Abu Dhabi promises fines of up to Dh200,000

By Divi S.

Abu Dhabi cracks down on housing violations

ABU DHABI 14 March 2018: Abu Dhabi City Municipality, through its Centre in Al Wathba, has launched an extensive inspection and awareness campaign to tackle crowded housing accommodations in commercial buildings in a number of areas in Baniyas, Shawamekh and Al Wathba.

The campaign aims to ensure that health and safety standards are met, with inspections also carried out on the exterior of buildings to ensure they comply with the city’s aesthetic appearance standards.

As a result of 96 inspections, the municipality had issued 14 violations.

Violators face fines ranging from Dh10,000 to Dh100,000 with recurrent offenders facing a fine of no less than Dh100,000 and no more than Dh200,000.