Dubai Municipality launches a new electronic system for licensing and regulating building control in the Emirate of Dubai
This launch of a new electronic system for licensing and regulating building control in the Emirate of Dubai is an important step to modernize processes and simplify procedures, which will improve building quality and provide a better customer experience.
This new system reflects Dubai Municipality’s commitment to applying the latest technologies in the construction sector and providing smart and integrated services.
The use of Building Information Modeling is the latest technology in building design and engineering project management, and can help improve construction quality, save construction cost, and improve project management.
BIM can help provide a comprehensive view of a project and identify potential problems at an early stage, thus reducing repair costs at a later date.
They also help improve collaboration among all members of the project team and improve the management of project-related documents and data.
BIM can help improve building design and improve energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.
Thus, it can be said that this step strengthens Dubai’s position as a leading city in applying modern technologies and improving the quality of services related to building and construction.
This reflects Dubai Municipality’s commitment to providing distinguished and innovative services, and improving the quality of life for residents and residents in Dubai.
This new system is an important step in developing the construction sector and improving the level of quality in it. It also helps in achieving environmental sustainability and improving the energy efficiency of buildings.
As the technologies and practices used in the construction sector are constantly evolving, it is important that Dubai Municipality continues to use the latest technologies and practices to improve the quality of construction and provide outstanding services to clients.
This new system can help make the construction permit process faster and more efficient, and improve collaboration between all parties involved in the project.
It can reduce costs and time spent on administrative procedures, making the building permit process more streamlined and easy for customers.
This new system is part of Dubai Municipality’s efforts to enhance competitiveness and innovation in the real estate sector, improve construction quality and enhance the safety of buildings in the city.
This new system is an example of how modern technology can be used to improve government services and facilitate the lives of citizens and residents. The new system can contribute to making administrative procedures more effective and easy, and to save customers time and effort.
The launch of this new system indicates the importance of modernizing and developing government operations using modern technology, and improving the quality of services provided to citizens and residents in Dubai.
It is important that these services continue to be updated and enhanced in line with the continuous technological developments, and to meet the needs of customers better and faster.
The building and construction sector is one of the most vital sectors in Dubai, and it is important to develop it and improve the quality of construction and buildings in it, and this contributes to improving the quality of life for citizens and residents in the city and strengthening its position as a leading city in development, innovation and digital transformation.
This new system can contribute to achieving these goals and improving services related to building licensing and control in Dubai.
Features and properties
For her part, Maryam Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the Buildings Regulation and Licensing Agency in Dubai Municipality, said: “The new system includes many advantages and characteristics, namely: improving customer experience and quality of services by shortening steps and reducing attachments. required for submission, and thus the information entered, which enables the owners to use the system to follow up on the application.” Easily in addition to providing proactive services to customers and the possibility of automatic approval of some services. The system will also provide automated auditing tools for consultants to automatically examine designs and verify their compliance with the requirements of the Dubai Unified Building Law, and facilitate the process of automatically extracting information from designs and blueprints.
The new system supports digital identity login and automatic user identification, in addition to its integration with the latest standards of building information modeling and geographic information systems, with the possibility of smart checking using applications and smart devices while monitoring construction activities. The system also provides a comprehensive database and detailed maps of buildings compatible with Dubai’s digital twin, which supports various entities in providing smart services, especially since it is electronically linked to the engineering qualification system and all entities that have a role in licensing. and process control.
The first group
The first set of services in the new system will include: new building permit (initial and final submission), site preparation and earthworks licence, permanent fencing licence, self-decoration, self-maintenance, transaction cancellation and extension of validity of approved plans. It will also include a number of construction activities monitoring services, such as license renewal, periodic inspection, night work permit, consultant change and contractor change. The municipality will finish launching the rest of the services in stages during the current year. Dubai Municipality will also organize training workshops for consultants and contractors to familiarize them with the standards required for Building Information Modeling (BIM), which will contribute to familiarizing them with the mechanism for using the new system.
The first group of services in the new system contains many advantages and features that will improve customer experience and quality of services. By reducing the steps and attachments required to apply, owners will be able to use the system with ease and allow them to auto-approve certain services. The system will also provide automated checking tools for consultants to automatically check designs and verify their compliance with the requirements of the Dubai Unified Building Code, and facilitate the process of automatically extracting information from designs and blueprints.
The first services also include digital identity login and automatic user recognition, and system integration with the latest Building Information Modeling and Geographic Information Systems standards, enabling smart checking using smart apps and devices while monitoring construction activities. The system also provides a comprehensive database and detailed maps of buildings compatible with Dubai’s digital twin, which facilitates the process of providing smart services and supports various entities in controlling and licensing.
The first set of services in the new system will include a number of building permit services, such as new building permit (initial and final submission), site preparation and excavation work permit, permanent fence permit, self-decoration, self-maintenance, transaction cancellation, and extension of validity of approved plans. The first group will also include a number of construction activities monitoring services, such as license renewal, periodic inspection, night work permit, consultant change, and contractor change.
It is scheduled that Dubai Municipality will launch the rest of the services in stages during the current year, and training workshops will be organized for consultants and contractors to familiarize them with the standards required for Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the mechanism for using the new system. This system aims to improve the quality of services and simplify procedures for owners and customers in the construction sector in Dubai, save time and effort for the authorities concerned with licensing and monitoring, and improve the performance of the sector in general.