Urgent: Dubai Municipality launches a new electronic service to speed up building maintenance
The Dubai Municipality announced the introduction of a new service for applying for a license for self-maintenance buildings to fix minor structural flaws, which changed maintenance licenses for construction works into self-licenses without requiring an assessment by municipal engineers.
With the cancellation of simple maintenance licenses and licenses for painting works, maintenance licenses for construction works were converted into self-licensing without the need for auditing by municipal engineers. Additionally, the process for obtaining the license was sped up and simplified, with fewer steps required.
The building self-maintenance service is an electronic service that enables customers to obtain a license to carry out maintenance and repair of structural defects of the building on their own because it is licensed and self-completed through the Dubai Permits System, according to Engineer Layali Abdul Rahman Al Mulla, Director of the Building Permits Department at the Dubai Municipality. enhancing the municipal website.
Providing distinguished services of high quality
According to engineer Layali Abdul Rahman Al Mulla, "Dubai Municipality aims to provide distinguished services of high quality through the new service that enhance the customer experience, make the application process easier for them, and reduce the time needed for their completion, as part of its efforts to provide innovative services and smart, integrated, and pioneering solutions that support the growth and development of the building and construction sector in the Emirate.
Given that the new service offered by Dubai Municipality now has 1,000 organizations registered under the Dubai Building Permits System as its target audience, consulting and engineering offices, contracting businesses, and landowners have the opportunity to receive a permit right away. Self-maintenance applications are broken down into three categories: easy maintenance, construction self-maintenance, and specialized maintenance.
Additionally, the new service waived the requirement for a permit for any work intended to preserve the building by fixing any non-structural flaws in it.
such as painting the interior and exterior and replacing the flooring. Customers can apply for the service of getting a license for building self-maintenance.