MID RISE Code

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Jumeirah Village - Development Code Mid-Rise Lots

Revised October 2006


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INTRODUCTION 1

The Eight Principles of Jumeirah Village 1

The Jumeirah Village - Master Plan and Development Code 2

Contents of the Development Code 2

1. GENERAL PROVISIONS 3

Section 1.01. Title 3

Section 1.02. Authorities 3

Section 1.03. Purpose & Intent 3

Section 1.04. Applicability 3

Section 1.05. Amendments 3

Section 1.06. Measuring System 3

2. REVIEW AUTHORITY 4

Section 2.01. General Authority 4

Section 2.02. Development Code Administrator 4

Section 2.03. Development Review Board 4

3. ZONE 6

Section 3.01. Establishment of Zones 6

Section 3.02. Official Zoning Map 6

Section 3.03. Interpretation of Boundaries 6

Section 3.04. Uniform Application of Zones 6

4. USE 9

Section 4.01. Types of Use 9

Section 4.02. Use Categories 9

Section 4.03. Conditional Use 9

Section 4.04. Accessory Use or Structure 9

Section 4.05. Temporary Use 12

5. FORM CODE – MID-RISE LOTS 13

Section 5.01. General 13

Section 5.02. Building Configuration and Size 13

Section 5.03. Building Setbacks 14

Section 5.04. Urban Design 14

Section 5.05. Architectural Treatments 14

6. PARKING AND LOADING 17

Section 6.01. Purpose and Type 17

Section 6.02. General Provisions 17

Section 6.03 Space Requirements 17

Section 6.04. Space and Lot Design 17

Section 6.05. Loading Areas 19


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Introduction

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The Eight Principles of Jumeirah Village

Jumeirah Village is a community designed to embody a vision

of peace, harmony, health, and happiness – a community with

the highest standards of quality of life created by capturing

the best characteristics of Arab and Western culture. Overall,

eight principles form the foundation of Jumeirah Village:

Sense of Peace and Community

Jumeirah Village promotes an environment that features

peace and harmony among neighbors. Emphasis is placed

upon creating an atmosphere that promotes friendship,

family, healthy interaction and other dynamic traits that

set the neighborhoods of this community apart from other

development.

Pedestrian Friendliness

Walking and biking are more than exercise. They are an

invitation to meet friends, allow children to play, and live life

at a slower pace. The design of Jumeirah Village promotes

walking, biking and other alternatives through creation of a

convenient and entertaining atmosphere, including features

such as pedestrian access, landscaping, stores, street

furniture, architectural detail, and open spaces.

Water and Green Space

Green spaces and water represent a healthy life and

abundance in comparison to the stark beauty of the desert.

Throughout Arab history, oases have served as attractions

providing nourishment and focal points for gathering and

association. Jumeirah Village celebrates the importance

of greenery and water in the desert landscape through

development of open spaces and water features that connect

the neighborhoods and Zones of the community. Many of the

public amenities found in Jumeirah Village including parks,

sports fields, schools, mosques, and more are strategically

clustered in the green spaces to create accessible gathering

places reminiscent of the importance of the historic oasis.

Mix of Symmetry and Natural Form

Symmetry is a critical component of Islamic art, Arab

architecture and Western urban design. However, many of

the most successful communities and spaces in the world

have “evolved” through a natural, organic pattern. Jumeirah

Village is intentionally designed to capture a sense of

symmetry through an organized radial pattern and median

streets that end in a large-scale central park. At the same

time, the design also allows neighborhoods and open spaces

to occur in a more natural, pedestrian friendly manner.

Mixed Use

Actively mixed uses are a part of many of the most dynamic

and successful communities throughout the world. Mixing

uses promotes accessibility to major community features

such as parks and commercial centers and provides natural

gathering places for residents. Jumeirah Village intertwines

uses in a manner that builds both economic viability and a

sense of community.

Icons and Focal Points

Landmarks are an important component of the community as

a tool for sense of direction, community recognition, and local

pride. The unique towers, the central park, the interconnected

series of open spaces, the meandering water feature, and

the town centers are all icons that are unique to Jumeirah

Village.

Strong Public Space & Private Space

A home is recognized as a place for privacy throughout Arab

and Western culture. Today, the opportunity for privacy is

increasingly more important as a healthy escape from the

bustle of life. At the same time, however, public spaces

are expected to be locations of significant and dynamic

interaction – places for gathering, relaxing, entertaining, and

shopping. Jumeirah Village offers a broad range of choices

for privacy and proximity to public space. The best of both

worlds is found throughout the community.

Health and Happiness

Jumeirah Village - is a living and working environment

that offers superior quality of life, including a healthy and

enjoyable living environment. The numerous, interconnected

green spaces and clustered gathering spaces are

intentionally designed to promote a healthy physical lifestyle.

Neighborhoods are intended to promote social interaction.

Jumeirah Village was created by applying these Eight

Principles throughout the design process. Neighborhoods

are designed to be places of interaction and enjoyment that

are always within easy walking distance of parks, public


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amenities, shopping needs, and friends. The streetscape

is designed to be attractive, functional and inviting to both

motorists and pedestrians. Jumeirah Village offers an

immense number of choices in housing and neighborhoods

amenities ranging from secluded villas to the bustle of living

in the Town Center.

The Jumeirah Village

Master Plan and Development Code

Two documents guide the development of Jumeirah Village

to ensure that the community reaches its full potential and

appropriately applies the Eight Principles – The Master Plan

and the Development Code. These documents work together

to span the divide between the vision for Jumeirah Village

and the standards necessary to ensure that all is completed

according to plan.

The Master Plan

The purpose of the Master Plan is to set the general

foundation for the physical design of Jumeirah Village. The

Master Plan represents the physical layout of lots, open

spaces and amenities throughout the site. The Master Plan

also includes the overall design strategy that evolved from

the initial Eight Principles for the project. It discusses the

major features and characteristics that make Jumeirah

Village unique, from the broad description of the relationship

between neighborhoods, open spaces, streets, and centers

to more detailed discussion of the appearance of the

streetscape and the types of uses expected in the various

community “centers”. The Master Plan establishes the

general Circulation Plan for the community and, even here,

the Eight Principles have been combined with the need for

efficient and safe travel choices. The Master Plan document

is accompanied by two Master Plan Maps – an illustrated

map that generally depicts the look of a completed project

and a digital map that delineates the specific location and

coordinates of lots and spaces.

The Development Code

The Master Plan is a guide, a detailed layout of spaces and

Block Guidelines that provide clues to the detailed design

of Jumeirah Village. The Development Code is a tool for

implementing the Master Plan. It provides the regulatory

framework that ensures structures and uses are located

according to plan and that the anticipated high quality of life

for residents, employees and guests in Jumeirah Village is

realized. The Development Code is specifically designed to

carry out several functions:

A. Ensure design that promotes the highest principles of

general health, welfare and safety for individuals that

live, work or visit the community.

B. Provide the minimum standards needed to carry out

the vision established by the Master Plan. The intent of

the Development Code is to focus, not reign in, creative

freedom.

C. Establish procedures needed for Jumeirah Village

LLC to successfully carry out the requirements of the

Development Code.

D. Provide the tools to make sound decisions regarding the

inevitable evolution of Jumeirah Village. Communities

must change over time to remain dynamic. However,

change does not have to come at the cost of maintaining

the Eight Principles that make Jumeirah Village unique.

This Code ensures that sufficient information and

procedures are available to allow the community, and

the tools used to guide development in the community,

to change in ways that benefit Jumeirah Village over the

long term.

Contents of the Development Code

The Development Code for Jumeirah Village is designed

to address a broad range of issues important to carrying

out the functions described above and meeting the Eight

Principles that serve as the foundation for the community. The

guidelines address many issues common to all communities,

but once again, they also show an attention to detail unique

to Jumeirah Village. For example, traditional streets are

designed with sufficient width to provide parking but codes

commonly require that a development accommodate all

potential parking on the site. In Jumeirah Village, however,

on-street parking is strongly encouraged and is considered

part of meeting parking requirements.

Contents of the Development Code are broken down as

follows:

A. General Provisions. Introduce the Development Code and

provide the purpose, intent and applicability of the Code.

B. Review Authority. Confirms Jumeirah Village LLC as the

ultimate authority regarding development in Jumeirah

Village and designates representatives responsible for

carrying out the daily duties of administering the Code.

C. Zones. Divides the community into areas of common

interest and typology for purposes of regulation.

D. Use. Designates permitted uses in each of the zones of

Jumeirah Village.

E. Form. Addresses the location, size and design of all

structures in the community.

F. Parking. Establishes guidelines for provision, location,

type and design of parking areas.

G. Signs. Discusses permitted sign types by purpose,

location, size, number, intent, and detail.

H. Landscape and Fencing. Acknowledges the benefits of

adding “green spaces” and screening to the community

as a means of “softening” the built environment,

improving aesthetics, and adding additional opportunities

for recreation.

I. Administration and Procedures. Provides the tools and

processes needed to administer the Development Code.

J. Definitions. Describes the various technical or specific

terms found throughout the Development Code.

K. Application Checklists. Ensure that appropriate and

sufficient information is conveyed by the potential

applicant to Jumeirah Village LLC when requesting to

develop a site.


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1. General Provisions

Section 1.01. Title

This Development Code is hereby officially known as the

“Jumeirah Village - South Development Code”. References

to “this Code” shall be interpreted as references to the

Jumeirah Village Development Code.

Section 1.02. Authorities

1.02.01. Authority of Jumeirah Village LLC

Jumeirah Village LLC is responsible for promoting and control

of development of Jumeirah Village. As a result, Jumeirah

Village LLC is granted the authority to establish regulations

and guidelines to manage the use and development of all

land, water and structures within the boundaries of Jumeirah

Village. Jumeirah Village LLC shall have the right to approve

or deny all applications for development within Jumeirah

Village.

In accordance with the recital on the property title, Jumeirah

Village LLC has the authority to:

A. Implement and ensure compliance with this Code.

B. Appoint an authority or individual to review and approve

or deny a Concept Plan, Site Plan or Building Permit.

C. Amend and interpret this code, as needed.

D. Establish and enforce additional rules, guides and

requirements, as determined to be appropriate.

1.02.02. Authority of Other Entities

Nothing in this Code relieves the developer or landowner

from the responsibility to acquire all additional permits or

approvals as needed for site development or construction

in Jumeirah Village, including, but not limited to approval

from Dubai Municipality (DM), Dubai Electricity and Water

Authority (DEWA), Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone

Corporation, and the Department of Civil Defence.

Section 1.03. Purpose & Intent

This Code is established for the purpose of promoting the

public health, safety and general welfare of the present and

future residents, employees and guests of Jumeirah Village

and promoting safe, orderly and healthful development. The

Master Plan for Jumeirah Village is the fundamental guide

to all decisions made under this Code. This Code regulates

development in order to achieve objectives of the plan that

include, but are not limited to, the following:

A. Implement the Block Guidelines established in the plan

and defined in this Code that dictate the character and

pattern of development of the area.

B. Enhance safety from fire, panic, and other dangers.

C. Promote health and general welfare;

D. Provide adequate light and air;

E. Prevent or minimize conflicts or negative impacts among

adjacent land uses.

F. Facilitate adequate provision of transportation, water,

wastewater, parks and open spaces, other public

facilities.

G. Maintain property values by stabilizing expectations and

ensuring predictability in development.

H. Establish a process that effectively and fairly applies the

regulations and standards of this Code.

Section 1.04. Applicability

The regulations established by this Code shall be considered

minimum requirements for development as follows:

A. No building, structure or land shall be used or reused

and no building or structure shall be constructed,

reconstructed, occupied, moved, or structurally altered

unless in conformity with the appropriate regulations

established within this Code.

B. No part of a yard, open space, off-street parking or

loading space necessary for compliance by a building

or structure for purposes of meeting the regulations

of this Code shall be likewise used by another building

or structure for compliance unless such shared use of

resources is permitted by this Code and approved by

Jumeirah Village LLC.

C. All landscaping, parking, and signs shall be expected

to meet the requirements of this Code. Approval shall

be granted by Jumeirah Village LLC before a sign may

be constructed, altered or otherwise displayed within

Jumeirah Village.

D. Yards and lots shall not be reduced below dimensions

and area requirements established in this Code.

Likewise, no structure or building shall be permitted to

exceed requirements regarding bulk standards.

E. In the event that requirements of this Code conflict or

compete with requirements of other lawfully adopted

rules, regulations, ordinances, or resolutions, the most

restrictive shall apply.

Section 1.05. Amendments

Jumeirah Village LLC shall have the authority to amend

this Code, as needed. Amendments shall be completed in

accordance with Section 9, Administration & Procedures of

this Code.

1.05.01. New Development

New development taking place after amendment to the

Development Code shall be expected to meet requirements

of the Code as amended. Development shall be required to

meet an amended Code if an application for approval has not

been submitted or a submitted application has not received

approval prior to adoption of the new code amendment.

1.05.02. Existing Development

Existing development, including development that is under

construction or has received approval by Jumeirah Village

LLC, shall be exempt from meeting requirements established

by code amendments adopted following application

approval. Improvements to existing development shall meet

requirements as amended at the time of application for

approval of said improvements.

Section 1.06. Measuring System

The Standard International (SI) system of measurement shall

be considered the accepted and official measuring system

for this Code. All applications, figures and other materials

submitted for approval shall utilize the Standard International

system.

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2. Review Authority

Section 2.01. General Authority

2.01.01. Delegation of Authority

As stated in Section 1.02.01, Authority of Jumeirah Village

LLC, this section certifies that Jumeirah Village LLC is

responsible for promoting and control of development of

Jumeirah Village. As a result, Jumeirah Village LLC has the

right to approve or deny all applications for development

within Jumeirah Village. To assist in administration of these

duties, Jumeirah Village LLC is authorized to delegate

responsibilities, including but not limited to:

A. Daily administration of this Code, the Master Plan for

Jumeirah Village and other plans related to Jumeirah

Village.

B. Ability to receive, review, approve, request modification,

or deny applications for development.

C. Requests or decisions to amend or interpret this Code.

D. Enforcement of the requirements established by this

Code.

2.01.02. Summary of Review Authority

Jumeirah Village LLC hereby establishes a Jumeirah Village

Development Code Administrator and a Development Review

Board (DRB) for the purpose of administering the majority

of activity related to this Code. Table 2.01, Roles and Duties,

summarizes the purpose of each entity.

2.01.03. Conformity with Development Code

No employee of Jumeirah Village LLC granted authority by

this Code may approve or issue a permit for a development

application that does not meet the provisions of this Code.

Any approval or permit issued in conflict with the provisions

of this Code shall be considered null and void.

2.01.04. Final Authority

Jumeirah Village LLC reserves the right to final authority on

all items related to promotion and control of development

of Jumeirah Village. All decisions made by Jumeirah Village

LLC, including appeals of decisions made by the Development

Code Administrator or Development Review Board shall be

considered final.

Section 2.02. Development Code Administrator

2.02.01. Designation

Jumeirah Village LLC shall designate a Development Code

Administrator to maintain daily administration of affairs

related to development activity in Jumeirah Village.

2.02.02. General Development Application Duties

As noted in Table 2.01, Roles and Duties, the Development

Code Administrator shall accept, review, request

modification, approve, or deny the following development

applications based upon the requirements established by this

Code:

A. Concept Plan

B. Site Plan

C. Building Permit

2.02.03. Staff Duties on Behalf of Development Review

Board

In addition to duties described in Section 2.02.02, the

Development Code Administrator shall act as staff to the

Development Review Board providing the following services:

A. Accept, review, and recommend actions upon

Development Code amendments, Zoning Map

amendments, variances, exceptions, and conditional

uses.

B. Complete Findings of Fact for each decision reached by

the Development Review Board.

C. Respond to the applicant with Findings of Fact.

2.02.04. Additional Duties

Additional duties assigned to the Development Code

Administrator include:

A. Conduct Pre-Application Meetings as needed with

potential applicants prior to formal submission.

B. Monitor and enforce the regulations established by this

Code.

C. Interpret the requirements of this Code.

D. Prepare and amend any forms and application

information to be utilized in the development review and

approval process.

Section 2.03. Development Review Board

2.03.01. Designation

Jumeirah Village LLC shall designate a Development Review

Board (DRB) for purposes of approving or denying requests

to vary from the requirements of this Code, amend the Code

or Zoning Map, or appeal a decision of the Development Code

Administrator.

2.03.02. Appointment

Jumeirah Village LLC shall appoint a panel consisting of no

more than five members to serve on the Development Review

Board. Three members of the DRB shall be regular members.

Two additional members shall serve as alternates. Meetings

of the DRB shall occur regularly on a basis that shall not

exceed once a month unless approved by the three regular

members of the DRB.

2.03.03. Powers & Duties

As noted in Table 2.01, Roles and Duties, the DRB shall be

charged with the following activities:

A. Review, approve and deny applications for Variances,

Exceptions and Conditional Uses including the

establishment of Findings of Fact.

B. Approve or deny proposed amendments to the

Development Code or the Zoning Map as requested by an

applicant, Jumeirah Village LLC staff, the Development

Code Administrator, or the DRB.

C. Hear appeal of any decision made by the Development

Code Administrator.


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Table 2.01,

Roles and Duties

Role

Jumeirah Village LLC Development Code Administrator Development Review Board (DRB)

Final authority and administrator of

responsibilities related to implementation

and amendment of this Development

Code. Delegates duties as necessary and

hears appeals of any actions taken by the

Development Review Board.

Responsible for daily administration of

the Development Code including the

designated authority to make administrative

decisions. Develops a report of review and

recommendation regarding items sent to the

Development Review Board.

Responsible for approval or denial of items

requiring possible variation or alteration of

this Code. Appeals actions taken by the

Development Code Administrator.

Administrative Actions

Concept Plan

Site Plan

Building Permit

Amendments & Exceptions

Code Amendment

Zoning Map Amendment

Variance

Exception

Conditional Use

Other Duties

Accepts Notice of Intent Questionnaire

Conducts Pre-Application Meeting

Administers and Accepts Applications for

Development

Reviews Applications for Completeness

Develops Reports to the DRB and Jumeirah

Village LLC

Enforces Development Code

Interprets Development Code

Appointment and

Pre-Qualification of Consultants

Hears appeals of DRB decisions

Hears appeals of DRB decisions

Responsible for Approval

or

Denial

Submits review and recommendations

to DRB, completes DRB findings report,

and responds to applicant

Hears appeals of Administrator’s decisions

Responsible for Approval or

Denial with Findings of Fact

Hears appeals of DRB decisions Responsible Party Hears appeals of Administrator’s decisions

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3. Zones

Section 3.01. Establishment of Zones

For the purposes of this Code, the site is divided among seven

zones, as shown in Table 3.01, General Zone Information.

Section 3.02. Official Zoning Map

3.02.01 Location and Changes

A. Jumeirah Village is divided into zones as noted and

maintained by the Official Zoning Map, hereafter referred

to as the Zoning Map. The Zoning Map, maintained in the

offices of Jumeirah Village LLC, is considered a part of

this Development Code.

B. Any zoning changes shall be recorded on the Zoning

Map by Jumeirah Village LLC and each change shall be

registered on the map with a number and note indicating

the change.

C. No change shall be made to the Zoning Map except

in conformity with requirements of this Code. Any

unauthorized change shall be null and void and have no

force or effect.

D. The Zoning Map shall be the final authority regarding

zone boundaries.

Section 3.03. Interpretation of Boundaries

In the event of uncertainty regarding the precise location of

boundaries, the following guidelines shall apply:

A. Boundaries approximately following the center line

of streets or alleys shall be considered to follow such

center lines.

B. Boundaries approximately following lot lines shall be

considered to follow such lot lines.

C. Boundaries parallel to rights-of-way shall be considered

to follow such rights-of-way.

D. In all variances other than those listed above, Jumeirah

Village LLC shall make a written interpretation of zone

boundaries.

Section 3.04. Uniform Application of Zones

No building, structure, or land shall be used or occupied,

and no building or structure shall be erected, constructed or

reconstructed except in conformity with this Code.

3.02.02 Digital Map

Jumeirah Village LLC may publish duplicate versions of the

Zoning Map or utilize a digital mapping system to maintain the

Zoning Map without diluting the final authority of the physical

Zoning Map available in the offices of Jumeirah Village LLC.


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Table 3.01,

General

Zone

Information

Description

Function

• Lowest density

residential areas offer

a suburban feel with

proximity to urban

services.

• Structures are single

family, detached homes

surrounded by a private

yard.

• Mix of uses is minimal

with commercial activity

limited to home offices.

• Located primarily in

southern “triangle” portion

of the site and far right

corner of the “circle.”

• Low density residential

use offers a compromise

between suburban single

family villas and multifamily

living.

• Structures are flexible in

use - allowing single family

attached townhomes

with limited front and rear

yards, as well as apartment

flats.

• Mix of uses is minimal

with commercial activity

limited to home offices.

• Located throughout the

site and creatively used to

surround range of medium

and high density activities.

• Variety of Medium

density residential building

surrounded by other Mid-

Rises and flex units.

• Structures are medium

to high range in height,

multifamily buildings with

an attached carpark.

• Open spaces are

incidental with the

exception of optional roof

gardens.

• Use for Mid-Rise G+4

is primarily residential

with ground floor retail

activity possible. Mix use

is allowed for G+10 &

G+16 with retail possible

on Ground & First Floors

and Commercial on First,

Second & Third Floors.

Most institutional uses are

permitted by right.

• Located throughout

the “circle” portion of the

site along and within the

major roadways and in

the “triangle” portion of

the site adjacent to tower

parcels.

• High density units in 3

configurations and heights:

Gateway Tower, Boulevard

Tower and Pre-sold Tower.

• Multifamily skyscrapers

of varying heights with

attached an above/below

ground carpark.

• Open spaces are

incidental with the

exception of optional roof

gardens.

• Located along major

roadway connecting Town

Center within the site and

surrounding arterials.

• Use is primarily

residential, but maybe a

mix of residential, retail (on

Ground & First Floor), and

commercial (on Second &

Third Floors).

• For Presold Towers,

commercial use is

permitted.

• High density, mixed-use

units that create a series of

dynamic, urban cores for

Jumeirah Village.

• Multi-unit skyscrapers

of varying heights with

an urban “podium” and

an attached above/below

ground carpark.

• Open spaces may

include plazas, urban

greens and roof gardens.

• Primarily a location for

office use, although may

be a mix of residential,

office, hotel and retail.

• Located in three specific

areas of the project.

• Allows hotel or office

above retail.

• Low density, commercial

retail located within

the large median of the

“triangle” portion of the

site and within each of the

“circle” districts.

• Structures are limited

height and serve a portion

of the commercial retail

needs of the project.

• The formal green spaces

of the median surround

this portion of the site with

additional open space

desirable, but optional.

• Located within easy

access of the majority of

the “triangle” portion of

the site, particularly by

automobile.

Live High High High High High None None

Work Low Low Medium Medium High Medium Low

Shop None None Low Medium High High Low

Play Medium Medium Medium Low Low Low High

• Large open spaces

designed to provide

recreation, gathering

opportunities and civic

services within walking

distance.

• Includes Village Centers

as defined in Block

Guidelines.

• Structures are limited

height and complimentary

to the open space.

• Primarily functions

as active and passive

recreation space, including

a number of water

features. Institutional

uses are permitted by

right, as well as limited

neighborhood commercial

activity.

• Open space connects

virtually all of Jumeirah

Village..


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Figure 3.01,

Zoning Map

“Triangle” Side

“Circle” Side


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4. Use

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Section 4.01. Types of Use

Use categories are listed in Tables 4.01a and 4.01b. The

following serve as a key to the Land Use Tables and indicate

treatment for each use according to Zone.

4.01.01. Permitted Uses

A “P” indicates that a specific use is permitted by right within

the given Zone. Such uses must meet all other appropriate

requirements of this Code.

4.01.02. Conditional Uses

A “C” indicates that a use is permitted provided that the

project appropriately responds to additional criteria.

Conditional uses must meet all other appropriate

requirements of this Code.

4.01.03. Accessory Uses

An “A” indicates the use as accessory to the primary use on

a given site. An Accessory Use is permitted by right assuming

that additional requirements established in Section 4.04,

Accessory Use or Structure, are met.

4.01.04. Uses Not Allowed

An “-“ indicates that a particular use is not permitted within a

given Zone.

Section 4.02. Use Categories

4.02.01. Classification

Use categories classify land uses and activities based

upon a similar function, product or physical characteristics.

Characteristics include the type and amount of activity, the

type of customers or residents, how goods or services are

sold or delivered, likely impact on surrounding properties, and

site conditions.

4.02.02. Determination of Use

In the event that a use is not listed or classification is

otherwise required, Jumeirah Village LLC shall classify the

use as appropriate. Following are criteria for determining

classification:

A. Actual or Anticipated characteristics of the activity.

B. Approximate size of site area or floor space.

C. Amounts of sales and customer type generated.

D. Number and character of employees.

E. Hours of operation.

F. Building and site arrangement.

G. Vehicles used and parking requirements.

H. Number of vehicle trips generated.

I. Required signage.

J. Advertisement of use.

K. Likely impact on surrounding properties.

L. Ability to operate independently of other activities on a

site.

Section 4.03. Conditional Use

4.03.01. Criteria for Approval

Approval of a use in a given Zone is conditional if the use can

be made compatible assuming specific criteria have been

met to address negative impacts upon the surrounding area.

Following are variables for consideration of approval of a

Conditional Use:

A. Conformity and compatibility with the approved Master

Plan for Jumeirah Village.

B. The proposed Conditional Use will not adversely impact

the surrounding area or the overall development of

Jumeirah Village.

C. The location, size, intensity, and accessibility of the use

will not adversely impact the marketability of surrounding

uses or reduce the anticipated standard of living.

D. The size, floor, area, mass, and general appearance

of the proposed structure are to be compatible with

surrounding structures.

E. Adjacent streets and utilities have sufficient capacity to

meet infrastructure requirements of the Use.

F. Access to the site is acceptable to Jumeirah Village LLC.

G. Adequate parking will be available and in accordance

with criteria established by this Code.

H. Impacts such as night lighting and noise have been

successfully addressed.

4.03.02. Conditions

Jumeirah Village LLC may place conditions upon approval of

a Conditional Use Permit to reduce or mitigate impacts upon

surrounding uses.

4.03.03. Transferability

Approval of a Conditional Use is not transferable to new

tenants or operators.

Section 4.04. Accessory Use or Structure

4.04.01. Criteria

A use or structure shall be considered an Accessory Use or

Accessory Structure if it meets the following criteria:

A. The use or structure is subordinate to or serves the

primary use or principal structure.

B. The use is subordinate in area, extent or purpose to the

primary use.

C. The use is located on the same lot as the primary use.

D. The use is included in calculation of maximum lot

coverage.

4.04.02 Permitted Accessory Uses

Following are permitted Accessory Uses and Accessory

Structures in Jumeirah Village:

A. Home Office and Caretakers quarters as noted in Tables

4.01a and 4.01b, as well as 4.04.04, Home Office of this

Development Code.

B. Storage structures not exceeding 10 percent of the

maximum lot coverage and maintaining compatibility of

scale, materials and design with the principal structure.

C. Commercial or Institutional uses such as cafes or

mosques for the exclusive use of employees associated

with commercial or office use.

D. Solar panels and similar features, awnings, canopies,

carports, and other amenities attached or directly related

to the primary structure.

E. Trash or refuge storage and enclosures.

F. Radio, television or other telecommunications antennas.

G. Temporary uses associated with construction sites.

4.04.03 Prohibited Accessory Uses

The following uses are prohibited in Jumeirah Village:

A. Open storage of loaded and unloaded vehicles.

B. Open storage of materials, supplies or equipment.

C. Outdoor display for sale of items such as automobiles,

furniture, appliances or other large-scale materials.

D. Raising, breeding, or keeping of dogs, cats, birds or other

animals for sale, feeding or slaughter.

4.04.04 Home Office

A home office is permissible as a use in given Zones, as noted

in Tables 4.01a and 4.01b, if it meets the following criteria:

A. The home office is clearly incidental to the residential

use of the dwelling.

B. Business connected to the home office is conducted

entirely within a residential structure.

C. No outside storage of any kind is related to the home

office.

D. The residential character of the dwelling and the lot

are not altered in any way to account for a home office,

including additional parking, placement of a business

related sign, or display of wares in a manner as to be

visible to the outside.

E. Deliveries by commercial vehicles occur only between

8am and 6pm.

F. The home office creates no disturbing or offensive noise,

vibration, smoke, dust, odor, heat, glare, unhealthy or

unsightly condition, traffic, or parking problem.

G. The home office shall not result in the off-street or onstreet

parking of more than two vehicles at any one time

not owned by members of the occupant family.

H. The business conducted within the home office does not

involve retail sales or services.


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Table 4.01a,

Permitted Land

Uses: Residential

& Institutional

Residential

Single Family Villa P - - - - - -

Townhome - P - - - - -

Multifamily Apartment - - P P P - -

Home Office A A A A A - -

Caretaker Dwelling A A - - - - -

Cultural/Recreation

Park or Open Space P P P P P P P

Recreation Center C C C C C C P

Play Area P P P P P P P

Sports Fields C C - - C - P

Institutional

School C C - - P P P

Mosque P P P P P P P

Library/Cultural Center C - P - P P P

Medical Facility - - P P P P P

Hospital - - C C P - -

Civil Defence - - P - P P P

Fire Station - - P - P P P

Police Station - - P - P P P

Daycare/Nursery C - P - P P P

Municipality Services - - P - P P P

Post Office - - P - P P P

Carpark Structure - - P P P P P


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Table 4.01b,

Permitted Land

Uses: Commercial,

Utility & Industrial

Commercial

Office, General - - C C P P -

Eating Establishments

Indoor Restaurant - - C P P P P

Outdoor Cafe’ - - C P P P P

Entertainment

Indoor Entertainment - - - P P P C

Outdoor Entertainment - - - P P P C

Convenience Grocery - - C P P P P

General Retail - - C P P P P

Temporary Vendor - - - C P P P

Serviced Apartments - - P P P P -

Hotel - - - C P - -

Boutique Hotel - - C C P - -

Service Establishments

General Sales - - - C P P -

Personal Services - - C C P P -

Repair Service - - - - C C -

Gas Station - - - - - P -

Utility and Communication

Public Utility - - C C C C C

Transmission Station - - C C C C C

Waste Related Services - - - - C C C

Industrial - - - - - - -


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4.04.05. Boutique Hotels

Boutique Hotels may be considered for boulevard Mid Rise 1

& Mid Rise 2 subject to approval by Jumeirah Village LLC.

Boutique Hotels are Hotels with the maximum number of

rooms= 150.

Figure 4.01,

District Overview

4.04.06. Accessory Use Development Standards

The following standards shall apply to all accessory

structures:

A. The combination of all structures on a property, including

the primary structure and all accessory structures, shall

not exceed any requirements established in 5.0, Form, for

the given Zone.

B. No accessory structure shall be constructed upon a

property prior to completion of the primary structure.

C. Fences and walls shall not be considered an accessory

structure unless required to conceal an accessory use,

in which case the fence or wall shall be of sufficient

height to screen such use from public view, if required

and shall be in accordance with Section 8.04, Fencing.

4.04.07. School Sites

A. The Total buildable area - not including parking

structures, basements, balconies and rooftop mechanical

enclosures - will be set at FAR 2.0. This area will be

calculated to the exterior of all exterior wall enclosures

and will include all service areas and elevator shafts and

shall exclude substations and all service shafts.

B. The maximum average floor plate area for school lots

shall be 50% of lot area.

C. The maximum allowable height is G+3

Section 4.05. Temporary Use

4.05.01. Permitted Temporary Uses

Unless otherwise prohibited by this Code, the following

temporary uses and structures may be permitted provided

that they do not adversely affect surrounding properties nor

disrupt the normal activity associated with Permitted Uses:

A. Contractor’s office, construction equipment sheds and

lay down areas, haul roads, access roads, burrow/fill

sites and other construction related uses.

B. A real estate office.

C. A car park.

4.05.02. Duration of Temporary Use

A. A temporary use shall be granted for a maximum time

duration of 24 months by Jumeirah Village LLC. An

extension of time for continuance of a temporary use

may be granted by Jumeirah Village LLC upon request

and review.

B. Within 30 days following expiration of the granted time

duration, the lot shall be cleared of all debris and all

temporary structures. A guaranty or signed contract with

a disposal firm may be required as part of approval of any

Temporary Use Permit.

4.05.03. Temporary Use Development Standards

The following standards shall apply to all temporary uses and

structures, unless otherwise noted:

A. Hours of operation shall be determined by Jumeirah

Village LLC upon approval of the permit for the temporary

use.

B. Temporary sanitary facilities must be approved by

Jumeirah Village LLC.

C. Temporary uses shall meet all landscaping, fencing and

sign requirements established for the given Zone.

D. Parking for the temporary use may be required, including

a stabilized drive to the parking area.

4.05.04. Storage of Materials and Equipment

No materials, supplies, tools, or equipment, including trucks

and other vehicles of the developer, shall at any time be

placed or stored in any area within Jumeirah Village. other

than the specified lot. Storage shall occur inside a closed,

temporary building, or behind a visual barrier or fence of

such design and construction to screen such areas from

public view in conformance with Section 8.04, Fencing.

Such temporary structures, fences and visual barriers shall

require approval by Jumeirah Village LLC and shall not

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5. Form Code – Mid-Rise Lots

Table 5.02,

Building

Configuration

& Size

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Zone Code MRH MRM MRA MRP

FAR 8.0 8.0 3.0 2.5

Average Floor Plate 50% of Parcel 75% of Parcel 65% of Parcel 50% of Parcel

Ground Retail FAR 0.15 0.15 0.1 0

First Floor Retail FAR 0.15 0.15 0 0

First, Second, Third

Floor commercial

FAR

1.0 1.0 0 0

Maximum Height G + 16 Stories G + 10 Stories G + 4 Stories G + 4 Stories

Upper Floor Setback at 16th Floor at 10th Floor at 5th Floor at 5th Floor

The Retail & Commercial FAR is included in total building FAR

Figure 5.01,

Mid-Rise and Boulevard Mid-Rise Buildings in the foreground

Section 5.01. General

5.01.01. Applicability

Design requirements established in Section 5.0, Form shall be

applicable to all sites and structures in the Boulevard Mid-

Rise and Mid-Rise Zones unless specifically exempted by this

Code.

5.01.02. Relationship to Eight Principles and Master Plan

Development requirements regarding urban form are

incorporated into this Code as a means of implementing

design criteria established in the Jumeirah Village Master

Plan, ensuring a high quality of life and minimizing the

opportunity for adverse impacts on the functionality of the

community.

5.01.03. Subdivision of Property

Subject to the approval of Jumeirah Village (L.L.C), land in

the Flex and Town Centre plots in Jumeirah Village may be

subdivided if each of the lots created by the subdivision

meets all requirements of this code for the zone in which

they are located. Land subdivision of other plot types is not

permitted.

Section 5.02. Building Configuration and Size

5.02.01. Building Elements

Each type of mid-rise development shall comply with

the configuration as stipulated in Table 5.02 Building

Configuration & Size. The primary facade with main

entrance should always be facing the primary street and

any secondary entrance may front along secondary streets.

Setbacks shall be provided at the street, alley and paseo

edges.

5.02.02. Maximum Built Up Area

The total gross buildable area - not including parking

structures, basements, balconies, and rooftop mechanical

enclosures - will be set as per the FARs specified in Table

5.02 Building Configuration and Size. This area will be

calculated to the exterior of all wall enclosures and will

include all service areas and elevator shafts and shall

exclude substations and all service shafts. The table above

also specifies maximum allowable FAR for any ground floor

retail use within the buildings.

5.02.03. Average Floor Plate

A. The average floor plate area for buildings on various

Mid-Rise lots is specifed in Table 5.02 Building

Configuration & Size.

B. The average floor plate area of all buildings will be

calculated by dividing the total buildable area by the total

number of floors.

C. The average floor plate shall comprise of gross areas

including but not limited to all living spaces, walls,

service and core areas.

5.02.04. Building Height

A. The maximum height of various Mid-Rise structures shall

be as per the Table 5.02 Building Configuration & Size.

B. The calculation of the number of stories shall begin at

ground level and include the ground floor, mezzanines, or

any levels commonly considered a story. Penthouses for

mechanical equipment and basements that are not more

than 1m above grade are not included.

C. Items not considered in calculation of height shall

include architectural treatments, antennas, parapets,

spires, domes and other such features to be approved by

Jumeirah Village LLC.

D. The floor-to-floor dimension of each story shall be a

minimum of 3m and a maximum of 5m. Any area of

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Figure 5.02,

Boulevard Mid-Rise 1 Typical Site Plan

5.02.05. Orientation and Entry

A. All street and paseo edges of the lot shall have occupied

building frontage in the ratio prescribed for street

setbacks in Section 5.03 and with the quantity of glazing

prescribed in Section 5.04.02. The height of such frontage

shall be a minimum of four stories.

Figure 5.04,

Boulevard Mid-Rise 1 Lot and Building View

B. The primary façade and major building entries shall face

the major street bordering the lot.

C. In the case of lots with side streets or paseos the primary

entries must face the primary street.

D. In buildings with allowable ground floor retail, entries for

residential and retail use shall be clearly identified using

appropriate signages.

5.02.06. Parking Location and Vehicle Access

A. Parking parking is preferred below grade. A a parking structure

shall be as follows:

1. Boulevard Mid Rise 1 & 2:

Figure 5.03,

Boulevard Mid-Rise 2 Typical Site Plan

A parking structure of no more than G g + 3 will be

allowed above grade with setbacks of 13m from

streets and paseos and zero setbacks from the side

and rear shared parcel lines.

2. Boulevard Mid Rise 3 & 4:

A parking structure of no more than G + 1 will be

allowed above grade with setbacks of 13m from

streets and paseos and 5 m setbacks from the side

parcel lines and alley parcel lines.

Figure 5.05,

Mid-Rise 2 Lot and Building View

B. No parking structure may front on a Street or Paseo at

the building’s ground level. The parking façade must have

architectural treatments consistent with the occupied

sections of the building.

C. All curb cuts for access to parking shall be located

along an alley when possible. When located along a

street, curb cuts may not be located within 23m of an

intersection and 3m of a property line.

Section 5.03. Building Setbacks

5.03.01 Street and Paseo

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Figure 5.06,

Mid-Rise 3 Typical Site Plan

front on a minimum of 80% of the length of lot line within

2-4m of the property line.

5.03.02. Shared Parcel Edges

A. In the case of shared side and rear parcel lines, the

lower stories of the structure below the required setback,

may be built up to the property line.

Figure 5.09,

Mid-Rise 3 Lot & Building View

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5.03.03. Upper Story Setback

A. If buildings are built to their maximum height, the setback

requirements from Table 5.02 Building Configuration

& Size will apply to the street, paseo or alley edges of

building. The minimum setback for upper-most floors

from builidng line shall be at least 3m. This setback shall

be utilized as a balcony, with trellis and loggia treatments

wherever possible.

Section 5.04. Urban Design

Figure 5.07,

Mid-Rise 4 Typical Site Plan

5.04.01. Ground Floor Treatment

A. Any allowed ground floor retail use shall be located on

all of the adjacent streets with its main entry from the

primary street. This entry shall be cleary visible from the

sidewalk.

B. The residential Lobby and entryway shall be clearly

visible from the sidewalk and any drop off area shall not

isolate entry from the sidewalk.

Figure 5.08,

Mid-Rise 4 Lot and Building View

C. Exterior building materials, particularly at the pedestrian

level, should be selected with consideration given to use,

durability and maintenance.

5.04.02. Transparency

A. Transparency shall constitute glass with less than 30

percent reflectance. No mirror or highly colored glass is

permitted.

B. The percent of glazing of the façade shall be a minimum

of 20% on the front and rear elevations.

5.04.03. Open space

A. Each parcel shall incorporate at least 150 sqm of open

space. Such open space may be located on top of the

car park structure, at grade, or on roof.


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Section 5.05. Architectural Treatments

5.05.01. Horizontal/Vertical Articulation

A. No building shall extend greater than 20m horizontally

without a discernible vertical offset or change in

elevation treatment.

5.05.02. Mix of Permitted Materials

A. In order to create unity at the street level, at least 50%

of the non-glazed area of the facade shall be covered in

limestone. The other materials utilized to cover facades

shall be compatible in color and texture with limestone

(such as stucco, cast stone or tile).

5.05.03. Screening of Mechanical Equipment and Parking

A. Mechanical equipment, to the extent possible should

be placed on the roof of any structure. Mechanical

equipment located on a roof shall be screened through

development of a “top” for the structure.

B. Mechanical equipment that must be located below the

roof and car park structures should be located to the side

or rear of a structure and designed to be architecturally

compatible with the remainder of the structure including

incorporation of appropriate materials to assist in

screening.

5.05.04. Color

The color palette selected by applicant shall be generally

compatible with limestone as well as the colors of

surrounding development, with the rear and side of the

primary structure completed in a color compatible with the

front façade.

5.05.05. Lighting

A. Lighting designed to illuminate any or all of a site shall

be fully concealed to avoid direct visibility from a street

right-of-way and shall be designed to avoid unreasonable

encroachment of light upon surrounding sites.

B. Commercial parking, loading and staging areas shall

be expected to incorporate lighting during evening

operation.

C. Lighting shall be provided at all entry and exit points

of structures as well as locations throughout the site

in which it is determined by Jumeirah Village LLC that

safety may be compromised.

D. Roof lighting shall be permissible following approval by

Jumeirah Village LLC.

5.05.06. Balconies

A. Balconies may be counted as part of the multi-family

open space requirement. There is no requirement that all

or even any balconies be provided.

B. Balconies should be well integrated into the façade

composition, and may not appear as boxes that protrude

from the side of the building. Devices that help integrate

balconies include: partially or fully recessing the balcony

into the façade, placing the balcony at an inside corner

of the building, and placing the balcony on the roof of a

lower floor where the building steps back.

C . Balconies are meant to be fully or partially exterior

places, not a bonus room that does not count towards

the allowed floor area of the building. To protect this

and the views from other units, balconies may not be

glassed-in or have opaque wall surfaces except as

allowed in this section.

D. Openwork structures (such as trellises) and plantings

are encouraged, but must not block more than 30% of

the façade area they occupy on any side that protrudes

beyond the building face.

E. The following strictures apply to balconies:

1. Balconies may extend up to 2m from the building

face.

2. Balconies may protrude into a setback or public

right-of-way up to 1m.

3. Balconies may be fully enclosed up to 1.1m above

floor height (i.e. railing height.)

4. Opaque walls above 1.1m are allowed only when

balconies of different units are physically joined

together. In this case the opaque wall may not be

higher than 2m above floor height

5.05.07. Roofscape

A. Any mechanicals on the exterior, such as air handling

units and communications antennae / dishes shall be

roof-mounted and screened from sight from public space

and other buildings within suitable enclosure areas.

If screening areas are mounted atop roofs of lower

portions of a building, care should be taken to minimize

the visual impact from higher floors.

B. With the exception of parapets along facades and

feature accents such as domes and trellises, rooftops

shall be flat.


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6. Parking and Loading

Section 6.01. Purpose and Type

Parking and loading requirements are established as part

of this Code to ensure that all activities in Jumeirah Village

are provided adequate and reasonable parking and loading

facilities to meet the needs of structures and uses.

6.01.01. On Street Parking

On street parking is strongly encouraged throughout

Jumeirah Village as a flexible, efficient parking option. On

street parking shall be permitted along all streets throughout

Jumeirah Village, except in the instance that a frontage road

accompanies a street, parking shall only occur along the

frontage road.

A. On street parking located adjacent to the front lot line of

a lot shall be included in meeting parking requirements

for that particular lot.

B. All on street parking shall be designed as parallel

parking. No diagonal parking is permitted along local and

primary streets of Jumeirah Village.

C. On street parking shall have a minimum length of 7m and

a minimum width of 2.5m unless otherwise dictated by

Jumeirah Village LLC.

6.01.02. Parking Types

Opportunities for parking shall be classified in four categories

as follows:

A. On street parking. Permitted in all Zones throughout

Jumeirah Village.

B. Driveway/Carpark. Parking exclusive to Villa and

Townhome Zones appropriate to low density, limited use

activities.

C. Carpark Structure. Appropriate to areas with high density

or a desire to preserve space. Carpark structures are

restricted by location, design and appearance. Ability to

place parking below grade, improves the efficiency of

carpark structures.

D. Open Lot. Paved, marked, open area adjacent to a

structure. An open lot is considered an inefficient system

of parking appropriate only in areas with significant

traffic, but limited density.

6.01.03. Parking by Zone

Parking type is determined to have an impact upon the visual

character and overall efficiency of a lot or block. Table 6.01,

General Parking Requirements indicates the type of parking

permitted in each Zone. A “P” indicates that the specific type

of parking is permitted within the given Zone.

Section 6.02. General Provisions

6.02.01. Location of Parking

A. Location of parking in relationship to structures on a lot

and the streetscape are regulated by Table 6.01, General

Parking Requirements and guided by the guidelines

related to parking in Design Principles.

B. With the exception of on street parking and driveways

permitted in the Villa Zone, all parking is to be screened

from general view.

6.02.02. Shared Parking

Two or more structures or areas may share parking provided

that all height, design and other criteria established within

Section 6, Parking and Loading are met and approval is

granted by Jumeirah Village LLC.

6.3.03. Approval Required

Parking and loading shall require approval by Jumeirah

Village LLC prior to construction or use. No concept plan or

site plan approval shall be granted if Jumeirah Village LLC is

unable to determine that parking and loading areas meet the

requirements of Section 6 of this Code.

Section 6.03

Space Requirements

6.03.01. Number of Spaces

Table 6.02, Parking Spaces Required, designates the minimum

number of parking spaces necessary by type of land use.

6.03.02. Bicycle Accommodations

One bicycle rack shall be required for each 30 parking spaces

of a specific use and shall count as one parking space.

6.03.03. Calculating Space Requirements

A. Those requirements including a square meter measure

shall base measurements on gross floor area.

B. In the event that calculations result in a fraction greater

than one-half (.5), the number shall be rounded up to

the next whole number. Otherwise, the number shall be

rounded down.

Section 6.04. Space and Lot Design

6.04.01. Parking Space Size

A. Parking spaces shall conform to the requirements

established in Table 6.03, Parking Area Dimensions.

B. Required parking spaces shall have minimum dimensions

of not less than 2.5 meters in width and 5.5 meters in

length.

C. In parking areas with 20 or more parking spaces, up to

15 percent may be designated as “small car” spaces

with minimum dimensions of not less than 2.5 meters in

width and 5 meters in length. Small car spaces should be

grouped and identified for exclusive use of small cars.

6.04.02. Parking and Drive Aisle Widths

A. Parking and drive aisle widths adjoining off street parking

must meet the minimum standards described in Table

6.03, Parking Area Dimensions.

B. End caps of parking aisles shall include a maximum

radius of 4 meters.

6.04.03. Access

A. No parking space shall have direct access to a street

except on street parking spaces. Off street parking

spaces shall be accessible without backing into or

otherwise entering a street.

B. All off street parking areas shall be limited to one point

of two-way operation access with the exception of

those parking areas that exceed a total of 100 spaces, in

which case two points of two-way operation access are

permitted.

6.04.04. Access Standards

Access driveways for parking and loading shall meet the

following design standards:

A. Access for emergency vehicles and loading shall have a

minimum vertical clearance of 5.5 meters.

B. Curb cuts shall not be placed closer than 10 meters from

a curb line intersection, measured from the nearest edge

of the access driveway.

C. Access driveways shall have a minimum width of

3.75m for one-way operation or 6.0 meters for two-way

operation.

D. At no time shall the total width permitted for access

exceed 30 percent of the total street frontage.

6.04.05. Markings and Accessories

A. Each required off-street parking space shall be

individually identified by surface markings in accordance

with adopted standards. Aisles and maneuvering areas

shall also be clearly marked with directional and traffic

information as determined necessary.

B. Wheel stops or a continuous curb shall be provided

along the boundary line of a parking area or within

proximity to structures, pedestrian areas, or landscaping.

C. Lighting shall be installed as needed for purposes of

safety and shall be installed in a manner to prevent light

from reaching beyond the intended area.

6.04.06. Landscaping, Screening and Drainage

D. Landscaping and fencing shall be provided in

accordance with the requirements of Section 8,

Landscape and Screening of this Code. Additional

setbacks for parking areas may be required to meet

landscaping and screening requirements.

E. A carpark structure shall maintain the design theme of

the adjacent structure, including a minimum standard of

architectural detail and screening integrated into design

of all parking or loading areas.

F. Parking and loading areas shall be graded, paved with

a material acceptable to Jumeirah Village LLC, drained,

and maintained to avoid dust, erosion or excessive water

flow.

6.04.07. Vehicle Stacking Areas

Vehicle stacking may be a consideration in “staging areas”

such as schools, banks or parking areas for commercial retail

or entertainment activities. In such instances, the following

requirements shall apply:

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Table 6.01,

General Parking

Requirements

Type of Parking

On Street (visitors only) P P P P P P P

Driveway/Carpark P P - - - - -

Carpark Structure - - P P P P P

Open Lot - - - - - P P

Added Requirements

Permitted Height (in

stories not including ground

level)

- - Mid Rise 1 & 2 (3 levels)

Mid Rise 3 & 4 (1 level)

Parking Limitations - - parking to be located

to rear of site

Visibility of Parking visible from local street visible from access

street/alley

not visible from

primary street

4 4 2 2

no parking permitted

on ground floor along

primary street

not visible from

primary street

no parking permitted

on ground floor along

primary street

access point visible

from primary street

Location of Vehicle Access local street alley access street/alley access street/alley designated rear of block

(see Design Principles)

- -

screened, but visible

from primary street

access street

screened, but visible

from primary street

access street

Location of Loading - - access street/alley access street/alley designated rear of block access street access street

Visibility of Loading - - screened from alley screened from alley screened from rear

of block

Landscaped Deck

(see Section 8)

primary street

- - Yes Yes Yes Yes -

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A. Vehicle stacking areas must be provided on-site and may

not impede on or off-site traffic movement.

B. The number of vehicles to be considered in the vehicle

stack shall be determined in coordination with Jumeirah

Village LLC.

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Section 6.05. Loading Areas

6.05.01. Location of Loading Areas

Loading areas shall be located beyond the view of the

general public as determined in Table 6.01, General Parking

Requirements.

A. Bus and taxi pick up/drop off areas shall be permitted in

areas visible to the general public.

B. The right-of-way shall not be used as a location for

general loading or unloading of goods and services. No

part of any vehicle shall be permitted to extend into a

local or primary street during loading or unloading.

6.05.02. Typical Space Requirements

A. Loading spaces shall have a minimum width of 3

meters and a length of 12 meters, exclusive of aisle and

maneuvering space.

B. Loading spaces shall have a minimum vertical clearance

of 5.5 meters.

C. Inside turning radius shall be a minimum of 9 meters.

6.05.03. Semi-Trailer Space Requirements.

A. Loading spaces shall have a minimum width of 3.5m

and a length of 17m, exclusive of aisle and maneuvering

space.

B. Loading spaces shall have a minimum vertical clearance

of 5.5m.

C. Inside turning radius shall be a minimum of 12.5m.

6.05.04. Design of Loading Areas

Loading areas shall be screened from the view of the general

public and designed to fit appropriately into the design theme

of the surrounding structure.


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Table 6.02,

On-Site Parking Spaces Required

Use

Residential

Studio to 1 Bedroom Unit

Space Requirement

1 space per unit

2 Bedroom Unit 1.5 space per unit

3 Bedroom Unit 2 spaces per unit

4 or More Bedroom Unit 3 spaces per unit

Visitor Parking

Cultural/Recreation

Park or Open Space

Recreation Center

Play Area

Sports Fields

Institutional

School

1 space per 35 car spaces provided

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

1 per classroom

1 per 45 sq meter of administration area

1 bus parking space per 3 classes

Table 6.03,

Parking Area Dimensions




Mosque

Library/Cultural Center

Medical Facility

Fire Station

Daycare/Nursery

Municipality Services

Post Office

Commercial

Office, General

Eating Establishments

Entertainment

Retail & Service

Hotel/Boutique Hotel

Staff

Restaurants

Utility/Communication

Public Utility

Waste Related Services

TBD

1 per 60 sq. meters

1 per 60 sq. meters

TBD

1 per 60 sq. meters

1 per 30 sq. meters

1 per 30 sq. meters

1 per 50 sq. meters + 10% for visitors

1 per 25 sq. meters

1 per 5 seats

1 per 25 sq. meters of leasable space

1 per 5 rooms

1 for each hotel room containing kitchen

1 per 2 hotel suits

1 for each flat upto 150 sq meters floor area

2 for each flat over 150 sq meters floor area

1 per 2 employees

1 per 45 sq. meters of restaurant area

1 per 60 sq. meters of gross floor area

1 per 60 sq. meters





Parking Angle (in degrees) Parallel 45 60 75 90

Stall Width (in meters) 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.5

Stall Length (in meters) 7 7 7 7 5.0/ 5.5

Aisle Width (in meters) 4 3.75 4.5 6 6

Access Driveway Width (in meters) 6 6 6 6 6

Overall Width (in meters) 9 16.5 18.1 18.75 17/ 18

Turning radius (in meters) 4 4 4 4 4

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7. Signs

S I G N S

Section 7.01. General

All signs erected, altered, displayed, or relocated in Jumeirah

Village shall be constructed, maintained and removed

according to the standards established by this Code.

Section 7.01.01. Signs Permitted by Zone

Table 7.01, Signs by Zone indicates sign classification by

Zoning Zone according to type and purpose. A “P” indicates

that a classification of sign is permitted by right within

the given Zone. Permitted signs must meet all appropriate

requirements of this Code.

Section 7.01.02. Summary of Standards

Tables 7.02, Sign Standards by Purpose provides a description

of sign requirements permitted according to:

A. total permitted sign area.

B. maximum number.

C. sign type.

D. maximum height.

E. lighting requirements.

Section 7.01.03. Required Approval

All temporary or permanent signs erected, altered, displayed

or relocated in Jumeirah Village require approval from

Jumeirah Village LLC in accordance with the development

review process described in Section 9, Administration and

Procedures.

Table 7.01,

Signs by Zone

Zone

Midrise P P P P P

Tower P P P P P P

Town Center P P P P P P

Neighborhood Retail P P P P P

Ramblas P P P P P

Open Space P P P P P

Purpose

Identification P P P P P

Information P P

Advertisement

P

Section 7.01.04. Sign on Premise

All signs in Jumeirah Village shall be located on the site for

which information or advertisement is intended.

Section 7.01.05. Exemptions

The following signs are exempt from the requirements of this

Code:

A. Signs which are wholly within individual building

enclosures and which can be viewed only by the

occupants and visitors to that building.

B. Traffic, parking, warning, danger, street name, utility

marker, official signs and legal notices issued by

Jumeirah Village LLC.

C. Works of art that do not include a commercial message.

D. Address plate incidental to sign regulations no greater

than 0.3 square meters in total area.

Section 7.02. Abandoned Signs

All signs shall be removed within 60 calendar days of the date

that the business, person or activity that the signs identifies

or advertises ceases to operate on the site on which the sign

is located.

Section 7.03. Master Sign Plan

A Master Sign Plan shall be submitted for all applications for

development that include signs beyond those exempted in

accordance with Section 7.01.05, Exemptions. The Master

Sign Plan shall show the location of the proposed signs and

detail dimensions, proposed color, material, and method of

illumination.

Section 7.04. Prohibited Signs

No sign shall be erected, altered or displayed which:

A. Moves, makes sounds, revolves or uses waving, blinking,

flashing, vibrating, flickering or otherwise animated

lighting.

B. Constitutes a traffic hazard, by reasons of size, location,

projection, content, color or manner of illumination.

C. Is affixed to utility poles, trees, stones, bushes, other

natural features or other signs.

D. Obstructs light, air, ingress or egress from a required

door, window or other opening.

E. Is structurally unsafe or not kept in good repair or

maintenance.

F. Advertises a business or product no longer operated or

sold.

G. Projects more than 1 meter into the public right-of-way

or within 1 meter of an adjacent street, as measured from

the farthest projection of the sign.

H. Obstructs neighboring signs or pedestrian traffic, either

physically or visually.

I. Is mounted on a roof.


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Table 7.02,

Sign Standards

by Purpose

Total Permitted Sign Area Maximum Number Sign Type

Maximum

Height of Sign

Artificial

Lighting

Other Conditions

Time Limit for Removal

Permanent Signs

Location or Tenant

Identification

1.5 sq. meter per linear meter of plot

frontage (excepting tower sign)

As approved by Jumeirah

Village LLC

As approved by Jumeirah

Village LLC

As approved by Jumeirah

Village LLC

Directional/Informational 0.1% of lot area As approved by Jumeirah

Village LLC

Canopy

canopy height

Projecting 4 meters internal or

external

Wall 3 meters internal or

external

1 per plot Tower 2 meters below

top of upper

shaft

Pedestal

Wall

3.5 meters

2.5 meters

internal or

external

As approved

by Jumeirah

Village LLC

Advertisement 3 sq. meter Window 3.0 meters none --

Temporary Signs

Real Estate

Special Event or Sale

Contractor Advertisement

Future Facility Advertisement

1 sq. meter in Villa and Townhome Zones &

0.5% of lot area in other Zones up to 4 sq.

meters

minimum of 1 sq. meter or 0.5% of lot area

up to 3 sq. meters

1 sq. meter in Villa and Townhome Zones

& 0.5% of lot area in other Zones up to 10

sq. meters

1 sq. meter in Villa and Townhome Zones &

0.1% of lot area in other Zones up to 6 sq.

meters

1 per street frontage Pedestal, Wall or

Window

2 per street frontage Pedestal, Wall or

Window

1 per lot Ground, Pedastal,

Wall, or Window

1 per street frontage Ground, Pedastal,

Wall, or Window

Minimum 3 square meters of total sign area reserved for

each ground floor business

4 sq. meter per linear meter of building frontage, not to

exceed 200 sq. meters

No advertising message permitted

Within 60 days from date that

business ceases operation at

the site of the sign

2 meters -- Advertise only the site on which sign is located On or before closing date of sale

3 meters -- Include only the name, date, time and content of event 14 days prior and 2 days after

the sale or event

4 meters front light

external

4 meters front light

external

Advertise only information related to the consultants

licensed to work on the project including name, address,

phone number, and internet web site. Sign to be sufficiently

durable to remain in a high quality condition through its use

on location.

Advertise only information related to the facilities and

amenities to be located on the site including uses, size and

date of availability. May advertise a project contact for

additional information including an address, phone number,

and internet web site. Sign to be sufficiently durable

to remain in a high quality condition through its use on

location.

10 days after issuance of

Certificate of Occupancy

10 days after issuance of

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J. Is Portable, except temporary A-frame signs.

K. Contains strings of light not permanently mounted to a

rigid background.

L. Is Inflatable and tethered to balloons greater than 50cm

in diameter.

M. Is an electronic message center in fixed or traveling

mode.

Section 7.05. Lighting

Sign lighting shall be arranged and maintained so that the

source is not directly visible from a public right-of-way or

adjacent property. Artificial lighting is allowed as permitted in

Table 7.02, Sign Standards by Purpose.

Section 7.06. Maintenance

Each applicant that receives approval for a sign in Jumeirah

Village shall be responsible for maintaining such sign in a

secure and safe condition. If Jumeirah Village LLC is of the

opinion that a sign is not secure, safe or in good state of

repair or maintenance, such sign shall be considered to be in

a violation of this Code and enforcement proceedings shall be

commenced.

Section 7.07. Language

The content of all signs shall be displayed in both Arabic and

English, with equivalent translations of all sign content.

Section 7.08. Dimensions

7.08.01. Computation of Area of Individual Signs

A. The area of a sign shall be computed as the entire

advertising area of the sign, including any framing or

trim used to differentiate a sign face from the structure

against which a sign face is placed.

B. Where a sign consists of individual letters, words or

symbols attached to a surface, building, canopy, awning,

or wall, the sign area shall be the area of the smallest

rectangle which completely encompasses all letters,

words or symbols and accompanying background of a

color different than the natural color of the wall. Where

such sign includes multiple words, each word located in

the same plane shall be computed separately.

7.08.02. Computation of Area of Multi-faced Signs

The area for a sign with more than one face shall be

computed by adding together the area of all sign faces

visible from any one point. Two identical sign faces shall be

computed as a single face under the following conditions:


A. Sign faces are placed back to back so that both faces

cannot be viewed from any point at the same time.

B. Sign faces are substantially similar.

Al Karaba Tailor

7.08.03. Computation of Height

The height of a sign shall be computed as the distance from

ground level to the top of the highest attached component

of the sign unless otherwise stated in Table 7.02, Signs

Standards by Purpose.

7.08.04. Computation of Maximum Total Permitted Sign Area

and Maximum Number of Signs

The permitted sum of the area of all individual signs and the

total number of permitted signs shall be computed based on

standards identified in Table 7.02, Sign Standards by Purpose.

Section 7.09. Temporary Signs

Specific signs may be located in Jumeirah Village on a

temporary basis. Temporary signs shall be required to meet

the sign area, maximum number, sign type, maximum height,

lighting and time limit requirements established in Table 7.02,

Sign Standards by Purpose. No site plan will be approved

unless all proposed temporary signs conform to the standards

stated in Table 7.03. Permitted temporary signs include those

addressing:

A. Real estate.

B. A special event or sale, including A-frame signs.

C. Contractor advertisement.

D. Future facility advertisement.

Al Karaba Bakery

Figure 7.02,

General Sign Measurements

C

A

F

E

two sign

faces count

as one

width

length

height

C. Sign faces are part of the same sign structure.

Sale

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8. Landscape and Fencing

Section 8.01. General

8.01.01. Purpose

Landscaping and fencing regulations are established as

part of this Code to encourage pleasant and attractive

surroundings and to contribute to the relief of heat, noise,

dust and glare through the proper placement of plants and

fences and to provide for the needs of security and privacy.

8.01.02. General Standards

Table 8.01, Landscape and Fencing Standards provides

a general list of landscape and fencing requirements

associated with this Code.

8.01.03. Irrigation and Maintenance

A. Required landscape areas shall be provided with a fixed

and permanent irrigation system for planted areas,

protected by adequate back flow prevention, designed

and installed in accordance with the following general

provisions:

1. Water conservation shall be accomplished in

manually operated (hose-bib) system by the

installation of flow limiting devices.

2. Applicable codes shall be used for the design and

installation of automatic control systems.

B. In all Zones, required landscaped areas shall be

permanently maintained including the proper pruning,

weeding and removal of litter, fertilizing and replacement

of plants when necessary.

C. To minimize problems created by blowing sand and dust

all ground planes in the exterior areas of parcels shall be

treated so that there is no bare ground. Pavement, stone

mulch or groundcovers are acceptable means of treating

the earth.

8.01.04. Safety

No landscaping shall be permitted that endangers health or

public safety by creating a traffic or fire hazard, obstructing

vision, or detracts from the use of surrounding property.

8.01.05. Landscape Plan Requirement

As part of any application for Concept Plan and Site Plan

approval, a Landscape Plan shall be submitted showing the

proposed landscape development, irrigation system and

fences. The Landscape Plan may be combined with other

plans provided all proposed landscaping is adequately

detailed on the plan.

Section 8.02. Special Requirements by Zone

8.02.01. Town Center and Tower Zone

There are no special landscaping requirements in the Town

Center and Tower Zones other than roof garden requirements.

8.02.02. Neighborhood Retail Zone

A. Vegetation utilized to meet the Open Lot landscaping

requirement shall not be considered as all or part of the

open space requirement.

B. Open space is intended to be largely urban in nature and

shall include 75 percent paved area. At least 50 percent

of the paved area shall be shaded by buildings, trellises

or shade trees.

8.02.03. Mid-Rise Apartment Zone

A. For each required Mid-Rise Apartment open space as

described in Section 5.13, the following shall apply:

1. Between 40 and 70 percent of the passive recreation

areas shall be covered with a mix of paving

materials including concrete, brick, block, stone,

or pavers and a minimum of 50 percent of the

paved area shall be shaded using a combination of

buildings, trellises, vines, and shade trees.

2. Each required open space shall have at least one

water feature that covers a minimum of 1 square

meter of area.

B. Front yard open areas shall include a minimum of one

shade tree for every 8 meters of open frontage.

8.02.04 Villa and Townhome Zones

Each lot in the Villa Zone shall have at least 3 trees in the

front yard area, at least one of which shall be a shade tree.

Each lot in the Townhome Zone shall have at least one shade

tree in the front yard.

8.02.05 Village Centers within the Open Space Zone

A required courtyard or plaza within the Open Space Zone

shall have a minimum of 75 percent paved area. At least

50 percent of the paved area shall be shaded by buildings,

trellises or shade trees.

Section 8.03. Paseos and Roof Gardens

In keeping with the Eight Principles guiding the design of

Jumeirah Village, paseos and roof gardens are hereby

incorporated into the community as a means of providing

additional green space and recreational amenities.

8.03.01. Paseos

Each paseo shall be located in the Townhome Zone and

designed to provide both paved and landscaped areas in a

small, private court.

A. Between 50 to 75 percent of the interior ground plane of

a paseo shall be paved. The remaining area shall include

a vegetative ground cover or stone mulch.

B. A minimum of 50 percent of the paved area shall be

covered in brick, stamped concrete, stone, unit pavers or

other type of detailed, pedestrian scale paving material.

C. A minimum of 8 shade trees shall be planted and

maintained in a healthy growing condition in each paseo.

D. Each Paseo shall have a minimum of one small scale

water feature.

8.03.02. Roof gardens.

Roof gardens shall be required or encouraged in accordance

with Table 8.02, Roof Gardens, and shall consist of a mix of

paving, shade, water features, trees and shrubs as follows:

A. Roof gardens shall be between 50 and 85 percent paved.

B. A minimum of 50 percent of the paved area shall be

covered in brick, stamped concrete, stone, unit pavers or

other type of detailed, pedestrian scale paving material.

At least 50 percent of the paved area shall be shaded

with shade trees or vines on trellises.

C. Unpaved areas shall be covered in plant material or

stone mulch.

D. Each roof garden shall have at least one water feature

for every 2,500 square meters of pavement. Each water

feature shall be at least 1 square meter in area.

Section 8.04. Fencing

8.04.01. Required Fences

Fences shall be required as appropriate within each Zone as

indicated in Table 8.01, Landscape and Fencing Standards.

A. Each lot in the Villa Zone or Townhome Zone shall include

a perimeter fence along the boundaries of the lot.

B. Fences between properties in the Villa and Townhome

Zones shall consist of a single, shared fence along the

property line.

C. Fences, including foundations, shall be placed entirely

inside the lot or parcel to which they belong except in the

instance of a single, shared fence along a property line.

D. Fences shall be constructed of durable materials that

are compatible with buildings on the same lot in terms

of materials, finish, color and appearance. No fences of

wood, plastic, or chain link shall be allowed.

E. Fences shall be a uniform height of 2 meters, except as

described in Section 8.04.02.

8.04.02. Fence Types

A fence may be classified as one of the following:

A. Solid Fence. A solid fence shall be constructed of

concrete block and stucco and have no openings larger

than 100 cm in diameter or width or 300 cm tall. Solid

fences may have a decorative cap of which no more than

50 percent of the top may be 100 cm or less above or

below the required uniform height.

B. Half Fence. A semi-solid fence shall have a solid lower

half constructed of concrete block and stucco, and upper

half that is of open design, in which a physical separation

shall be maintained between the two sides of the fence

but the visual connection between the two sides shall

remain. Alternately, a full vertical open section may be

used, as long as the open design areas constitute at least

1/3 of the total length of the fence, and no solid section is

greater than 3 meters long.

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Table 8.01,

Landscaping

and Fencing

L A N D S C A P E A N D F E N C I N G

Front and Side Yard

Solid Fence Yes Street edge of Paseo - - - - -

Half Fence

Yes

Yes - - - -

Facing on interior or paseo

Open Fence Yes Yes - - - -

No Fence - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Rear Yard

Solid Fence Yes - Facing Alley - - Optional -

Half Fence - -

- - - -

Facing interior courtyard

Open Fence - - - - - -

or roof garden

No Fence - Yes Yes Yes - Yes

Alley Fence

Solid Fence - Yes Yes - - Yes -

No Fence Yes - - Yes Yes - Yes

Loading Area Fence

Solid Fence - - Yes Yes Yes Yes -

No Fence Yes Yes - - - - Yes

Vertical Front Yard Trellis and Vines

Solid Fence Mandatory Mandatory Optional - - Optional -

Other Fence Optional Optional Optional - - - -

Horizontal Front Yard Trellis over Sidewalk

Required Yes Yes Yes - - - -

Not Required - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes

Special Landscape

Requirements**

Front yard and ground

plane

* A half fence includes a solid lower half with an open top half

** as described in the text of Section 8

Interior of paseo Roof garden Roof garden Roof garden

Plaza or Courtyard

Landscaping

Plaza or Courtyard for

Village Center Clusters


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Table 8.02,

Roof Gardens

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Roof Garden Requirement*

Podium - - 90% 80% 90% Optional Optional

Lower Shaft - - 50% 50% 50% - -

Middle Shaft - - 50% 30% 30% - -

Upper Shaft to Top - - 50% Optional Optional - -

Carpark Roof - - 75% 75% 90% Optional 100%**

* percentage of available space at the specified level

** if carpark is below ground

C. Open Fence. An open design fence shall be constructed

of wrought iron, aluminum or other acceptable material

and shall maintain a physical separation between the

two sides of the fence, but shall maintain open, visual

contact between the two sides.

Section 8.05. Parking Areas

8.05.01. Required Landscaping in Open Lot

A. A minimum of 5 percent of an Open Lot parking area with

space for five or more vehicles shall be landscaped.

B. There shall be one shade tree for every 25 cars in an

Open Lot.

8.05.02. Plan Requirement

Placement of vegetation in any Open Lot shall be indicated on

any Landscape Plan submitted for Concept Plan or Site Plan

approval.


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9. Administration and Procedures

Figure 9.01,

Development Plan Process

Pre-Application

Meeting

Concept Plan

(Optional)

Site Plan

Application

General discussion of the project

with the applicant prior to a

significant expenditure of resources.

Administrator to determine if

Concept Plan is needed.

Allows for continued review and

discussion between Adminstrator

and Applicant. Level of required

content is increased. Beneficial for

complex projects.

Detailed documentation of project

and review by Administrator.

Necessity of Variances or Exceptions

is determined and addressed at this

stage (if necessary).

Building Permit

Application

To be granted upon review of final

review of all construction documents

and determination that all

additional approvals (including EIA,

if needed) have been met.

Section 9.01. General

9.01.01. Applications

Jumeirah Village LLC shall utilize a series of applications

and processes to ensure that development activity or

other actions meet the overall goals of the Jumeirah

Village - Master Plan and the specific requirements of the

Development Code. The application process further serves as

a tool for communication between the potential developer or

applicant and Jumeirah Village LLC.

9.01.02. General Development Plan Process

A single development planning process, as shown in Figure

9.01, Development Plan Process, shall be utilized by Jumeirah

Village LLC in all development related activity in Jumeirah

Village, including new construction or alteration of existing

structures, signs, parking or other amenities.

9.01.03. Simultaneous Submission of Applications

A single development may require several applications prior

to approval of a building permit. To increase efficiency, the

Development Code Administrator may permit an applicant to

submit applications for approval to the same development

simultaneously, assuming that submissions continue to follow

the sequence described in Figure 9.01. As an exception, an

applicant may submit a request for a Variance, Exception or

Conditional Use simultaneous with a Site Plan application

if the need for such application is already known to the

potential applicant and the Development Code Administrator.

9.01.04. Prequalification of Consultants

All engineering, architecture and allied professionals utilized

in development of plans and implementation of the project

must be licensed and registered by Jumeirah Village LLC

to perform work in Jumeirah Village. Approval of specific

consultants to be used for a project must occur prior to

submission of a Concept Plan or Site Plan application.

9.01.05. Application Checklists

Application forms shall be provided by Jumeirah Village

LLC for completion by any potential applicant. Application

Checklists includes a list of items needed from an applicant

as needed or appropriate.

9.01.06. Additional Information

The Development Code Administrator has the authority

to waive information or to request additional information

as appropriate throughout the process. Reasonable time

required to obtain and provide additional information shall not

be considered in meeting time requirements established by

this Code.

Section 9.02. Common Review Requirements

9.02.01. Pre-Application Meeting

Prior to submitting an application for consideration, a

potential applicant must request and attend a Pre-Application

Meeting with the Development Code Administrator. The

purpose of the Pre-Application Meeting shall be to:

A. Familiarize the applicant with Jumeirah Village LLC,

Jumeirah Village, the Master Plan, the Development

Code, and any other requirements. The Development

Code Administrator shall ensure that the potential

applicant is aware of the application process and

the requirements that must be met to receive project

approval.

B. Allow the Development Code Administrator and potential

applicant to discuss the potential project. Discussion is

intended to ensure that applications for development

are submitted in an efficient manner and that the final

product best meets the vision of the Master Plan and the

requirements of this Code.

C. Determine the need for a Concept Plan. In making

a determination between requiring a Concept Plan

or permitting the applicant to apply for a Site Plan,

the Development Code Administrator shall consider

the complexity of the project, the need for additional

information and other considerations as determined

necessary. The applicant may also specifically request to

submit a Concept Plan.

D. Evaluate the need for additional approvals. If the

Development Code Administrator determines that a

proposed project will not meet the requirements of this

Code, the applicant may prepare to request a Variance or

Exception. As an alternative, the applicant may request

an amendment to the Development Code or Zoning Map.

Should the applicant opt to apply for an amendment to

the Development Code or Zoning Map, approval shall

be necessary prior to submitting a Concept Plan or Site

Plan.

9.02.02. Development Intent Questionnaire

To request a Pre-Application Meeting, a potential

applicant must complete and submit a Development Intent

Questionnaire. The Questionnaire shall be based on the

checklist included in Application Checklists and designed to

provide the general information needed fulfill the purpose of

the Pre-Application Meeting.

9.02.03. Review for Completeness

A. The Development Code Administrator is responsible for

ensuring that each application is complete for review

and consideration. Determination of Completeness shall

be made within five working days of submission of any

application.

B. In the event that the Development Code Administrator

determines that an application is incomplete, the

applicant shall be notified and given a specific period

of time (such as five working days) to resubmit the

application. If, upon expiration of the specified time

period, the applicant has not provided the requested

information, the application shall be rejected.

C. Determination that an application is complete shall not

preclude the Development Code Administrator or the

DRB from denying an application or requesting additional

information, as needed.

9.02.04. Appeals

As noted in Section 2.01, Roles and Duties, an appeals

process is established in the event that an applicant feels

that denial was unjustified. All appeals of decisions rendered

by the Development Code Administrator shall be forwarded

to the DRB for review and consideration, including the

reasons the applicant feels the denial was in error. Similarly,

all decisions of the DRB, including appeals findings, will be

reviewed and decided by Jumeirah Village LLC. As discussed,

in Section 2, Review Authority, decision by Jumeirah Village

LLC shall be final.

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Figure 9.02,

Pre-Application Review Process

Pre-Application

Meeting Stage

Concept Plan

Stage

(Optional)

Site Plan

Stage

Building Permit

Stage

Yes

No

Development Intent

Application

Submitted

Review for

Completeness

Pre-Application

Meeting Conducted

Is a Concept Plan

Needed?

Section 9.03. Concept Plan

9.03.01. Submission of Materials

The applicant shall submit to Jumeirah Village LLC two sets of

all design materials required in the Application Checklists as

well as the Concept Plan Application.

A. Generally, the Concept Plan shall conceptually show to

scale property boundaries, approximate location and

dimensions of all structures, setbacks, location and

general information regarding signs, parking areas,

entryways, topography, north orientation, a description of

general bulk requirements, landscaping and schematic

floor plans, and elevations of at least three sides of

all structures. Specific requirements are provided in

Application Checklists.

B. An additional CAD file of the Concept Plan may be

submitted as a supplement to required materials. If

submitted, the CAD file should be in a format that is

acceptable to Jumeirah Village LLC, including file format,

separation of design elements into layers, and clean line

work.

C. A spreadsheet summary of all development data, in

compliance with the requirements of this Code (such as

lot area, built up area and parking provision).

9.03.02. Plan Review Process

A. The approval process shall follow the steps highlighted in

Figure 9.03, Concept Plan Review Process and discussed

throughout Section 9, Administration and Procedures.

B. The Development Code Administrator shall review the

application in its ability to meet the vision of the Jumeirah

Village Master Plan and the requirements of this Code.

If all requirements are met, the Development Code

Administrator shall approve the application. If additional

information is needed, the Administrator shall request

additional information.

C. The Development Code Administrator shall notify the

applicant of final action, including approval or denial of

the application. One set of the plans marked as approved

or denied shall be accompanied by a letter and returned

to the applicant while the second set shall be similarly

marked and retained by Jumeirah Village LLC.

D. The Development Code Administrator reserves the right

to approve a Concept Plan with conditions, assuming

that such conditions serve to bring the project into

compliance with this Code.

E. If approval is conditional, the applicant may request a

meeting with the Development Code Administrator to

discuss the conditions and request reconsideration.

Following further review, the Development Code

Administrator shall notify the applicant of revisions, if

any, to the final action.

9.03.03. Time

A. The Development Code Administrator shall approve or

deny a Concept Plan within 10 working days of receipt

of the application and determination of completeness.

Notification of approval or denial shall be made within

5 working days of final action, for a total of 15 working

days.

B. Upon approval, the applicant shall have no more than

3 months to submit a Site Plan application. Following 3

months, a Concept Plan shall be considered expired. An

extension of time may be granted by Jumeirah Village

LLC upon request.

C. If approval is conditional, the applicant shall be deemed

to have agreed with all conditions unless, within 15

working days, the applicant requests a meeting with the

Development Code Administrator to review the decision.

D. Within 15 working days of meeting the applicant to

discuss the conditional approval, the Development Code

Administrator shall notify the applicant of revisions, if

any, to the final action.

Section 9.04. Site Plan

9.04.01. Submission of Materials

A. The applicant shall submit to Jumeirah Village LLC

two sets of all design materials required in Application

Checklists as well as the Site Plan Application.

B. Generally, the Site Plan shall accurately show to scale

property boundaries, location and dimensions of all

structures, all building wall elevations and setbacks,

parking areas, entryways, topography, north orientation,

Figure 9.03,

Concept Plan Review Process

Pre-Application

Meeting Stage

Concept Plan

Stage

(Optional)

Site Plan

Stage

Building Permit

Stage

Yes

Yes with

Conditions

Concept Plan

Application and

Materials Submitted

Review for

Completeness

Application Review

Is More Information

Needed?

No

Yes

Is the Application

Approved?

No

Letter of

Rejection

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Figure 9.04,

Site Plan Review Process

Pre-Application

Meeting Stage

Concept Plan

Stage

(Optional)

Site Plan

Stage

Building Permit

Stage

Yes

Yes with

Conditions

Site Plan Application

and Materials

Submitted

Review for

Completeness and

Modifications

Application Review

Is More Information

Needed?

No

Yes

Does the Project

Require a Variance,

Exception or

Conditional Use?

No

Is the Application

Approved?

Yes

No

To DRB for

Consideration

Letter of

Rejection

a description of bulk details, and detailed floor plans.

A master sign plan and a master landscape and open

space plan, including irrigation, shall be incorporated

into the Site Plan Application, Specific requirements are

provided in Application Checklists.

C. A CAD file of the Site Plan must be submitted. The CAD

file should be in a format that is acceptable to Jumeirah

Village LLC, including file format, separation of design

elements into layers, and clean line work.

9.04.02. Minor Modifications to Approved Concept Plan

The applicant may be permitted to make minor modifications

to the approved Concept Plan prior to Site Plan application.

All said modifications should be noted for review by the

Development Code Administrator.

9.04.03. Plan Review Process

A. The approval process shall follow the steps highlighted

in Figure 9.03, Site Plan Review Process and discussed

throughout Section 9, Administration and Procedures.

B. The Development Code Administrator shall review the

application in its ability to meet the vision of the Jumeirah

Village - Master Plan and the requirements of this Code.

If all requirements are met, the Development Code

Administrator shall approve the application. If additional

information is needed, the Administrator shall request

additional information.

C. The Development Code Administrator shall determine

if a request for variance or exception is warranted or if

the project requires approval as a Conditional Use. If so,

the Administrator will notify the applicant of the need

for approval by the DRB prior to approval of a Building

Permit.

D. The Development Code Administrator shall notify the

applicant of final action, including approval or denial of

the application. One set of the plans marked as approved

or denied shall be accompanied by a letter and returned

to the applicant while the second set shall be similarly

marked and retained by Jumeirah Village LLC.

E. The Development Code Administrator shall provide

the applicant with a list of various additional approvals

and studies needed prior to Building Permit approval,

including, if needed, completion of an Environmental

Impact Assessment (EIA).

F. The Development Code Administrator reserves the

right to approve a Site Plan with conditions, assuming

that such conditions serve to bring the project into

compliance with this Code.

G. If approval is conditional, the applicant may request a

meeting with the Development Code Administrator to

discuss the conditions and request reconsideration.

Following further review, the Development Code

Administrator shall notify the applicant of revisions, if

any, to the final action.

9.04.04. Time

A. The Development Code Administrator shall approve

or deny a Site Plan within 15 working days of receipt

of the application and determination of completeness.

Notification of approval or denial shall be made within

5 working days of final action, for a total of 20 working

days.

B. Upon approval, the applicant shall have no more than 3

months to submit a Building Permit application. Following

3 months, a Site Plan shall be considered expired. An

extension of time may be granted by Jumeirah Village

LLC upon request.

C. If approval is conditional, the applicant shall be deemed

to have agreed with all conditions unless, within 15

working days, the applicant requests a meeting with the

Development Code Administrator to review the decision.

D. Within 15 working days of meeting the applicant to

discuss the conditional approval, the Development Code

Administrator shall notify applicant of any revisions to the

final action.

Section 9.05. Building Permit

9.05.01. Submission of Materials

A. Generally, the Building Permit shall include final

drawings and construction documents as needed to

commence construction.

B. The Building Permit application and all drawings will be

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accompanied by approval of all additional applications

and studies, including requirements for Variance,

Exception or Conditional Use by the DRB.

C. A CAD file of the Site Plan must be submitted as a

component of required materials. The CAD file should be

in a format that is acceptable to Jumeirah Village LLC,

including file format, separation of design elements into

layers, and clean line work.

9.05.02. Minor Modifications to Approved Site Plan

The applicant may be permitted to make minor modifications

to the approved Site Plan prior to Building Permit application.

All said modifications should be noted for review by the

Development Code Administrator. The Development Code

Administrator reserves the right to determine that proposed

changes are beyond “minor modifications” and reject such

changes.

9.05.03. Plan Review Process

A. The approval process shall follow the steps highlighted

in Figure 9.05, Building Permit Review Process and

discussed throughout Section 9, Administration and

Procedures.

B. The Development Code Administrator shall conduct final

review the application in its ability to meet the vision of

the Jumeirah Village Master Plan and the requirements

of this Code. If all requirements are met, the Development

Code Administrator shall approve the application. If

additional information is needed, the Administrator shall

request additional information.

C. The Development Code Administrator shall notify the

applicant of final action, including approval or denial of

the application. One set of the plans marked as approved

or denied shall be accompanied by a letter and returned

to the applicant while the second set shall be similarly

marked and retained by Jumeirah Village LLC.

D. Upon receipt of an approved Building Permit, the

applicant may begin construction.

9.05.04. Time

A. The Development Code Administrator shall approve or

deny a Building Permit within 15 working days of receipt

of the application and determination of completeness.

Notification of approval or denial shall be made within

5 working days of final action, for a total of 20 working

days.

B. Upon approval, the applicant shall have no more than 3

months to utilize an approved Building Permit. Following

3 months, if the applicant has not initiated construction

or is otherwise unable to prove progress, the Building

Permit shall be considered expired. An extension of time

may be granted by Jumeirah Village LLC upon request.

Section 9.06. Variance

9.06.01. Submission of Materials

Generally, the application shall include all materials required

to indicate the requested variance. If submitted as part of the

Development Plan process, materials submitted for Site Plan

review will largely be sufficient.

9.06.02. General Criteria

The Development Review Board may issue a variance from

the requirements of the Development Code if such action is

not contrary to the interest of residents, investors, employees,

and guests of Jumeirah Village. The Development Review

Board must also find that, due to special conditions, literal

enforcement of the Development Code would result in undue

and unnecessary hardship based upon the following criteria:

A. Extraordinary conditions regarding the specific land

involved are such that strict enforcement of this Code

would deprive the applicant of reasonable use of the

land.

B. The Variance would not be detrimental to the health,

welfare, safety, morals, order, convenience, or prosperity

of surrounding residents, investors, employees, and

guests of Jumeirah Village.

C. The conditions are unique to this site and do not apply to

other locations found in the same Zone.

D. The extraordinary conditions have not been created as a

result of actions by the applicant.

E. The Variance would be consistent with the spirit and

intent of the Jumeirah Village Master Plan and this Code.

F. Condition of the site and enforcement of this Code would

prohibit or unreasonably restrict use of the land.

Figure 9.05,

Building Permit Review Process

Pre-Application

Meeting Stage

Concept Plan

Stage

(Optional)

Site Plan

Stage

Building Permit

Stage

Building Permit

Application and

Materials Submitted

Review for

Completeness and

Modifications

Application Review

Is More Information

Needed?

No

Yes

Have all Additional

Approvals been

Obtained?

Yes

Is the Application

Approved?

No

Yes

No

Letter of

Rejection

Building

Permit

Granted

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Figure 9.06,

Development Review Board Process

Pre-Application

Meeting Stage

Concept Plan

Stage

(Optional)

Site Plan

Stage

Building Permit

Stage

Yes

Yes with

Conditions

Variance, Exception

or Conditional Use

Application and

Materials Submitted

Review for

Completeness

Review Application

and Generate Report

for DRB

Is More Information

Needed?

No

Yes

Does DRB Determine

that Application

Meets Criteria?

No

Yes

Is the Application

Approved?

Letter of

Rejection

9.06.03. Variance Process

A. The approval process shall follow the steps highlighted

in Figure 9.06, Development Review Board Process and

discussed throughout Section 9, Administration and

Procedures.

B. The Development Code Administrator shall complete a

report to the Development Review Board including an

overview of the request for Variance, a recommendation

of approval or denial, and proposed findings of fact to

support the recommendation.

C. The Development Review Board shall consider the

recommendation of the Development Code Administrator

and determine final action, including approval or denial

of the application and specific findings of fact.

D. The Development Code Administrator shall notify the

applicant in writing of final action, including approval or

denial of the application.

E. The Development Review Board reserves the right to

approve a Variance with conditions, safeguards or

restrictions as needed to address any adverse impacts

resulting from the Variance.

9.06.04. Time

A. The Development Code Administrator shall submit

a report to the Development Review Board within

15 working days of receipt of the application and

determination of completeness.

B. The Development Review Board shall take final action

on the application for Variance within 15 working days

of receiving the report from the Development Code

Administrator. Notification of approval or denial shall be

made within 5 working days of final action, for a total of

20 working days.

C. Upon approval of a building permit, the applicant shall

have no more than 3 months to utilize an approved

Variance. Following 3 months, if the applicant has not

initiated construction or is otherwise unable to prove

progress, the Variance shall be considered expired. An

extension of time may be granted by Jumeirah Village

LLC upon request.

Section 9.07. Exception

9.07.01. Submission of Materials

Generally, the application shall include all materials required

to indicate the requested exception. If submitted as part of

the Development Plan process, materials submitted for Site

Plan review will largely be sufficient.

9.07.02. General Criteria

The Development Review Board may issue an exception from

the requirements of the Development Code if such action is

not contrary to the interest of residents, investors, employees,

and guests of Jumeirah Village. The Development Review

Board must also find that special conditions proposed by

the applicant, while not in compliance with all requirements

of the Development Code, are more or equally appropriate

toward meeting the spirit of the Master Plan and this Code.

Approval of the exception shall be based upon the following

criteria:

A. The proposed project remains compatible with

surrounding land uses and is not detrimental to the

health, welfare, safety, morals, order, convenience,

or prosperity of surrounding residents, investors,

employees, and guests of Jumeirah Village.

B. The proposed exception will provide an equal or greater

means of meeting the purposes of this Code than literal

enforcement of existing requirements.

C. The extraordinary conditions proposed by the applicant

are unique to the project or the site.

D. The exception would be consistent with the spirit and

intent of the Jumeirah Village Master Plan and this Code.

9.07.03. Exception Process

A. The approval process shall follow the steps highlighted

in Figure 9.06, Development Review Board Process and

discussed throughout Section 9, Administration and

Procedures.

B. The Development Code Administrator shall complete a

report to the Development Review Board including an

overview of the request for Exception, a recommendation

of approval or denial, and proposed findings of fact to

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support the recommendation.

C. The Development Review Board shall consider the

recommendation of the Development Code Administrator

and determine final action, including approval or denial

of the application and specific findings of fact.

D. The Development Code Administrator shall notify the

applicant in writing of final action, including approval or

denial of the application.

E. The Development Review Board reserves the right to

approve an Exception with conditions, safeguards or

restrictions as needed to address any adverse impacts

resulting from the Variance.

9.07.04. Time

A. The Development Code Administrator shall submit

a report to the Development Review Board within

15 working days of receipt of the application and

determination of completeness.

B. The Development Review Board shall take final action

on the application for Exception within 15 working days

of receiving the report from the Development Code

Administrator. Notification of approval or denial shall be

made within 5 working days of final action, for a total of

20 working days.

C. Upon approval of a building permit, the applicant shall

have no more than 3 months to utilize an approved

Exception. Following 3 months, if the applicant has not

initiated construction or is otherwise unable to prove

progress, the Exception shall be considered expired. An

extension of time may be granted by Jumeirah Village

LLC upon request.

9.07.05. Runs with the Use

Unless otherwise specified in the approval by the DRB, an

exception applies only to the specific use or project for which

it is granted. No new use or project shall be permitted to

utilize the exception without prior approval by the DRB.

Section 9.08. Conditional Use

9.08.01. Submission of Materials

Generally, the application shall include all materials required

to indicate the requested conditional use. If submitted as part

of the Development Plan process, materials submitted for Site

Plan review will largely be sufficient.

9.08.02. General Criteria

The Development Review Board may issue approval of a

Conditional Use if the proposed project meets the criteria

established in Section 4.3, Conditional Use.

9.08.03. Conditional Use Process

A. The approval process shall follow the steps highlighted

in Figure 9.06, Development Review Board Process and

discussed throughout Section 9, Administration and

Procedures.

B. The Development Code Administrator shall complete

a report to the Development Review Board including

an overview of the request for Conditional Use, a

recommendation of approval or denial, and proposed

findings of fact to support the recommendation.

C. The Development Review Board shall consider the

recommendation of the Development Code Administrator

and determine final action, including approval or denial

of the application and specific findings of fact.

D. The Development Code Administrator shall notify the

applicant in writing of final action, including approval or

denial of the application.

E. The Development Review Board reserves the right

to approve a Conditional Use with added conditions,

safeguards or restrictions as needed to address any

adverse impacts resulting from the Variance.

9.08.04. Time

A. The Development Code Administrator shall submit

a report to the Development Review Board within

15 working days of receipt of the application and

determination of completeness.

B. The Development Review Board shall take final action

on the application for Conditional Use within 15 working

days of receiving the report from the Development Code

Administrator. Notification of approval or denial shall be

made within 5 working days of final action, for a total of

20 working days.

C. Upon approval of a building permit, the applicant shall

have no more than 3 months to utilize an approved

Conditional Use. Following 3 months, if the applicant

has not initiated construction or is otherwise unable to

prove progress, the Conditional Use shall be considered

expired. An extension of time may be granted by

Jumeirah Village LLC upon request.

9.08.05. Runs with the Use

Unless otherwise specified in the approval by the DRB, a

Conditional Use applies only to the specific use or project for

which it is granted. No new use or project shall be permitted

to utilize the exception without prior approval by the DRB.

Section 9.09. Development Code Amendment

9.09.01. Request for Amendment

A Development Code Amendment may be requested by

an applicant seeking Development Plan approval, the

Development Code Administrator, the Development Review

Board, or Jumeirah Village LLC. The authority to approve

an amendment to this Code is granted to the DRB, however,

Jumeirah Village LLC remains the final authority and may

choose to amend the Code without DRB approval.

9.09.02. General Criteria

The Development Review Board may amend the Development

Code if the following criteria are met:

A. The proposed amendment is not detrimental to the

health, welfare, safety, morals, order, convenience,

or prosperity of surrounding residents, investors,

employees, and guests of Jumeirah Village.

B. The proposed exception will provide an equal or greater

means of meeting the purposes of this Code than current

requirements.

C. The proposed amendment is consistent with the Master

Plan and will not adversely impact the mobility and

infrastructure systems of Jumeirah Village.

9.09.03. Amendment Process

A. The Development Code Administrator shall complete

a report to the Development Review Board including

an overview of the request for amendment, including a

recommendation regarding the proposed amendment

and potential impacts.

B. The Development Review Board shall consider the

recommendation of the Development Code Administrator

and determine to approve, reject or modify the proposed

amendment.

C. If the request to amend the Development Code was

submitted by an applicant for Development Plan

approval, the Development Code Administrator shall

notify the applicant in writing of final action, including

approval or denial of the amendment.

9.09.04. Time

Upon approval, an amendment to the Development shall

take place immediately upon final action by the Development

Review Board.

Section 9.10. Zoning Map Amendment

9.10.01. Request for Amendment

A Zoning Map Amendment may be requested by an applicant

seeking Development Plan approval, the Development Code

Administrator, the Development Review Board, or Jumeirah

Village LLC. The authority to approve an amendment to Zoning

Map related to this Code is granted to the DRB, however,

Jumeirah Village LLC remains the final authority and may

choose to amend the Zoning Map without DRB approval.

9.10.02. General Criteria

The Development Review Board may amend the Zoning Map

if the following criteria are met:

A. The proposed amendment is beneficial to the orderly,

efficient and economic development of Jumeirah Village

and will enhance or protect the health, welfare, safety,

morals, order, convenience, or prosperity of surrounding

residents, investors, employees, and guests of the

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B. The site or sites involved in the proposed amendment are

more suitable for uses and standards permitted in the

proposed Zone than in the current Zone.

C. The proposed amendment is consistent with the Master

Plan and will not adversely impact the mobility and

infrastructure systems of Jumeirah Village.

D. The proposed change in the Zoning Map will remain

compatible with the character of the surrounding area.

9.10.03. Amendment Process

A. The Development Code Administrator shall complete

a report to the Development Review Board including

an overview of the request for amendment, including a

recommendation regarding the proposed amendment

and potential impacts.

B. The Development Review Board shall consider the

recommendation of the Development Code Administrator

and determine to approve, reject or modify the proposed

amendment.

C. If the request to amend the Zoning Map was submitted

by an applicant for Development Plan approval, the

Development Code Administrator shall notify the

applicant in writing of final action, including approval or

denial of the amendment.

9.10.04. Time

Upon approval, an amendment to the Development shall

take place immediately upon final action by the Development

Review Board.

Section 9.11. Enforcement

9.11.01. Compliance Required

A. No person may use, occupy, or develop land, buildings

or other structures, or authorize or permit the use,

occupancy, or development of land, buildings or other

structures except in accordance with all applicable

provisions of this Code.

B. The developer of any building or land in violation of this

Code, as well as any architect, builder, contractor or

other professional consultant who may have assisted or

contributed to such violation shall be considered guilty of

a violation of this Code.

C. Any use, arrangement or construction differing from

officially approved plans shall be deemed in violation of

this Code.

9.11.02. Responsibility for Enforcement

A. The Development Code Administrator is given authority

on behalf of Jumeirah Village LLC to enforce the

requirements of this Code, including the ability to

monitor all development and operation of activities

within Jumeirah Village. Jumeirah Village LLC shall have

ultimate authority for enforcement and shall impose

penalties for violation of this Code as appropriate.

B. Any individual may make the Development Code

Administrator aware of potential violations. To investigate

a complaint, the Development Code Administrator

must be provided a detailed account of the violation,

the period of occurrence and, if possible, the alleged

responsible parties. All complaints shall be maintained

on record by the Development Code Administrator.

9.11.03. Notice of Intent

A. Upon determination of a violation, the Development

Code Administrator shall give notice to the individual or

individuals responsible for said violation with instructions

for discontinuance and compliance. The Administrator

shall provide a reasonable time for compliance.

B. The Development Code Administrator is hereby

authorized to immediately suspend activities without

notice that cause imminent destruction of property or

injury to persons.

9.11.04. Penalties

Jumeirah Village LLC reserves the right to take all appropriate

actions and initiate proceedings to prevent unlawful

construction, to recover damages, or to restrain, correct, or

abate any violation of this Code. One or more of the following

penalties may be assessed against any person involved with

violations of this Code:

A. Removal or correction of the violation at the owner’s

expense.

B. A fine of up to Dhs. 1,000 for each day that a violation

exists after the specified reasonable time provided by the

Notice of Intent has expired, as calculated from the date

of issuance.

C. A one time fine for each occurrence of a violation

including:

• 1,000 Dhs. upon the initial occurrence

• 2,000 Dhs. upon the second occurrence

• 3,000 Dhs. upon the third occurrence

• 10,000 Dhs. upon any subsequent occurrences.

D. Discontinuance of utility services until the violation has

been addressed to the satisfaction of Jumeirah Village

LLC.

E. Removal of a consultant from the register of consultants

licensed to perform work in Jumeirah Village.

F. In the case of a violation which endangers public health

or safety, arrest and detention for a period of time

established by a court of jurisdiction.

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10. Definitions

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Abutting: A common border with or being separated from

such common border only by a roadway, easement or rightof-way.

Access: The place or way by which pedestrians and vehicles

have a safe and usable ingress and egress to a property or

use. An unobstructed way or means of approach to private

entry to or exit from a property.

Access Driveway: The area between the traveled portion of

a road and a parking lot used by motor vehicles for access to

and from a car park, but does not include an aisle.

Accessory Use: A use customarily incidental to and related to

a principal use established on the same lot.

Addition: An extension or increase in floor area or height of a

building or structure.

Adjacent: Abutting, directly connected to, or bordering.

Applicant: The person, party or corporation applying for

approval or permission; normally understood to be the owner,

leaseholder or developer of the lot.

Building: A permanently located structure having a room

supported by walls or columns but excluding any courtyard

such structure may have provided, however, that no form of

fabric, tent or vehicle shall be considered a building.

Building, Accessory: A building devoted to an accessory

use or structure that is complementary to the primary use or

structure.

Building Height: The vertical distance measured of a

structure measured in number of stories beginning at the

average elevation of the finished grade at the front of the

building to the highest story of the structure. Penthouse,

mechanical equipment and architectural features that

comprise the “top” of the structure shall not be considered in

the overall structure height.

Build-To Line: The line parallel to the front lot line upon which

the edge of a building located closest to the street must be

located.

Buildable Area: That portion of a lot upon which a building,

structure, pavement, or other improvements may be placed

after designation of areas such as front, rear and side yards.

Building Permit: An authorization granted by Jumeirah

Village LLC certifying that the design of a proposed structure

or development to be erected on a designated lot complies

with all relevant provisions applicable to this Code. The permit

allows building construction to commence.

Building, Primary: A building within which is conducted the

principal use permitted on the lot, as provided by this Code.

Car Park: Land used to park motor vehicles.

Carpark Structure: a building or structure consisting of more

than one level and used to temporarily store motor vehicles.

Change of Use: Any use which differs from the previous use

of a building or land.

Conditional Use: A use which has certain characteristics

which may be detrimental to the surrounding area, but which

may be permitted within a Zone with designated mitigation

measures.

Construction Plans: The maps, drawings and specifications

indicating the proposed location and design of improvements

to be installed.

Courtyard: A landscaped, outdoor open space surrounded by

walls or fences or other materials utilized to establish a sense

of boundary.

Density: The number of dwelling units per unit of land.

Development: The construction, reconstruction, conversion,

erection, alteration, relocation, or enlargement of any building

or structure; any mining, excavation or landfill; and any land

disturbance in preparation for any of the above.

Development Code Administrator: Individual designated

by Jumeirah Village LLC to be responsible for daily

administration of the Development Code.

Development Intent Questionnaire: Application to be filled

out by a potential applicant as the initiating step in the

Development Plan approval process.

Development Plan: A combination of applications and

submissions to be submitted to Jumeirah Village LLC that are

necessary to gain approval for project construction..

Development Review Board: Entity selected by Jumeirah

Village LLC to be responsible for approval or denial of items

requiring possible variation or alteration of this Code.

Zone: A geographic area within which specific development

regulations assigned by this Code shall apply.

Zoning Map: An official map that identifies Zones that are

subject to the specific use and development regulations of

this Code.

Driveway: An access to a required off-street parking facility

or an off-street loading area.

Dwelling: A building used as a self-contained residence that

must include a kitchen sink, food preparation facilities, a bath

or shower, and a closet pan and washbasin.

Dwelling Unit: One or more habitable rooms constituting a

self-contained unit with a separate entrance and used or

intended to be used for living and sleeping purposes.

Dwelling, Multiple Unit: A building divided into two or more

dwelling units, each of which is occupied or intended to be

occupied as a permanent home or residence. Also known as

an Apartment Structure.

Easement: A grant of one or more of the property rights by the

property owner to and/or for use by the public, a corporation,

or another person or entity.

Egress: An exit.

Environment: The physical factors of the surroundings of

human beings including the land, water, atmosphere, climate,

sound, odors, tastes, the biological factors of animals and

plants and the social factor of aesthetics.

Existing Use: The lawful use of a building, lot or structure at

the time of the enactment of these regulations.

Exception: Permission to depart from the design standards in

the ordinance for reasons as described in Section 9.07 of this

Code.

Façade: The exterior walls of a building exposed to public

view or that wall viewed by persons not within the building.

Feature: Fixtures, components or appurtenances attached

to, contiguous to or otherwise related to a building, structure

or property including, without limitation, materials, overlays,

moldings, sculptures, fountains, light fixtures, windows, and

monuments.

Fence: A construction, not considered a structure, which is

designed for screening or enclosing. Landscaping screens of

a height of over 1 meter shall be considered a fence whereas

random plantings of any height shall not be considered a

fence.

Findings of Fact: Statement of facts upon which a decision by

the Development Review Board has been reached.

Floor Area: The total horizontal area of all floors of a building

measured from the exterior surface of the outside walls,

including all floors below ground level but exclusive of vent

shafts and courts.

Floor Area Ratio (FAR): The ratio used to control the size of

a building in relation to the size of its lot. FAR is expressed

as a ratio (such as 1.5 to 1) by which the area of the lot is

compared with the total allowable gross floor area of the

building or buildings, excluding parking and nonhabitable

areas along the exterior of the structure such as balconies

and mechanical equipment. Stairs, elevators and other

service areas located withing the structure are included in

the FAR calculation.

Frontages: Configuration of the front façade of a structure

along, at minimum, the first two floors, including the ground

floor.

Grade: The elevation of the surface of the ground at any point

on a site.

Grade, Existing: The elevation of the surface of the existing

undisturbed ground at any point on a site.

Grade, Finished Floor: The final elevation of the ground

surface after man-made alterations, such as grading,

grubbing, filling, or excavating, have been made on the

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Guest House: An accessory building for the housing of

temporary guests, not containing a kitchen and not being

rented or leased.

Height, Building: The vertical distance from grade to average

height of the highest roof structure.

Home Office: A conditional, accessory use permitted in

specific Zones that allows operation of small business in a

home providing that impacts are mitigated and a conditional

use permit issued.

Hotel: A building offering temporary accommodations for

eight (8) or more guests which may provide as accessory

uses restaurants, meeting rooms, and recreation facilities.

Illuminated: A sign utilizing an artificial or a reflective light

source.

Impervious Cover: Any hard-surfaced, man-made area

that does not readily absorb or retain water, including but

not limited to building roofs, parking and driveway areas,

graveled areas, sidewalks and paved recreation areas.

Improvement: Any building, structure, place, fence, gate,

landscaping, tree, wall, car park, or other object constituting

a physical feature which is not a natural feature.

Ingress: An entry.

Intersection: The crossing of two (2) or more roads at grade.

Landscaping: The treatment and maintenance of a property

or yard area with a combination of vegetation (ground cover,

plants, shrubs, or trees), natural elements (brick, rocks, or

water) and other natural or decorative features (walkways,

fences, pools, fountains, or benches).

Landscape Plan: A plan submitted as part of a package

for Development Plan approval indicating the proposed

landscape development, irrigation system and fences.

Loading Space, Off-street: Space logically and conveniently

located for bulk pickups and deliveries, scaled to delivery

vehicles expected to be used, and accessible to such

vehicles when required off-street parking spaces are filled.

Lot: A piece, parcel, or plot of land occupied by or to be

occupied by one principal building, its accessory buildings

and frontage on a street.

Lot Area: The total extent of surface, measured in a horizontal

plane, within the lot lines of a lot.

Lot Coverage: The percentage of the area of a lot or parcel of

land, which is occupied by buildings or structures.

Lot Frontage: That portion of a lot which abuts a road.

Lot Line: Any line bounding a lot as herein defined.

Lot Line, Front: A line separating an interior lot from a street.

In the case of a corner lot, the orientation of existing or

proposed development shall be used to determine which lot

line shall be considered the front.

Lot Line, Rear: A lot line which is opposite and most distant

from the front lot line. In the case of an irregular lot, the

rear lot line shall be an assumed line parallel to and at the

maximum distance from the front lot line.

Lot Line, Side: Any lot boundary line not a front lot line or a

rear lot line.

Lot Width: The width of a lot at the minimum building setback

line.

Master Plan: The Jumeirah Village Master Plan.

Native Plant: Any species that is indigenous within the local

region.

Noise: Any undesirable audible sound.

Occupied: Arranged, designed, built, altered, converted,

rented, leased, occupied or intended to be occupied.

Open Lot: An area of open land other than a road, used or

intended to be used to provide space for the parking or

storage of motor vehicles, including parking spaces, loading

spaces, maneuvering aisles, and other areas providing

access to parking or loading spaces.

Parking, Off-Street: An off-street parking space consists of

a space adequate for parking an automobile with room for

opening doors on both sides together with properly related

access to a public street, including maneuvering room.

Paseo: A public walk or boulevard designed exclusively for

use of pedestrians and including limited amenities as urban

open spaces.

Permitted Uses: Any use allowed in a Zone by right.

Plant Materials: Living trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers,

sod, and flowering annuals, biennials and perennials adapted

to the environment of Dubai

Plaza: An urban open space that is surrounded by streets and

structures, largely paved and possibly including landscaping,

public art, seating or other features.

Public Facilities: Services or facilities provided by

government or government agencies for the benefit of the

general public and to which the public will have access.

Remodeling: The refashioning or alteration (whether

structural or not) of a building or structure without its

established use being changed.

Right-of-Way: A strip of land acquired by reservation,

dedication or condemnation and intended to be occupied by

a road, crosswalk, sidewalk, railroad, electric transmission

lines, oil or gas pipeline, water line, sanitary or storm sewer,

and other uses.

Screening: A method of visually obscuring nearby structures

or land uses (car park, outdoor storage) from another with

the use of one or a combination of fencing, walls, dense

vegetation, or berms.

Setback: A line established by development control

regulations, generally parallel with and measured from the

front property line, defining the limits of a lot in which no

building, accessory building or structure may be located

above the ground.

Setback, Rear: A setback extending the full width of the lot in

the area between the rear lot line and the rear building line.

Setback, Side: A setback extending the full width of the lot in

the area between a side lot line and a side building line.

Sign: Any device designed to inform or attract the attention

of a person not on the premises on which the sign is located.

It means any structure, wall, natural object, or other device

used for visual communication which is visible from any

street or means of access and is used to advertise or direct

attention to an activity, product, place, person, or business.

Sign, Awning: A sign that is mounted, painted or attached to

an awning, canopy or marquee.

Sign, Flashing: A sign having a conspicuous and intermittent

variation in the illumination.

Sign, Illuminated: Any sign designed to emit or brightly reflect

artificial light.

Sign, Ground: A sign which is less than 1.5 meters from the

ground or is supported by a sign structure that is placed on or

anchored in the ground and is independent of any building or

other structure.

Sign, Pedestal: A sign that is mounted on one or more

freestanding poles or other support so that the bottom edge

of the sign face is more than 0.5 meters from contact with a

solid base or the ground. Also sometimes known as a “pole

sign.”

Sign, Projecting: A sign that is partially or wholly dependent

upon a building for support and that projects more than 30

centimeters from such building.

Sign, Temporary: A sign or advertising display constructed of

cloth, canvas, fabric, wood or other light material intended to

be displayed for a short period of time.

Sign, Tower: A large scale sign that is mounted near the top

of a tower that is generally used as a means of identifying an

important tenant or the name of a facility.

Sign, Wall: Any sign posted or painted in suspended from or

otherwise affixed to the wall of any building or structure in an

essentially flat position or with the exposed face of the sign in

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Sign, Window: Any sign that is placed inside a window,

upon the window, or upon the window pane or glass, and

is intended to be visible from the exterior of the window.

Merchandise displays shall not be considered a window sign.

Street: A right-of-way which has been improved and is

intended for motor vehicle traffic and provides access to

property.

Taxi Rank: The use of land as a base of operations for a

taxicab or other land-vehicle passenger transport service.

Temporary Use: A use established for a limited duration with

the intent to discontinue such use upon the expiration of the

time period.

Trellis: A frame of latticework designed for purposes of

providing visual appeal and shade along pedestrian corridors

of Jumeirah Village.

Variance: Permission to depart from the literal requirements

of a this Code, where such a variance would not be contrary

to the public interest and where the a literal enforcement of

the ordinance would result in unnecessary hardship.

Yard, Front: The area from one side lot line to the other side

lot line and between the primary structure and the street on

which the lot fronts. On a corner lot (lots abutting on two or

more streets at their intersections), the front yard shall face

the shortest street dimension of the lot.

Yard, Rear: A space extending across the full width of the

lot between the principal building and the rear lot line and

measured perpendicular to the building to the closest point of

the rear lot line.

Yard, Side: A space extending from the front yard to the

rear yard between the principal building and the side lot line

measured perpendicular from the side lot line to the closest

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Application Checklists

Development Intent Questionnaire Contents

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General Applicant Information

Applicant information to include:

1. Name

2. Contact information (address, telephone, fax, email)

3. Expatriate Status

Sponsor Information

If applicant is an expatriate, sponsor information is

required, including:

4. Name of Agent/Sponsor

5. Contact Information for Agent/Sponsor (address,

telephone, fax, email)

Construction Information

Determine the type of construction activity to be carried

out such as:

6. New Construction (of primary structure, accessory

structure, parking, signs, or other amenities)

7. Redevelopment or Alteration (of primary structure,

accessory structure, parking, signs, or other

amenities)

Project Type

Determine the type of project expected to be developed

according to:

8. Type of Structure (Villa, Townhome, Mid-Rise, Tower,

low scale retail, public or civic)

9. Type of Activities (Residential, Entertainment,

Restaurant, Hotel, General Retail, Office, Service,

Recreation, Education, Institutional, Other)

10. If one or more of uses is expected to be a hotel, the

number of units, staff and food outlets should be

provided.

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Concept

Discussion of the concept for the project in as much

detail as needed or possible to aid in discussion during

the Pre-Application Meeting. Illustrations or concept

sketches, if available, should be submitted with the

Development Intent Questionnaire.

Anticipated Project Needs

11. Indication of desired location in Jumeirah Village as

well as anticipated land requirements

12. Project Development Services such as architecture,

landscape architecture, engineering, site design, or

other

13. Financial Services

Time of Anticipated Construction and Completion

Estimated timeline for project to commence as well as

time of completion. Key dates throughout the process, if

known, should also be included.

Master Form Contents

General requirements:

A. 2 copies of all materials

B. Drawings clearly labeled in the lower right hand corner

C. Drawings to be folded to A4 size with labels clearly

visible

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General Applicant Information

Applicant information to include:

15. Name

16. Contact information (address, telephone, fax, email)

17. Expatriate Status

18. Development Application Tracking Number

Sponsor Information

If applicant is an expatriate, sponsor information is

required, including:

19. Name of Agent/Sponsor

20. Contact Information for Agent/Sponsor (address,

telephone, fax, email)

Action Requested

Actions may include Approval for Concept Plan, Site

Plan, Building Permit, Variance, Exception, Conditional

Use, Development Code Text Amendment, or Zoning Map

Amendment

Construction Information

Indicate the type of construction activity to be carried out

such as:

21. New Construction (of primary structure, accessory

structure, parking, signs, or other amenities)

22. Redevelopment or Alteration (of primary structure,

accessory structure, parking, signs, or other

amenities)

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Project Type

Indicate the type of project expected to be developed

according to:

23. Type of Structure (Villa, Townhome, Mid-Rise, Tower,

low scale retail, public or civic)

24. Type of Activities (Residential, Entertainment,

Restaurant, Hotel, General Retail, Office, Service,

Recreation, Education, Institutional, Other)

25. If one or more of uses is expected to be a hotel, the

number of units, staff and food outlets should be

provided.

Concept

Discussion of the concept for the project as it has

evolved through the Pre-Application and Development

Plan process.

Certifications

Indication of the seal and certification of all architects,

engineers and other allied professionals involved

with the project as licensed and registered to work in

Jumeirah Village and certifying the authenticity, quality

and preparation of submitted documents.

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Concept Plan Checklist

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Master Application Form

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Notation of materials to be used on site including type, color, texture, transparency, and location

a p p l i c at i o n c h e c k l i s t s

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Design Statement

The applicant discussing the impact of the project on Jumeirah Village. and the methods used to meet the vision of the

Master Plan and meet the Eight Principles guiding community design

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Floor and roof plans (scale of 1:200) indicating each roof and floor, proposed uses, roof gardens, penthouses and

location of mechanical equipment

Calculations of Floor Area Ratio and Maximum Lot Coverage

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Documentation

Table of architects, engineers, contractors and other allied professionals to be working on the project and certification that

they have been licensed and registered by Jumeirah Village LLC

o Layout Plan (Scale of 1:1,000)

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Location of lot in relation to Jumeirah Village, adjacent streets and surrounding development

Zone in which project and surrounding sites are located

o Site Plan (Scale of 1:200)

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

o Conceptual Parking and Loading Plan (scale of 1:200)

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Calculations indicating the total number of parking spaces anticipated for the project, the number of on-street spaces

adjacent to the project, and number of bicycle units supported

Site plan and elevations as needed to indicate conceptual design of parking area including number of floors (if needed)

below and above ground, parking and lane dimensions, location of access, screening techniques employed and details

to ensure compatibility with the structure and site design

Location and design of loading areas

Space for vehicle stacking, if needed

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Site dimensions, lot description and reference coordinates

Street pavement lines

Build-to line and setbacks

Location of proposed primary and accessory buildings

Location and measure of parking area, type of parking and points of access

Location of services and facilities such as refuse containers and complimentary fencing/screening

Existing features and proposed alterations to structures or other features of the site

Existing and proposed site contours

Conceptual Architectural Details

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Perspective or elevation renderings clearly showing the proposed style, appearance and form of all buildings and

improvements

Description of techniques used to meet Form standards of the Development Code (including bulk, articulation and

differentiation)

Elevations (scale of 1:200) of a minimum of 3 building faces for each structure including delineation of podium, shaft

(lower, middle and upper sections) and top

o Conceptual Master Sign Plan (scale of 1:200)

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Calculations indicating the amount of sign space and type of permitted signs available to the project

Anticipated location, dimensions, design, and type of signs to be utilized throughout the site in relationship to lot lines,

setbacks, structures, amenities, and the streetscape

o Conceptual Master Landscape Plan (scale of 1:200)

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Calculations of required landscaping and fencing

Site Plan indicating the anticipated location, materials and type of landscape and fencing treatment, including roof

gardens, plazas, courtyards, and open spaces

If fencing is required, the type of fencing that is to be employed, including materials and location

Service Requirement

Estimated infrastructural requirements to support staff, utilities and facilities

Estimated Irrigation Needs

An estimate in liters of the total peak daily irrigation water requirements for all proposed plantings based upon the

Conceptual Landscape Plan, including an estimate for grass, if any

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Site Plan Checklist

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Master Application Form

Design Statement

The applicant discussing the impact of the project on Jumeirah Village and the methods used to meet the vision of the

Master Plan and meet the Eight Principles guiding community design

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Detailed Architectural Details

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Perspective or elevation renderings clearly showing the proposed style, appearance and form of all buildings and

improvements

A P P L I C AT I O N C H E C K L I S T S

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Documentation

Table of architects, engineers, contractors and other allied professionals to be working on the project and certification that

they have been licensed and registered by Jumeirah Village LLC

Layout Plan

If the project required a Concept Plan, then the Layout Plan for the Site Plan approval shall be the same with changes

incorporated from the Concept Plan process

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Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

Location of lot in relation to Jumeirah Village , adjacent streets and surrounding development

Zone in which project and surrounding sites are located

o Site Plan (Scale of 1:200)

If the project required a Concept Plan, then the Site Plan shall be the same with changes incorporated from the Concept

Plan process

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Detailed Description of techniques used to meet Form standards of the Development Code (including bulk, articulation

and differentiation)

Detailed plans of each floor of primary and accessory structures including all development, improvements or

alterations. Roof plans shall be include and accessory structures shall include carpark structures and serve facilities

such as refuse areas. All indoor and outdoor spaces shall be clearly delineated, including roof gardens and other

required spaces.

Detailed elevations (scale of 1:100) of all building faces for each structure including delineation of podium, shaft (lower,

middle and upper sections) and top

Two or more sections (scale of 1:100) drawn at right angles through each structure and indicating internal and

external floor levels, window sill heights, parapet heights, penthouses, roof gardens, mechanical equipement, and the

relationship to surrounding structures

Detailed drawings shall include location of fences, walls, parking areas, signs, landscaping and lighting for purposes of

context and review

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Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Samples of materials to be used on site including type, color, texture, transparency, and location

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Site dimensions, lot description and reference coordinates

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Calculations of Total Floor Area, Floor Area Ratio and Maximum Lot Coverage

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Street pavement lines

Build-to line and setbacks

o Detailed Parking Plan (scale 1:100)

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Location of proposed primary and accessory buildings

Location and measure of parking area, type of parking and points of access

Location of services and facilities such as refuse containers and complimentary fencing/screening

Existing features and proposed alterations to structures or other features of the site

Existing and proposed site contours

o Grading and Drainage Plan (scale of 1:200)

A site plan and two cross-sections through the site in each main direction indicating existing and finished levels with areas

of cut and fill emphasized in shading. Drainage flow on site plan must be shown to an approved stormwater inlet or to an

access way that leads to a street

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Calculations indicating the total number of parking spaces anticipated for the project, the number of on-street spaces

adjacent to the project, and number of bicycle units supported

Site plan and elevations as needed to indicate detailed design of parking area including number of floors (if needed)

below and above ground, parking and lane dimensions, location of access, screening techniques employed and details

to ensure compatibility with the structure and site design

Location and design of loading areas

Space for vehicle stacking, if needed

o Detailed Master Sign Plan (scale 1:100)

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Calculations indicating the amount of sign space and type of permitted signs available to the project

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Precise location, dimensions, design, and type of signs to be utilized throughout the site in relationship to lot lines,

setbacks, structures, amenities, and the streetscape

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A single elevation depicting each permanent sign


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A P P L I C AT I O N C H E C K L I S T S

o Detailed Master Landscaped Plan (scale of 1:100)

o Plan Title, Scale, North Arrow, Project Name, Address of Site, Applicant Name, Date

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Calculations of required landscaping and fencing

Schedule of plants and materials to be incorporated into the project including name, quantity and reference to the

Landscape Master Plan

Site plan and section detail of location of landscape treatments, including trees, shrubs, ground cover and lawns

Location and section detail of hard surface materials, water features and fencing to be located on the project site

a p p l i c at i o n c h e c k l i s t s

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Irrigation Calculations

o Irrigation water demand calculations relating to the proposed plantings shown and described in the Landscape Master

Plan, including the peak daily plant water consumption as indicated in liters and calculated at the peak season of July

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Monthly projected irrigation water consumption figures covering the effect of leaching and other off-season practices

Irrigation site plan (scale of 1:200) indicating the location and capacity of the irrigation water storage tanks, tank

connections, and details of the distribution system.

A timetable for timing in relationship to irrigation of landscaping at maturity

o Utility Plan (scale of 1:200)

Schedule and plan indicating coordinates, depths, levels, and sizes of all pipes, conduits and connections regarding

water (potable and for irrigation), wastewater, electricity, telephone, and other utilities from points of entering the site to

distribution including, if required, transformers, switch boxes, meters and emergency generator.

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Electricity Calculations and Diagrams

o Final electricity load calculations for the development expressed in kVA

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Detailed electrical diagrams indicating details of distribution and circuit breakers

Refuse Plan

Calculation of anticipated refuse to be accumulated as well as provisions made for storage and disposal

Construction Schedule

o Proposed time schedule for completion of the project as initiated upon receiving an approved Building Permit

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Management plan describing the organization of work to be completed on the project in coordination with the provided

time schedule, including plans for onsite supervisory personnel

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