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Baguio to Start Collecting Regulatory Fees on Use of Roads for Parking on Mar. 11

It was announced by the Public Information Office (PIO) of the City of Baguio yesterday that on March 11, 2021 (Thursday), the city government of Baguio will start the collection of regulatory fees for the use of designated roadside parking spaces at the Central Business District.

“Starting March 11, the city government will start collecting regulatory fees for the use of certain roads at the Central Business District.”
-PIO on Facebook
According to PIO, this is pursuant to Ordinance 68 series of 2020 or the Regulating the Use of Certain Roads/Streets within the Central Business District in the City of Baguio which was was approved on June 2020.
Below are the details:

Roads Covered

Here are the following designated roadside parking spaces:

  • Lower Session Road (whole stretch and both sales)
  • Upper Session Road (Leonard Wood Road junction up to Casa Vallejo)
  • Upper Session Road (T.M.Kalaw Road junction to PFVR) Gym entry;
  • T.M. Kalaw St. (whole stretch fronting Court of Appeals (CA) and Supreme Court cottages
  • Assumption Road (corner Session Road to corner Gen. Luna – left lane)
  • Harrison Road (along Melvin Jones grandstand up to opposite of Patriotic High School)
  • Calderon Street (whole stretch of Skyworld area)
  • Claudio Street (from Generica to Phoenix Café)
  • Kayang Hilltop Road (whole stretch, right lane towards Magsaysay Avenue
  • Other roads and streets to be identified by the City Traffic and Transportation Management Committee (TTMC), with the approval of the City Council.

Time of Regulation

  • 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Daily

Allowed Vehicles

  • Four-wheeled vehicles not exceeding 5.5 meters in length.

Maximum Parking Hours

  • Vehicle owner shall pay a regulatory fee upon parking based on the number of hours it needs.
  • Maximum period will be three (3) hours in a parking slot.
  • A grace period of 15 minutes is allowed.

Regulatory Fees

Four-wheeled vehicles not more than 5.5m

  • PHP 50.00 for the first 2 hours; plus PHP 20.00 for the succeeding hour (note the 3-hour maximum time allowed).
  • A fraction of more than 15 minutes is considered 1 hour.


  • PHP 20.00 for first 2 hours; plus PHP 10.00 for the succeeding hour (note the 3-hour maximum time allowed).
  • A fraction of more than 15 minutes is considered 1 hour.

Note: Prepare the exact amount.

Violation and Fines 

Exceeding maximum parking hours

  • PHP 500.00 for motor vehicles
  • PHP 100.00 for motorcycles

Clamping or towing

  • PHP 1,500.00 for towed vehicles
  • PHP 500.00  for towed motorcycle
  • PHP 1,000.00 for clamped vehicle
  • PHP 300.00  for towed motorcycle

Refusal to pay regulatory fees

  • Immediate towing or clamping
  • Removal of the plate number
  • Payment of the following fines:
    • PHP 1,500.00 for refusal to pay
    • PHP 1,500.00 towing
    • PHP 1,000.00 for clamping

Prohibited Acts in Parking Spaces

  • Staging area for PUV
  • Repair bay except for flat tires
  • Carwash
  • Vending while parked
  • Double-parking
  • Others that will obstruct, prevent or modify the intended use of the spaces


  • Ambulances, firetrucks, or any vehicle in the official service of the PNP, BJMP and AFP with proper markings and which are in the area for the conduct of official function
  • Authorized vehicles used in the area for public works or works undertaken for public utilities such as electricity, water, or other public undertakings
  • Vehicles directed to the parking space by law enforcers for purposes of inspection
  • Vehicles of a diplomats or foreign dignitaries and their entourage
  • City Government vehicles and vehicles of City Government officials actually used by them
  •  Vehicles that are part of the official entourage in an official activity happening within or near the regulated parking areas
  • Other vehicles requested by the City Mayor to be exempt by reason of an official activity

Furthermore, the City Engineering Office under City Engineer Edgar Victorio Olpindo will implement the collection through the Traffic and Transport Management Division headed by Engr. IV Januario Borillo.

For Questions

Contact the following numbers for questions:

  •  0917-736-6208
  • 0977-819-4670

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Source: PIO-Baguio

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