MAWAQiF, the parking sector of the Integrated Transport Centre specializes managing and organizing parking spaces in Abu Dhabi Emirate. MAWAQiF developed a parking management program that provides sustainable solutions aimed at ensuring a more accessible and less congested city. This initiative supports Plan Abu Dhabi 2030 to place Abu Dhabi as one of the leading world capitals.
MAWAQiF inspectors monitor the sectors where the system is implemented to enforce the parking law (No.18 year 2009) and take appropriate measures and offer advice and consultancy about the related services and regulations.
MAWAQiF is responsible for regulating and monitoring all private multi-story car parks to ensure that owners are committed to the technical specification and the utilization instructions.
Existing private buildings that were built before the enactment of the law:
Following the authorized technical regulations based on Law No. 18 of 2009 concerning the regulation of vehicles parking in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Authorized buildings to be built after the enactment of the law:
Allocating one free parking space for each residential apartment, starting with the ones with more rooms than the others. In the case of two apartments with the same number or rooms, priority in distribution will be given to the oldest occupants of the building in terms of tenancy period.
Multi-use buildings - “Residential and Commercial”
Parking spaces distribution would be allocated as per two phases.
Allocation of one free parking space for each residential apartment, starting with those apartments with more rooms than others. In the case of two apartments with the same number of rooms, priority in distribution will be given to the oldest occupants of the building in terms of tenancy period.
On the following phase, if there are additional parking spaces after the completion of phase 1, they will be distributed to other occupants “Offices” of the building based on apartment surface area.
Allocation free parking spaces to the building tenants, owners of commercial and services activities based on apartment surface area.