Evaluate the efficiency of municipalities in rate of issuance demolition and renovation permits A Case Study: Municipalities of Tehran City

Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Industrial Engineering, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


The municipality can be considered a non-governmental and non-profit organization, which is one of the duties of this organization to issuance of construction permits and it is actually a permit that the municipality gives to the owner and the owner can thereby begin construction operations. Simultaneously with the gradual growth of Iran's population and the enlargement of the city of Tehran, the needs of citizens, citizens, and the number of constructions have increased so much that the number of municipalities has increased. The municipality of Tehran city consists of 22 districts and the management of each district is the responsibility of the mayor of that district. The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the efficiency of municipalities in 22 districts of Tehran city for issuing building demolition and renovation permits using data envelopment analysis and output-oriented BCC model to evaluate relative efficiency assuming variable returns to scale and ranking of efficient units using Anderson-Peterson model is for the first six months of 1399. The research inputs include area of the area, number of residential units and the outputs include the area of the land and the number of permits issued in the municipality of each region. The analysis of the present study was performed using GAMS software.