Building Permit

Note: Land Demarcation Certificate to be obtained before starting any activity at site

Final Building Permit:

Documents Required

Note: The approved permit is valid for 4 years

Fees

  • Normal Submission: AED 1.00  per ft2 on Total Built-Up-Area (minimum AED 200) . The final Building permit fees will be calculated after deducing the fees which were paid previously for the Interim & Preliminary Permit except for Mobilization and Excavation Permits.
  • For Industrial use: the above fees not to exceed AED 250,000
An additional fees of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction.

Duration

  •  2 working days (for completed application)
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Mobilization Permit:

((Preliminary Design Approval should be obtained before applying for this permit (refer Form No. ZA-DC-F-03))

Documents Required

  1. Building Permit Application (In case of applying through customer service center)
  2. Appointment letter signed by owner, consultant and contractor
Note: The approved permit is valid for 6 months

Fees

  • Mobilization Permit: AED 5,000 
  • Mobilization for Villas: AED 1,000 per Villa
An additional fees of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction.

Duration

  •  2 working days (for completed application)

 

Excavation Permit:

((Preliminary Design Approval should be obtained before applying for this permit (refer Form No. ZA-DC-F-03))

Documents Required

  1. Building Permit Application (In case of applying through customer service center)
  2. Appointment letter signed by owner, consultant and contractor
  3. Geotechnical design calculations (slope stability) for open Excavation
  4. Geotechnical Model (software)
  5.  Excavation design drawings (as per Circular No.400 )
  6. NOC from relevant authorities (if applicable)
  7. Excavation Design Review Checklist
  8. NOC from Neighbor/Plot Owner (if Excavation in Neighbor plot)
Note: The approved permit is valid for 6 months

Fees

  • Excavation Permit: AED 5,000
  • Excavation Permit for Villas: AED 1,000 per Villa
An additional fees of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction

Duration

  • 3 working days (for completed application)

 

Shoring Permit:

((Preliminary Design Approval should be obtained before applying for this permit (refer Form No. ZA-DC-F-03))

Documents Required

  1. Building Permit Application (In case of applying through customer service center)
  2. Appointment letter signed by owner, consultant and contractor
  3. Geotechnical design calculations
  4. Geotechnical Model (software)
  5. Shoring Design Drawings (as per Circular No.400 )
  6. NOC from relevant authorities (if applicable)
  7. Shoring Design Review Checklist
  8. NOC from neighbor/plot owner (if Excavation and anchors in neighbor plot)
  9. Peer Review geotechnical 3rd party report for More than 3 basement/or special project near the water bodies.
Note: The approved permit is valid for 4 Years

Fees

  • Shoring Permit: AED 0.05 on Total Built-Up-Area (ft2)
  • An additional fees of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction

Duration

  •  5 working days (for completed application)

 

Piling Permit: 

((Preliminary Design Approval should be obtained before applying for this permit (refer Form No. ZA-DC-F-03))

Documents Required

  1. Building Permit Application (In case of applying through customer service center)
  2. Appointment letter signed by owner, consultant and contractor
  3. Geotechnical design calculations
  4. Geotechnical Model (software)
  5.  Piling design drawings (as per Circular No.400 )
  6. Piling Design Review Checklist
  7. Peer Review geotechnical 3rd party report for building as per DM Circular No. 237
Note: - Shoring and Piling permit submission shall be submitted separately -  The approved permit is valid for 4 Years

Fees

  • Piling Permit: AED 0.1 on Total Built-Up-Area (ft2) +
  • An additional fees of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction

Duration

  • 5 working days (for completed application)

 

Sub-structure Permit:

Sub-Structure Design Approval should be obtained before applying for this permit (refer Form No. ZA-DC-F-04))

Documents Required

  1. Building Permit Application (In case of applying through customer service center)
  2. Appointment letter signed by owner, consultant and contractor
Note: The approved permit is valid for 4 Years

Fees

  • Normal Submission: AED 0.2 per ft2 on Total Built-Up-Area (one-time fee) + AED 20,000
An additional fees of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction

Duration

  • 2 Working Days (for completed application)

 

Important Notes: Any legal documents consisting of more than one page must be sealed. The Power of Attorney shall clearly set out the delegated powers and needs to be accompanied with a valid passport copy of the Attorney-in-fact when presented to the Authority. The Authority reserves the right to request for any additional documents or attestations by the UAE embassy or other embassies or government entities it may require, as and when necessary. Board Resolution and/or Power of Attorney is required from the Manager: this should state the Manager's full name, nationality and passport number. The legal documents must be in English and /or Arabic. Documents prepared in any other language other than English or Arabic must be legally and officially translated.

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