Approved Hung Hom Outline Zoning Plan amended

    The Town Planning Board today (February 29) announced amendments to the approved Hung Hom Outline Zoning Plan (OZP).

    The amendments mainly involve imposing new or revised building height restrictions for ¡§Commercial¡¨ (¡§C¡¨), ¡§Comprehensive Development Area¡¨ (¡§CDA¡¨), ¡§Residential (Group A)¡¨ (¡§R(A)¡¨), ¡§Residential (Group B)¡¨ (¡§R(B)¡¨), ¡§Government, Institution or Community¡¨ (¡§G/IC¡¨), ¡§Other Specified Uses¡¨ (¡§OU¡¨) and ¡§Undetermined¡¨ (¡§U¡¨) zones.

    In addition, a site at Lee Kung Street is rezoned from ¡§G/IC¡¨ to ¡§R(A)5¡¨, a site at Ko Shan Road is rezoned from ¡§R(A)¡¨ to ¡§R(A)5¡¨, a site at the junction of Chatham Road North and Hok Yuen Street is rezoned from ¡§R(A)¡¨ to ¡§R(A)6¡¨, and the eastern and western portions of a site at Hung Luen Road are rezoned from ¡§CDA¡¨ to ¡§CDA(1)¡¨ and ¡§CDA(2)¡¨.  New or revised development restrictions are imposed for ¡§R(A)2¡¨, ¡§R(A)5¡¨, ¡§R(A)6¡¨, ¡§CDA(1)¡¨ and ¡§CDA(2)¡¨ zones.

    The Notes of the OZP have also been updated in accordance with the latest refinements to the Revised Master Schedule of Notes to Statutory Plans.

    The draft Hung Hom OZP No. S/K9/21 incorporating the amendments is now available for public inspection during office hours at the Secretariat of the Town Planning Board, the Planning Enquiry Counters in North Point and Sha Tin Government Offices, the Kowloon District Planning Office, the Kowloon City District Office and the Yau Tsim Mong District Office.

    Any person may make written representations in respect of the amendments to the Secretary of the Town Planning Board on or before April 29, 2008.  Representations made to the board will be available for public inspection.

    Copies of the draft plan are available for sale at the Map Publications Centres in North Point and Yau Ma Tei.  The electronic version of the plan can be viewed at the board's website at

Ends/Friday, February 29, 2008
Issued at HKT 15:00