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New fee video surveillance service to launch in capital in September



With the new extension, fees charged for video surveillance services or smart cities will take effect from September instead of March 1, 2023 as originally planned.

Prices range from $0.01 to $70 per month per property, depending on category and area.

The Council of San Salvador has extended the “effectiveness until September 1, 2023” of Municipal Agreement 12, which was amended on November 5, 2020 by the “Ordinance Regulating the Fees for Municipal Services of the City of San Salvador”. The new extension he has been in effect since March 1st.

The local government extended on October 21, 2021 to July 1, 2022 and approved a new extension to March 1, 2023 on June 24, 2022.

According to Article 25-A of the Ordinance, Smart City Service (Smart City) fees apply to all municipal properties.

Héctor Silva explained that when the current municipal government received the project, it “did not exist” and “did not work”, so the ordinance was extended. His ethos, he explained, is to “extend the project until it’s fully operational.” According to Silva, in May 2021 San Salvador didn’t even have 300 cameras installed when he should have 1,150 to 1,300 cameras.

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Reforms that take effect next September describe the service as an integrated platform of elements installed throughout the capital, using fiber optic rings, wireless connections or another type of network to transmit images from operations. You can monitor locally or remotely. A center that enables digital image processing such as car license plate recognition and facial recognition.

According to the reform, the aim is to monitor and prevent violence and crime, and monitor traffic and community development.

The project was awarded $84.8 million to EyeTech Solutions, SA de CV by the Council on January 17, 2020.

Price: $0.01 to $70.

The reform classified the property of the municipality of San Salvador into different categories, according to the area, the size of the property and its use (housing, various uses, abandoned or uninhabited, vacant lot, ecological reserve, or vacant lot). We apply differentiated rates. .

The highest priced category is A, which is found in Escalon, San Benito, Bernal, Buenos Aires, Central America, and residential condominiums such as La Capilla and Cumbres de la Escalon. Like the 1st Road Ax. Poniente Street, Jerusalem Avenue, La Capilla Avenue, Los Andes Avenue in the Metrocentro area, etc.

This Category A residential property has up to 70 square meters and pays $6 per month. $7 for areas between 70.01 and 200 square meters. $8 for 200.01 to 500 sqm, $9 for 500.01 to 1,000 sqm, and $10 for 1,000.01 sqm and above.

Category B residential properties are paid between $2 and $6 per month. Rates for Category C properties range from $0.50 to $0.90 per month. Category D, where the property is located in the Candelaria area, Residential Amatepec area, etc., costs between $0.05 and $0.09 per month. Category E homes with several communities pay between $0.01 and $0.03 per month.

1.- Residential properties.
Everyone pays a monthly fee for video surveillance services. Residential properties pay between $0.03 and $10 per month, depending on size and category.

2.- Various uses (commercial).
Mixed-use properties range from $0.01 (Category E up to 200 sqm) to $70 (Category A over 1,001 sqm) per month.

3.- Abandoned and uninhabited property and reserves.
Prices for this type of property range from $0.01 per month (Category E up to 200 sqm) to $8 per month (Category A over 1,001 sqm).

4.- Unemployed.
Vacant homes are paid from $0.01 per month (Category E up to 200 sqm) to $35 per month (Category B over 1,001 sqm).

5.- Deductions.
Nurseries, orphanages, hospitals, nursing homes, charities, non-profit organizations, education centers, churches, temples and sports centers are eligible for deductions.

Source: Diario Elmundo

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