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Jakarta Post

Parking unit holds two weeks of tight supervision

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, February 18 2010   /  12:06 pm

The city’s parking unit will conduct two weeks of inspections in hundreds of parking locations in the city to ensure operators implement official tariff rates.

“Our standard inspection schedule is once every three months. But I have ordered my officers to make fortnightly inspections because this is a special case,” the head of the parking unit, Benjamin Bukit, told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday.     

He said that his office could not hold frequent inspections because they had limited human resources.

Benjamin said his office had the authority to impose three kinds of punishments for parking violations, including warnings and permit revocation.

“Our last warning is heavy. If the operators dare to play the ‘cat and mouse’ approach in applying the tariffs we will impose sanctions,” Benjamin said.  

So far, the parki...