Drawing of lots for Carnival 69 parcels

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The Department of Infrastructure and planning (DIP) announces changes in the application and granting of the precario permit for lots during Carnival 69.

The application form for lots is only available online and can be found to download on the government website; government.aw.

There are four lot applications on each page, so you have to cut the form in four before depositing these in the corresponding draw drum located in the hall of the Infra Building.

One must place an AWG. 4,00 stamp on each application. The stamps are available at the post office.

Once the application form is filled out and stamped, you can put them in the corresponding draw drum in the hall of the Infra Building located at Sabana Blanco 68 during regular business days from 7:30 am – 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The last day to submit the application form is Thursday, January 19, 2023, and the drawing is on Friday, January 20, 2023.

Attention to the following:

You must fill out the application forms completely to be valid. DIP will discard incomplete applications;

Application forms should include an email address and a valid personal tax number (persoonsnummer).

Spectators parcels:

The petitioner should indicate the preferred choice for the lot on either LG Smith or Vondellaan on the application form; Once drawn, the application is automatically assigned a parcel number based on the availability of the lots. This year the lots are no longer selected on a map.

Vendors parcels:

The vendor must deposit the completed application form for a vendor’s lot in the corresponding drawing drum for the location/area the vendor prefers; Once drawn, the application is automatically assigned a parcel number based on the sequence of available parcels. This year the vendor’s lots are no longer selected on a map.

IMPORTANT: DIP discards incomplete application forms and assigns the next lot number to the application form drawn next.

All participating carnival trailers/floats should pass technical inspection. Not inspected trailers and floats are not allowed in the parades.

In addition, all participating vehicles should have the seal of the technical inspection by the DTI to be able to drive in the parades. It includes all UTVs, ATVs, trucks, chassis, flatbeds, and container trucks. Contact the Department of Technical Inspection DTI for more information.

The Planning Department of the Police Department can be reached at 5852500 from Monday to Friday between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm.

During weekends, float/trailer owners can contact the Police line 100, who will notify the corresponding officer to inspect the trailer/float.

The Police Department urges carnival participants/groups to ensure they comply with all the requirements in time to avoid unnecessary issues. The first carnival parade, the Torch Parade, is on January 7, 2023. Only inspected trailers and floats can participate in the parade.