Council tax across Aberdeen is set to rise by 4% – after the budget outlining savings to plug a £37.9 million funding gap was approved.
Fears have been raised that plans to scrap free parking will harm businesses in town centres.
Drivers will have to cough up more to park in car parks and streets across the city from Monday April 22.
More than 5,000 people signed a petition opposing Angus Council’s parking charges plans.
Angus Council has already bowed to public pressure before beginning a formal consultation process on introducing parking charges in October.
Parking charges could be raised across Aberdeen city centre as the council tries to find ways to balance its books.