Dubai Municipality (DM) was founded in 1954 commencing its activities with a cadre of seven employees undertaking simple tasks in cleaning the city.
In 1961, a decree establishing the municipality was issued defining its main tasks. Dubai Municipality is regarded as one of the largest governmental institutions in terms of services rendered and projects executed.
The municipality continued its development coinciding with the growth of Dubai and exceeded 12,500 employees working in 29 departments under six sectors:
• Business Development Sector
• Support Services Sector
• Corporate Support Sector
• Health, Safety & Environment Sector
• Engineering & Planning Sector
• Infrastructure Services Sector