Town Planning Board guidelines revised (TPB PG-No. 23A)

     The Town Planning Board (TPB) promulgated today (March 25) its revised Guidelines for Application for Kindergarten/ Child Care Centre in Kowloon Tong Garden Estate.

     In view of the traffic congestion problems in the Kowloon Tong Garden Estate area, a new requirement is incorporated in the revised Guidelines. It sets out that any new application for kindergarten/child care centre use in the Kowloon Tong Garden Estate area has to be supported by a traffic impact assessment to examine possible traffic problems that may be caused by the proposed kindergarten/child care centre and to propose mitigation measures to tackle the problems, if required.

     The revised guidelines (TPB PG-No. 23A) are now available at the TPB's secretariat at 15/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong (tel: 2231 4810 or 2231 4835) and the TPB's website (

     Any enquiries on the above may be addressed to the TPB Secretariat at the above address or by email (, or to the Planning Enquiry Counters of the Planning Department (hotline: 2231 5000; email: at 17/F, North Point Government Offices and 14/F, Sha Tin Government Offices, 1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Sha Tin.

Ends/Friday, March 25, 2011
Issued at HKT 18:23