Pattaya City officials crack down on illegal parking attendants, will start painting parking spaces on Beach Road this week


Following a report on The Pattaya News and other local media, Pattaya City officials have cracked down on illegal parking attendants in Pattaya near Walking Street.

Pattaya Officials were being urged by local residents to investigate after a group of unidentified men were reported to be collecting parking fees from tourists near Pattaya Walking Street in South Pattaya.

Read more about our previous story HERE.

Yesterday afternoon, the Pattaya City Deputy Mayor Ronnakit Eakkasing and the head of Pattaya City Law Enforcement Major Jeerawat Sukonthasap inspected the area in question.

Deputy Mayor Ronnakit said those men might be homeless people who were collecting money from tourists for parking spaces near Walking Street.

Today, September 15, 2020, a parking area is being painted for both cars and motorbikes on Beach Road. Pattaya City Law Enforcement officers are patrolling nearby 24 hours a day to prevent anyone collecting parking fees in public areas.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.