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

This service enables the customer to obtain a permit for utilizing part of the right of way (footpath, parking, sikka or hard shoulder) in a temporary and specified duration for construction or maintenance works such as concreting, loading & unloading, fixing advertisements, NDRC works, etc.

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Contractors are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Covering letter describing the details and duration of the required works addressed to the Manager of RTA Building Permits and Services section
  2. Detailed Layout on a suitable scale showing the existing conditions with the proposed route of the dewatering line with the proper traffic control tools and all safety measures as per Dubai WZTM manual
  3. Copy of company’s Trade License (Dubai only)
  4. Copy of developer Affection Plan and/or coordinates of the site
  5. Copy of developer Building permit for construction sites applications
  6. RTA Building Construction or Demolition permit from e-services for construction sites
  7. Approval of the Construction NOC in case of excavation or any works effecting the infrastructure of the road
  8. Pictures of the work zone (with the date)
  9. Copy of RTA WZTM receipt
  10. NOC from Developer and Landlords (in case of utilising other plots)
  11. NOC from other concerned authorities
  12. Copy of old permits and drawings (in case of renewal)
  13. Copy of Temporary Access and Temporary Fencing permits for construction sites applications
Service fees
  • 75 AED permit fees
  • Refundable deposit according to the area (if applicable)
  • +20 AED Knowledge and Innovation fees.
Process time
  • 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 drawings.
Average waiting time
  • Instantly.

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

What you will get

Permit to use part of the right of way.

Terms and conditions

This service has no terms and conditions.


This service has no FAQs.

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