On July 7th, 2016, Pattaya Police Chief Col. Apichai Klobpetch
announced new opening hours for Sin City:
Venues located on Walking Street and on Pattaya Beach Road can stay open until 04:00, bars, clubs and dancings outside this area must close at 02:00.
The police chief stressed that the new closing times would be strictly enforced.
Venues found to be flouting the rules would be prosecuted and shutdown for five years
, Pattaya Police Chief Col. Apichai Klobpetch said.