THE DONT’S: Campaign Against Illegal Parking and Counterflowing

In line with the overall improvement within Makati, campaigns against illegal parking and counterflowing have been initiated. The Sangguniang Panlungsod of the city of Makati approved the City Ordinance No. 2017-026, entitled; An Ordinance Prescribing Additional Traffic Rules And Regulations For The City of Makati, Metro Manila, Suppletory To City Ordinance No. 2003-089, Otherwise Known As The Makati Traffic Code, Subject to Existing Laws, Rules And Regulations.

No parking zone is implemented on the streets of Dela Rosa, Tordesillas, Leviste, Salcedo, Legazpi and Valero. The loading and unloading area is moved to Tordesillas Street. As for the delivery drivers, they are prohibited to park and wait on the streets marked as redzone. However, there is a designated free parking area for them, keeping in mind the allowed minutes of parking which is 15 to 30 minutes, at the streets of Valero and Dela Rosa 1 & 2. Additional traffic lights at the intersections of Kalayaan Avenue, Pablo Ocampo Street and Metropolitan Avenue Street have also been installed to improve travel times and ensure the safety of motorists and pedestrians.

In conclusion, violations against the regulations of the ordinance implemented will face penalties according to the severity and type of violation.

Fines are stated below:

Counterflow: Php 2,000.00

Illegal Parking / Waiting: Php 500.00 to Php 3,000.00