After more than two decades of talking about it, the first phase of the Blue Zone parking tax is set to be introduced in several areas of Vélez-Málaga and Torre del Mar at the beginning of July 2013. This first phase will affect calle Cervantes, Camino de Málaga, Cristo, Canalejas and Reñidero in Vélez-Málaga and calles Princesa and San Martín in …
At least three companies have so far expressed an interest in running the paid parking scheme, the so-called Blue Zone system, in Vélez-Málaga and Torre del Mar. The current idea is to have the system up and running in 2013.
The PSOE in Marbella has filed a motion asking the government team to set aside the blue zone parking scheme on the grounds that it merely privatises streets where parking is currently free. The blue zone parking scheme starts in Puerto Banús later this month.
Vélez-Málaga Council is taking the necessary steps to introduce a ‘blue zone’ parking system in the commercial areas of Vélez-Málaga and Torre del Mar, the idea being limited time parking in certain streets to encourage the rotation of vehicles.