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Levin parking meters upgraded

If you use the parking meters when you visit Levin, there are a few changes to know about, as outlined in Parking Meter Upgrade.
Horowhenua District Council write (in part):

In December 2021 we upgraded our parking meters in Levin and moved away from a Pay by Space (PBS) system to a Pay by Plate (PBP) system.
Pay by Plate (PBP) is a ticketless system that uses your vehicle licence plate number to record your parking time and payment. You don’t need to return to the vehicle to display a ticket because your licence plate number is used to confirm your parking has been paid.
This means that you’ll need to remember your vehicle registration plate number when you pay for your parking.
Key features of our upgraded parking meters

  • A range of payment options are available, including coins, contactless PayWave (credit and debit cards) and ParkEasy (where users scan a QR code).
  • Ticketless - users don’t need to return to their vehicle to display a ticket.
  • eReceipts can be emailed. The option will be displayed on the screen when you pay.
  • Users can go to any parking meter to find how much time is left and top up if required.
  • Once paid, vehicles can move to another parking bay - the credit will still apply if it is within the same time restriction.
  • There will be no changes to parking fees or fines. If users pay by PayWave, an additional merchant transaction fee of $0.50c will be charged.
  • Instructions are on the meters to guide users through the process.

This item was updated on 26 March 2022 07:56:05