Longer parking periods for professionals in loading and unloading areas

The new agreement signed by the Council of Trade, Services and Tourism Guilds allows associated professionals longer parking stays in loading/unloading areas. The new conditions give them up to two hours, along with six permits per month entitling them to six hours of continuous parking, according to the established time periods.

28/05/2020 15:28 h

Ajuntament de Barcelona

The agreement is intended to stimulate the economic reactivation of professionals linked to these guilds following the Covid-19 crisis, with various measures to facilitate their activity. More flexible use of urban parking areas for goods deliveries (DUM) allows them longer stays in over 9,500 parking spaces for loading and unloading.

  • Longer periods: maximum parking times will change from 30 minutes to two hours during the following time bands: 8 am to 10 am and 2 pm to 8 pm.
  • Monthly permits: professionals will get six special permits per month allowing them to park continuously for a maximum of six hours, from 8 to 10 am and from 2 to 8 pm.

Professional card

In addition, the benefits of the professional card will be maintained to facilitate parking in municipal car parks for professionals from the guild.

  • Regulated on-street parking: card-holders can use their card as a pre-paid card for green area parking spaces in the city which are not for exclusive use by local residents, with a discount applied to so the price is 2,50 euros rather than the usual 2,75 euros.
  • B:SM car park network: a discount of 25% will apply to per-minute parking. Card-holders will also get access to time band discounts of up to 50%, pre-paid card times with 10% discount on the cost of parking and a 10% discount on long-stay daytime parking.


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