Housing and Urban Planning

The Sultanate’s government spares no effort in providing the social and economic requirements of the citizen and insuring their welfare. Housing is one of the most important human requirements that were organized by laws and regulations. Many states of the Sultanate has received many vital and important housing projects because the fact that the house is an important of housing need for each family. Ministry of housing delivers a range of services including Applying for planning permissionHousing Loan Application and Land registry.

Housing Laws and Regulations

The rules of housing are being stated by the royal decrees and ministerial decisions aiming at There are many housing laws and regulations, such as the Royal Decree - Executive Regulation to Organize Usufruct over the Sultanate’s Lands and Ministerial Decision - Regulations for Land Planning Controls. Also, there are further decrees and ministerial decisions that regulate the planning and use of the land parcels in the Sultanate.

For more information about the housing laws, you can visit the laws page on the Ministry of Housing website .

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    Building permits in 2017:
  • 24,149 residential
  • 754 commercial
  • 1,002 agricultural

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