building violations

Egypt’s Cabinet approves new draft bill on legalizing building violations

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 12:15 GMT

The new law widens the scope for the state’s reconciliation with citizens responsible for building violations, including the possibility to reconcile with buildings that exceed the height specified by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Saving Egyptians from the plague of unplanned construction

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 06:10 GMT

Almost half of Egypt’s constructed buildings in cities and villages is declared by the state as “unplanned”, with thousands of buildings being built without licenses. Of these thousands, a large number of buildings do not comply with safety regulations or can even threaten the safety of aviation for being illegally too tall.

Egyptian authorities remove over 281K illegal structures around Nile River amid high flood warnings

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 11:07 GMT

As many as 281,832 building violations around the Nile River have been removed, a report submitted to the minister of water resources said, after warnings of a higher-than-average annual Nile floods currently taking place.

Egyptian PM to meet with committee setting new construction conditions: sources

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 01:48 GMT

Egypt late in May announced a six-month ban on construction permits in Greater Cairo and Alexandria, in response to continuous building violations. Late in September, the government said citizens having permits can continue constructing their buildings up to the forth floor.

Egyptian minister urges removing building violations on Nile waterways as higher flood expected

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 11:23 GMT

The violations obstruct the water network’s capability to contain excess water during annual Nile floods.

Egypt spends LE 280B to improve living conditions in Cairo during 6 years: Sisi

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 01:14 GMT

Sisi said that building licenses will not be issued for some places in Cairo again, noting that the decision to stop the licenses was 20 year-late.

Parl't finally approves law on reconciliation in building violations

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 02:50 GMT

The House of Representatives under Ali Abdel Aal has finally approved a bill submitted by the government on reconciliation in some building violations.