Service Name

Final Design Approval

Final Design Approval

Description This service allows the customer to obtain approval on the final architectural, structure and mechanical design of the project prior to obtaining the building permit


Requester Consultant
Service Deliverables Approval on the design
Service Request Channels
  • Online
  • Customer Service Center at Dubai Studio City - Commercial Building 1 - Ground Floor
Service Hours
  • Online: 24/7
  • Customer Service Centre:

     Monday to Thursday from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.

     Friday from 7:30 am to 12 pm.

Estimated Time to Deliver 5 Working Days
Service Fees
  • New Submission: AED 0.1 per ft2 on total Built up area.
    Minimum AED 200 & Maximum AED 50,000
    Paid Fee will be deducted in Final Building Permit
  • Renewal: AED 2,000 per year
    (Maximum Renewal: 2 years)
An additional fee of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction
Required Documents


For Museums
For Public Administration Building (Existing)
For New Educational Buildings
For Public Administration Building (New)
For New Hotels and Motels
For Commercial Center
For New Masjids and Religious Buildings
For General Requirements
For New parks, Beaches and Natural Spaces
For New Hospital and Clinics
  • Green Building Declaration stamped and signed by Consultant
  • Green Building Code Checklist stamped and signed by consultant
  • NOC from department of Civil Aviation (if applicable)
  • NOC and stamped drawings from Ministry of AWQAAF & religious affairs (for Masjid purpose)
  • DM Environmental Authority approval for swimming pools, industrial use (industrial / manufacturing), and gray water treatment plant (if applicable)
  • Approved vehicle access and traffic impact study from RTA
  • Gate Level confirmation from RTA
  • RC Structural Design Approval Checklist
  • Structural calculations and structural model (soft copy)
  • Peer review report (as per Structural Guidelines) (if applicable)
  • District cooling service provider NOC (if applicable)
  • Valid NOC from DEWA (Electricity & Water)
  • Civil Defense final design approval
  • NOC from Telecom Operator (Du/Etisalat)
  • Sewerage Connection Confirmation from Master Developer/ infrastructure consultant/DM- Drainage Department)
  • Mechanical Design Review Checklist
  • Site Plan must be valid at the time of submission
  • No documents are required for design renewal application
  • Soil Investigation Report (Form No. ZA-DC-F-07B) must be approved by DDA before applying for this service.
  • The approved design is valid for 1 year