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Important Announcement :

from Diriyah Gate Development Authority

An important announcement regarding the postponement of the Expropriation.
Compensation begins for Landowners of Certain Areas within the Districts of (Alkhuzama, Alnakheel, Irqa)
Announcement on the start of expropriation of areas within the districts of (Khozama, Nakheel, Irqah).
Announcement on the Start of Expropriation within (Alfaisaliyah) Districts in Diriyah area
DGDA would like to clarify that certain information being shared on social media platforms pertaining to the land acquisition initiative for land falling within the Diriyah project perimeter is incorrect and misrepresentative of the current status of the initiative. DGDA is following the government approved and endorsed plan in this regard and is working to ensure the best possible outcome for all residents affected by any of the Diriyah masterplans. Furthermore, DGDA is working to ensure that residents’ rights are maintained and that they are kept aware of the latest updates through direct communications. The DGDA team would like to emphasize the importance of ensuring that information regarding this matter is received from authorized and official sources to avoid confusion.

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Urban Planning & Municipal Affairs Directions Diriyah Gate Development Authority

8500 Prince Sattam Ibn Abdulaziz St. - Al Shohda Dist. AD DIR'IYAH-Riyadh 12572 - 4000,kingdom of Saudi Arabia


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A Form-Based Code is an urban planning and zoning tool that fosters predictable, high-quality built environments by regulating land development based on physical form and the public realm.
FBC is Place-Based, specific to the character and needs of a city, town, or local community. 

– Enables the landowner to make better use of their land area.
– Achieves greater harmony between residential areas and public areas.
– Respects the unique environmental features of the Hanifah valley through the protection of the valley and creating a pattern of sustainable development.
– Creates a unique urban environment in ADDIRIYAH in a form that reflects identity and heritage.

The transects in the Wadi Hanifa Form-Based Code depends on the location of the land and contains many uses/activities such as commercial, residential, public facilities and gardens.

To access the Wadi Hanifah Form-Based Code manuals, please visit the official Royal Commission of Riyadh City website at

No, the designs are not identical. Wadi Hanifa Form-Based Code is a set of regulations and requirements that are adaptable to various designs, providing flexibility within the specified parameters.

We are delighted to address your inquiries through a personalized consultancy session. Schedule an appointment at your convenience by visiting the following link: Book an Appointment.

Apply for your Wadi Hanifa Form-Based Code Design Compliance Certificate seamlessly by submitting your application through our dedicated electronic platform.

To apply with multiple landowners, it is essential to include an official authorization for one of the owners when submitting your request..

If you wish to amend an issued Design Compliance Certificate, kindly submit your application through our dedicated electronic platform.

If you wish to renew an expired Design Compliance Certificate, kindly reach out to us via email at [email protected] for further assistance.

Design offices must provide the following documents for registration:
– Accreditation by the Saudi Council of Engineers
– Municipal license
– Commercial Registration For detailed instructions on the registration process, kindly refer to the User Manual.

For Design Offices: Access your account home page on the portal to conveniently track your requests.
For Landowners: We apologize for any inconvenience; kindly contact the dedicated design office to inquire about your request status.

For assistance with technical issues or inquiries regarding your profile or request, please get in touch with us via email at [email protected].

We are delighted to address your inquiries through a personalized consultancy session. Schedule an appointment at your convenience by visiting the following link: Book an Appointment.

Yes, Design Offices can schedule a session by reaching out to us via email at [email protected].
When contacting us, kindly include the request number and relevant details to facilitate the appointment scheduling process.

For lands in Irqah Area: Apply to merge/split lands by getting in touch with us at [email protected].
For lands in Diriyah Area: Submit requests through Diriyah Municipality.
Kindly refer to the service card for detailed information on the required documents.

Feel free to send your official letters to us via email at [email protected]. We look forward to receiving and addressing your correspondence promptly.

We apologize for any inconvenience. To submit your complaints through our channels:
– Email: Send your complaints to [email protected]. Attach supporting documents such as pictures, location details, contracts, etc.
– Customer Call Center: Contact our representatives at 920002622, and they will assist you.
Be assured, we are committed to promptly addressing and resolving your concerns.

Our dedicated team will accept complaints within DGDA's jurisdiction that have full supporting evidence.
Complaints falling outside DGDA's scope, complaints not initially filed with DGCL, or complaints lacking supporting evidence will not be accepted.

Expect updates through email or phone calls from our dedicated Complaints Department regarding your complaint status. You can also inquire about the status by contacting our customer call center at 920002622 from 9 AM to 5 PM.

We aim to respond to complaints within 10 business days. Please note that response times may vary depending on the nature and complexity of the complaint.

If you find the complaint resolution unsatisfactory, you may request escalation through our dedicated Complaints Department at [email protected].