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Property Services

Apply for Increasing Allowable Height Limit of Buildings

  • Last Updated 16 Oct, 2022
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Municipality
  • Service Classification : G2C
  • Topic : Housing
Intended Audience
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee

Service Description

Qataris may submit a request to Urban Design Section of the Urban Planning Department to increase the height of a building above the allowed and approved limit. The competent engineer then examines the request in terms of the necessity of such increase and its relevance with the height of the neighboring buildings in addition to how far the surrounding streets can accommodate this height.

Offline Instructions

Submit official letter to the Customer Service Counter at the competent municipality or the Urban Planning Sector.

Service Center

  • Competent municipalities.
  • Customer Service Counter at the Urban Planning Sector.

Additional Information

  • The Ministry of Municipality clarifies on its website the process plan of the service in detail and in the form of a work plan.
  • Service duration is based on the area and the project.


No fees are required for this service.

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