Service Name

Sub-Structure Permit

Sub-Structure Permit

Description This service allows the customer to obtain a permit to start the lower portion of the building, usually located below the ground level, which transmits the loads of the super-structure to the supporting soil.


Requester Contractor
Service Deliverables Sub-structure Permit
Service Request Channels Online
Service Hours Online: 24/7
Estimated Time to Deliver 2 Working Days
Service Fees
  • Sub-structure Permit: AED 0.2 per ft2 on Total Built-Up-Area
  • Renewal of Sub-structure Permit: (AED 0.03 per ft2 on Total Built-Up-Area) x (No. of months requested for renewal) (Maximum AED 6,000 per month)
An additional fee of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction
Required Documents
  • The approved permit is valid for 4 years
  • Sub-Structure Design Approval should be obtained before applying for this permit (refer Form No. ZA-DC-F-04))