Estidama & Development Review

Planning permission from the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) is required for all strategic developments in the Emirate. The Development Review Process ensures individual developments knit together and advance Vision 2030, and at the same time are aligned with the Estidama requirements. For more information on the UPC's Development Review Process please visit UPC & Development Review.

After a project receives Detailed Planning Approval, then the full requirements of the PRS Design Rating become applicable. Achievement of the Design Rating is required before obtaining building permits with the Municipalities.

Estidama Initiatives