Proposed System for Effective Adoption of E-government to Obtain Construction Permit in Egypt

  • Heba Fawzy
  • Dalia A. MagdiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1041)


This study aims to develop a new automated system for obtaining construction permit in Egypt instead of the old processes which depend on paper work and consumes more than 200 days through 19 procedures affecting the ranking of Egypt in Doing Business Report in dealing with construction permit pillar. Using this new system will have a positive impact on enhancing the rank of Egypt in this international report by reducing time and the number of procedures needed to obtain the permit in addition to enhancing the process efficiency and linking all the stakeholders involved in it with minimum human interaction which eliminate corruption level as well. The system also helps in obtaining regular reports and feedback from the employees and the citizens. This study analyzes old system of obtaining construction permit in Egypt including time, number of procedures, and their impact on the Egyptian ranking of Doing Business Report. It also describes the proposed system design and the impact of using the system on enhancing Egypt rank in dealing with construction permit index in Doing Business Report.


E-government Information system Doing Business Report Construction permit 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban CommunitiesCairoEgypt
  2. 2.Information System DepartmentFrench University in EgyptCairoEgypt
  3. 3.Computer and Information System DepartmentSadat Academy for Management SciencesCairoEgypt

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