The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council was created by law number
23 of the year 2007 and is the agency responsible for the future of
Abu Dhabi's urban environments, and the expert authority behind the
visionary Plan Capital 2030 Urban Structure Framework Plan,
published September 2007, along with the subsequent 2030 Plans for
Al Ain, Al Gharbia and the Emirate's maritime areas.
Chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,
Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE
Armed Forces, the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council defines the
shape of the Emirate, ensuring factors such as sustainability,
infrastructure capacity, community planning and quality of life, by
overseeing development across the city and the Emirate as a whole.
The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council ensures best practice in
planning for both new and existing urban areas.
need to look back at our steps, adjust our actions accordingly,
plan for our future with hearts full of faith and a clear will,
coupled with enlightened thinking, in order to perfect our march,
and achieve for our people all that we hoped for." - The
Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
are carrying out comprehensive development in all fields to build
the community to which we aspire, and to attain a superior
lifestyle for our people, and this has impressed all who assess
progress." - His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al