Service Name

Preliminary Design Approval

Preliminary Design Approval

Description This service allows the customer to obtain approval on the preliminary design of the project


Requester Consultant
Service Deliverables Approval on the Preliminary 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 4 Working Days
Service Fees
  • New Submission: AED 0.02 per ft2 on total Built up area.
    Minimum AED 200 & Maximum AED 10,000
    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
  • Site Plan must be valid at the time of submission
  • The approved design is valid for 1 year
  • Design must comply with Accessibility Code for the Built Environment in the Clusters
  • Gate level confirmation from Master Developer / Infrastructure Consultant / RTA must be submitted before starting work at site
  • An approved concept design does not exempt the consultant from adhering to Mechanical and Structural requirements in subsequent design stages
  • Releasing the Preliminary Design Drawings to register a project in Dubai Land Department with a fee of AED 2,000 in addition to fee of AED 10 as “Knowledge Dirham” and AED 10 as “Innovation Dirham” is applicable per transaction