ones.
The House, however, approved 20 per cent increase in the base price per year for the next five years.
The MC introduced a 10-minute free pick-and-drop facility at all paid parking lots.MC House to take call on parking rates today
According to the agenda approved today, in the existing 25 paid parking lots and the new 64 lots in Sectors 7, 19, 22, 23, 24, 36 and on Madhya Marg, the same rates will be charged for the first four hours after the 10-minute free period.
A provision has also been made for electric vehicles. These will be charged half the rates.