Dubai Municipality has set the conditions and procedures for changing the engineering office and the contractor, at the request of the owner, whether with the consent of the engineering office and the contractor, to be changed or not, stressing that both must be licensed to work in the emirate.
The administrative decision number 10 for the year 2019, signed by the Director General of Dubai Municipality, Eng. To the competent department, signed by his legal representative, and the alternative office, supported by a declaration issued by the owner, including his approval of the change, and a technical report issued by him, including the stage reached by the construction work, and indicate the extent of compliance with the building permit and approved plans and technical and engineering assets in force for In the event of issuance of the building permit.
The conditions stated that the alternative engineering office must be licensed to practice the profession in Dubai, and that its classification category should not be less than the category of the building to be changed. When the required requirements are met, the Competent Department shall approve the request to change the engineering office. A new building permit in his name.
As for the conditions of contractor change, the municipality has specified conditions, if the contractor agrees to be changed, the application shall be submitted by the engineering office to the competent department, signed by his legal representative, the legal representative of the contractor to be changed and the alternative contractor, supported by a declaration issued by the owner, including his approval. On the change, reinforced by a technical report from the Engineering Office.
The alternative contractor must be licensed to practice the profession in Dubai.