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Apply for a Permit to Utilise Part of The Right-of-Way

This service enables you to obtain a permit to utilise part of the Right of Way (footpath, parking, sikka or hard shoulder, etc.) for a temporary and specified duration for construction or maintenance works such as concreting, loading and unloading, fixing advertisements, NDRC works, etc.

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Contractors, and governmental organisations are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Copy of the affection plan issued by the Building and Land Licensing Authority in the area (for projects in areas not regulated by Dubai Municipality)
  2. Copy of the building permit issued by the Building Permits authorities for building construction applications (for projects in areas not regulated by Dubai Municipality)
  3. Photos of the work zone
  4. Detailed layout on a suitable scale showing the existing conditions with the proposed works, the proper traffic management instruments, and the safety measures as per Dubai Work Zones Traffic Manual adopted by RTA.
Service fees
  • According to the type of permit
  • Refundable Security Deposit for the proposed temporary occupation of Right Of Way
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • According to the scope of work.
  1. The customer logs in using his username and password or UAE Pass.
  2. The customer selects New Permits from the left side menu.
  3. The customer clicks Permit Type and selects the application type as per the required permit and scope of work.
  4. The customer selects the Sub-type of the application.
  5. The customer enters the duration and a clear description of the work as per the scope of work.
  6. The customer fills in his information.
  7. The customer marks the proposed work location on the map.
  8. The customer enters the contractor's contact information for technical discussion, if required.
  9. The customer enters the project information.
  10. The customer uploads the required documents.
  11. The customer clicks Submit to generate the application number.
  12. The customer receives the approval on the application after its successful review by RTA Engineer in coordination with the relevant internal departments.
  13. The customer settles the required fees and downloads the permit and approved drawings from the application page.
  14. To renew, the customer clicks on Renew in the dashboard then enters the duration and the description of the work and pays the new permit issuance fee.
Average waiting time
  • Instantly.

The validity varies according to the condition and the type of the application.

What you will get

Permit to Utilise Part of the Right of Way.

Terms and conditions
  • For any type of excavation work, the customer must obtain an ENOC.
  • The customer has to submit a refundable deposit in case the work did not require an NOC, because the fees are collected after the final approval of the permit.
  • If the customer does not pay the fees within the stated period, the permit is automatically cancelled.
  • For more information, the customer can check the Executive Council Resolution No. (54) of 2021 Regulating Works in the Right of Way.

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