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Apply for Footpath Modification Permit

This service enables you to obtain a permit for the construction of external paving works/permanent access works.

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Contractors are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Cover letter addressed to RTA Building Permits and Services section manager describing the requested work details and duration
  2. RTA approval letter and approved layout for the proposed external pavement (from consultant)
  3. Company's trade License (Dubai only)
  4. Developer/ Municipality affection plan showing the surrounding roads
  5. Pictures of the location from all sides showing the surrounding road network
  6. Copy of old permits in case of renewal
  7. Building permit or completion certificate
  8. Construction and demolition permit from e-services
  9. Certified plan from Dubai Municipality
  10. Construction E-NOC (excluding villas).
Service fees
  • 100 AED permit fees
  • Refundable deposit according to the area (if applicable)
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • 5 working days.

Through website

  • The customer submits the required information and documents
  • RTA staff provide the approvals required for the proposed work
  • The customer settles the fees and receives the permit letter and approved drawing.
Average waiting time
  • Instantly.

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

What you will get

Permit for temporary entries and exits – altering the height of the pavement.

Terms and conditions

This service has no terms and conditions.


This service has no FAQs.

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