Carnival lot permits

ORANJESTAD – The Department of Infrastructure and Planning (DIP), responsible for the granting of lots during the carnival season, is announcing its carnival 2020 schedule.

People enjoying carnival in their tent on its lot.  Source: Facebook SMACRaffle drum for carnival lots
Persons interested in a lot for carnival 2020, can participate in the raffle by purchasing a carnival lot petition at the DIP and deposit this in one of the five raffle drums. Two of the Raffle drums are designated for the grand carnival parade in Oranjestad, 1 raffle drum designated for F&B permits for the San Nicolas parade, 1 raffle drum for F&B for the Noord Parade and 1 raffle drum for the parade in Oranjestad.

Carnival lot  Source: Facebook SMACOn Friday 6 December 2019, the notary will seal the five raffle drums at 9:00 am.
Lot petitions for carnival 2020 can be purchased and submitted at the DIP between 7 January 2020 and 13 January 2020 from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. and from 1.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
On Tuesday 14 January 2020, the lucky names will be drawn in the presence of the notary.
Lot winners need to keep in mind that there are conditions applicable for the lot permit. Failing to comply with any of these conditions will result in the withdrawal of the permit and this will be granted to the next participant on the drawn list. The person, whose permit is withdrawn, will no longer be able to participate in future carnival lot drawings.

Everyone selected for the lot permit should claim their permit personally and cannot assign a third party to claim the permit.

Requests for Trailer, scaffolds or car lot.

Lot permit requests can exclusively be submitted by individuals 18 years and older at the DIP.

Carnival lot  Source: Facebook SMACEach petition costs AWG. 4,- for a stamp, according to the stamp decree “Zegelverordening” (AB 1998 no. GT 1), art. 34.
Only one carnival lot will be granted to each individual. Should the same person’s name be drawn more than once, the DIP will only grant the person one lot. This rule also applies in the event the same address is drawn more than once. The first person registered to the same address is the one receiving the lot permit. Lot permit fee: AWG. 25,-, stamp AWG. 4,- and precario AWG. 135,-, according to the “Retributie en Legesbesluit Directie Infrastructuur en Planning (AB 2004 no. 7), art. 1.

Carnival lot  Source: Facebook SMACWinners of a lot should personally visit the DIP at Sabana Blanco 68 to choose their preferred lot. The selection of lot location is according to the order of the drawing. A valid identification (driver’s license ID card or passport) should be presented upon selecting of lot.

Any unclaimed lot within one week of the grand parade on 16 February 2020 will be voided and can be given to another individual on the waiting list.

Trailers, scaffold and cars can be placed starting 3 February 2020 between 7.00 a.m. and 7.00 p.m.) with the exception of the L.G. Smith Boulevard where the DOW will install their gazebos. All trailers, cars or scaffold structures should be removed by March 09, 2020.

Below you will find the activities calendar of the DIP for the carnival period.

Activities calendar  DIP allotment lots Carnaval 2020
Date Activity Time Place
Friday December 6 2019   The notary will seal the five raffle drums. 09:00 a.m. DIP office
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 thru Monday,  Januari 13, 2020 Lot petitions for carnival 2020 can be purchased and submitted at the DIP between 7 January 2020 From 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. and from1.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. DIP office
Tuesday, January 14,  2020 The names of the persons eligible for a carnival lot who will be drawn in the presence of the notary. DIP office

First day, Saturday, February 1, 2020

Procedure allotment carnival lots
1) all F&B permits for Oranjestad.
2) number 1 to number 50 (trailer/tent/ scaffolds).
3) recess ± 1 hour.
4) number 51 to  number 100 (trailer/tent/scaffold).
From 8.00 a.m.   DIP office
Second day, Sunday, February 2, 2020

Procedure allotment carnival lots:
1) all F&B permits for Noord and San Nicolas.
2) number 101 tot number 150 (trailer/tent/ scaffold).
3) recess ± 1 hour.
4) number 151 to the last  laatste number (trailer/tent/ scaffold).

From 8.00 a.m.   DIP office
Maandag 3 di februari 2020 Permission to put  trailer, stellage of auto  Between  7.00 a.m. and 7.00 p.m
Zondag 16  februari 2020 If one does not use the lot one week before the Grand Parade in  Oranjestad (February 16, 2019, the permit is withdrawn.
Before Monday, March 9, 2020 All trailers, scaffolds or cars must be removes.
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