Dubai Municipality and Land Department unify service channels, database
Dubai Municipality and Dubai Land Department signed a partnership agreement remotely to unify service channels and create a unified database. The agreement was signed between Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of the Municipality, and His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of the Land Department. The agreement also stipulates the creation of a unified map of lands in the Emirate of Dubai.
The agreement is signed in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, with the aim of strengthening the governance of procedures, unifying service channels, and enhancing the confidence of customers, including owners, consultants, investors, real estate developers and the creation of a single database at the level of the emirate and the issuance of a comprehensive and unified map.
Al Hajri expressed his confidence that the agreement would achieve its goals for the benefit of investors and customers, as work was done to establish a unified database at the level of the emirate and a unified model for land maps as well as meet the needs of investors and customers by issuing all land maps in a unified and smart manner.
Bin Mejren stressed that this agreement represents a first step to implement the unified map for the entire Dubai lands of all parties as a single and integrated work team in the Municipality and the Land Department, in order to facilitate procedures for obtaining maps by owners, investors and real estate developers in a few seconds through multiple channels.
The unified map development project includes the creation of a unified database for all lands in Dubai that includes data pertaining to the landowner as well as planning and topographical data for the land and services and everything related to design and investment. The map will be issued in the approved unified form, noting that the unified map of the land will be issued through multiple and smart channels, so that it’s issuance will not be linked to one place or location.
The agreement was signed as part of the keenness of the two departments to establish the foundations of joint strategic cooperation between them, and to benefit from the services they provide in a way that ensures the achievement of institutional integration between them.
The importance of this agreement also lies in developing and strengthening cooperative relations in a way that contributes to organizing and coordinating the legal procedures and systems in force for them, according to an institutional framework that is consistent and does not conflict with the obligations and competencies of each of them, and in line with the strategic plans of both of them. As part of the keenness on strengthening the bonds of cooperation, this agreement has been concluded and established a framework for work between them.