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Green Building Regulations and Specifications in the Emirate of Dubai

Current 2011

The Green Building Regulations were issued by Dubai Municipality in 2011 and were immediately mandatory for government bodies and optional for private developers.  Following the publication of Dubai Municipality Circular No. (198) of 2014, the Green Building Regulations are now also mandatory for all private developments with effect from 1 March 2014.

Issuer name

Dubai Municipality

Government ministry

Other

Government ministry notes

Local govt

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Target organization notes

this regulation applies on all of the building project in Emirate of Dubai

Industry scope

Construction

Disclosure venue

NA

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Energy, Environmental Compliance & Risk, Materials & Resource Efficiency (circularity), Waste & Hazardous Substances, Water

Status

Current

Region

Africa & Middle East

Date of publication

2011

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

Sub-national

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