Having introduced a parking fee of K150 per hour in in all designated parking areas, Zomba City Council is aiming to to generate K12 million in the next financial year.
Zomba City Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mussa Mwale revealed that staff are deployed in various points within the city to collect revenue, as means of reviving the car park fees system which had halted due to operational challenges and ineffective monitoring systems.
“This is a good idea provided the resources are used prudently” said one of Zomba residents, hailing the development. Zomba’s Revenue Investment Promotion Officer, Maurice Tsoka Banda said revenue collectors will be deployed in various areas of the city such as Upper Council Rest House road, Shoprite and Bus Depot car park areas, Zomba Mosque car parking area, and Wool Shop parking area.
Mussa Mwale He appealed to car owners to take note of the introduction of the parking fees and abide by the council’s bylaws.