Basements are strictly for parking purpose only

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Kuwait Municipality disclosed that they will start a campaign for evacuating rented basements in residential areas in accordance with the licenses granted to them, as the basements are intended to be car parking spaces for the residents of those buildings.

Officials explained that building owners will be obliged to reallocate the basements of their buildings as car parks by the force of the law. Officials also added that the tenants can sue landlords or file complaints against them at various municipality branches if basements are rented out or used without municipal permission. “Director Ahmed AlManfouhi instructed all branches to start listing violating buildings to warn them and later check that the changes have been made in order to avoid compulsory eviction with the interior ministry’s assistance,” the sources explained.

The sources also added that growing numbers of citizens and expats have been complaining about getting parking tickets because they have no parking spaces outside their buildings.

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Bajrangi Bhai
Monday, September 24, 2018
Municipality is granting license to building owners for stores/ garages.

Indian
Sunday, September 23, 2018
But still that won''t help much. A Building of 10 floors means approx. 40 apartments, and the building basement can occupy 15-20 cars or even less, govt still need to find some alternate solutions.

Humanity
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Iam sure there will no action taken to any parking,specially Al Arbeed who taking huge rents but no parking just making fool for us.

SAM
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Good decision, should be implemented.

Humanity
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Please visit Mahboula 2nd block Street 216 Al Arbeed buildings all parking has given to warehouses when we made agreement Haris mentioned basement parking but not even one day I parked I’m sure there will be no action taken on any buildings

Erny
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Wow!!!!!!!!!!! first of all.. If the Ministry really peruses this, it can largely solve the problem of parking. Its not difficult to enforce this law.. simply give a notice to the building owner that their license will be revoked in a months time.. and this should be by the highest authority.
But Good luck guys.. cos most of the buildings are owned by rich kuwaities..

VICAR
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Good decision.. In abbasiya all basement are converted to Christian churches,especially the buildings nears to chachoos restaurant which is causing severe disturbance to tenants in the building.

John
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Wondering!!! This will be another scam which help officials to make money..This is what it is...

Ramesh
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Please visit Mangaf, Block-4, street-21 & 22

ehsan
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Thanks to Kuwait Municipality for the basement decision, pl take one more decision regarding Haris they asking huge token amount for the houses we taking on rent between KWD 70 to KWD 100
and parking shed is for KWD30/-, but they charging to new tenents KWD 70/- or more.

Ravi
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Don''t rejoice, nothing will change. Expats are destined to struggle to find parking spaces now are in the near future. You will never see the dawn in the next many decades.

Sumo
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Greedy people do not obey the law. And they try all sort of influence to stop the officers to implement the law...
There are many laws are not strictly observed in Kuwait, Eg: area based rental charge. years of rent agreement.... etc etc

Krishna
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Good News... I was surprising since the day I entered Kuwait in regard with parking - in the modern world basements are built under flats exclusively for parking, but here I have noticed all the basements are rented for stores, and some areas I have seen studio rooms as well...
Grateful to Municipality if they start a campaign for evacuating rented basements in residential areas as basements are intended to be car parking spaces for the residents of the flats.
Thanks to the Kuwait Municipality.


altaf
Saturday, September 22, 2018
i like this desision.thanks gov & municipality of kwt.

samad
Saturday, September 22, 2018
A building with 28 floors are coming up near our house in Fahaheel block 10.
But absolutely no parking place is planned for them.
I was wondering how the government gave permission for such a tall building without sufficient parking space to those who are coming to this building. We decided to shift our house when the building started occupying.
Also I felt that it is not having sufficient cross sectional area in proportion to it''s height.

Krish
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Right Decision. Hope no wasta prevails in this decision.

Raju
Saturday, September 22, 2018
pls come to see my building basement rent store
area 1 street 91 building number 137
farwaniya
KIR Buildings
we suffer too much all cars parks infront of the lifts if we buy rice bag we cant go near lifts bcz if the cars ...so i like this law ...
thanks

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