Do I need a development license if I am not selling off-plan? RERA Operations Support 29 May 2018 05:50 Updated Follow No. If the developer is self-financing a construction project or is financing by methods other than selling units off-plan, then a development license is not required. Related articles How can I apply for an individual Developer license? What are the different types of development projects? What are the fees for a development license? Can I apply for a development license online? Can stalled projects obtain a development license? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.