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Dubai developers hit with new rules on building permits, completions

SIRA approval on security systems now mandatory for all developers in Dubai, says official

Developers in Dubai will be refused building permits and completion certificates unless their projects are approved by the newly-formed Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA), a senior government official told Arabian Business.

SIRA, set up last year, is authorised to deal with the regulations of the security industry in the emirate. It will also work in development, research and active monitoring of security services providers.

“Once the project is submitted [by the developer], Dubai Municipality will not give them a building permit unless they get a consultant to do the security system design and get an approval for it,” said Arif Al Janahi, executive director, SIRA...Read more...

Source: arabianbusiness.com