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DEWA Dubai

How to Set Up a DEWA account in Dubai

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is the sole provider of electricity, water and sewerage in Dubai.  Whether you are a tenant or owner of a property, you have to deal with DEWA to get access to the facilities for your property. Please see below application process and list of required documents.  There is […]

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Dubai Municipality Apps

Top Dubai Municipality Apps

Dubai Municipality has launched a number of mobile apps for easier integration with municipal services. Whether you want to access the geographical system and land maps, order animal slaughter and delivery, identify fake consumer products, find or adopt a pet, visit the parks and beaches, check out the weather, or simply contact the 24/7 contact […]

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GDRFA Dubai

List of Residency and Foreign Affairs Centres (GDRFA) in Dubai

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA) has provided a list of centres operating under the residency department all over Dubai. Residents are suggested to visit these centres instead of rushing out at the Head Office. – Jebel Ali branch working hour’s 07:30-20:00 contact number 04-7075430 – Al Manar centre at Dubai […]

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Pay-as-you-throw waste disposal fee postponed in Dubai

Pay-as-you-throw waste disposal fee postponed in Dubai

Dubai Municipality’s Waste Management Department has postponed the pay-as-you-throw waste disposal fees and fines, a day before the date of implementation of the decision. Few months ago, it was announced that all buildings in Dubai will be charged for waste collection as Dubai Municipality has decided to outsource waste collection service to the private sector. […]

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Dubai Public park visitors have to use Nol cards for entry

Dubai Public park visitors have to use Nol cards for entry

Visitors to public parks in Dubai have to use Nol card for entry as paper tickets will no longer be issued. Visitors need to purchase Nol cards to pay entry fee at Zabeel Park, Al Mamzar Beach Park, Mushrif Park and Creek Park. Strangely, residents from all the emirates are being asked to use Nol […]

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Pay as You Throw Waste Fee coming for Dubai Buildings

Pay as You Throw Waste Fee coming for Dubai Buildings

Dubai Municipality has planned to charge a pay as you throw waste fee very soon. All buildings in Dubai will soon be charged for waste collection as Dubai Municipality has decided to outsource waste collection service to the private sector. According to the news report here, a senior municipality official confirmed that Dubai Municipality would […]

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dubai shawarma food

Almost half of Shawarma outlets in Dubai may be closed down

Shawarma, the most eaten food in Dubai, is going to get scarce. Dubai Municipality has started crackdown on shawarma outlets after the deadline to implement the new guidelines on preparing and selling shawarma ended on October 31. The six-month deadline given to 572 small and medium food outlets selling shawarma across Dubai to implement the […]

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dubai bachelor accommodation overcrowding

80 raids in 320 days: Dubai Municipality goes hard against overcrowded bachelor residences in Dubai

The Dubai Municipality in coordination with the Dubai Police’s General Directorate of Criminal Investigation conducted 80 raids on overcrowded bachelor residences between March and July 2016. The drive was aimed at achieving sustainable security and public safety in buildings and existing facilities in the emirate, and preserve the sustainability of existing buildings to achieve the […]

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One House, One Family Rule: Dubai Municipality asks to report breaches

One House, One Family Rule: Dubai Municipality asks to report breaches

Dubai Municipality has advised property owners to monitor tenants and report any breach of the One House, One Family rule. Property owners renting out their properties in Dubai should: Choose a certified and approved lease contract by the concerned authorities. Select the type of individuals living in the housing by lease contract (housing only for […]

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Sewerage Fee for Dubai Residents Doubled

Dubai Municipality has doubled the sewerage fee for Dubai residents to one fils per gallon of water. The new fee will be charged from March 2015. The new rate means, for example, a monthly sewerage fee on 2,029 gallons of water — Dh10.15 — would double to Dh20.30. The Emiri decree has been issued by […]

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