Muscat: Carrying out excavation or construction work in residential neighborhoods without a permit is prohibited post sunset, on official holidays, and Fridays, said Muscat Municipality.
The municipality said in an announcement: “Based on Local Order No. 23/92 on the organisation of buildings in Muscat, the municipality wishes to reaffirm that it is not permissible to carry out any of the excavation, demolition and construction works between sunset and sunrise, on public holidays and Fridays in residential neighbourhoods before obtaining a prior approval from the municipality, under the conditions specified by it.”
“No contractor is allowed to commence work before gaining a permit from the municipality, in accordance with the requirements followed in
this regard, and after submitting a proof of receipt of the land plot boundaries by the Ministry of housing,” MM added.
Violators will have to pay an administrative fine of OMR 500.