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Approved Tuen Mun Outline Zoning Plan amended
     The Town Planning Board today (November 3) announced amendments to the approved Tuen Mun Outline Zoning Plan (OZP).

     The amendments mainly involve the rezoning of various sites for housing development. Five sites in Tuen Mun Central, including a site to the north of Wu Shan Road zoned "Green Belt" ("GB") and "Government, Institution or Community" ("G/IC"); a site abutting Wong Chu Road and adjoining Yip Wong Road zoned "Open Space", "G/IC", "Other Specified Uses" ("OU") annotated "Comprehensive Industrial Development with Ancillary Commercial and Community Facilities" and shown as "Road"; a site to the east of Tuen Hing Road zoned "Residential (Group B)10" and "GB"; a site to the west of Nerine Cove zoned "G/IC"; and a site to the north of Handsome Court zoned "Residential (Group A)22" , "G/IC" and "GB", are rezoned to "Residential (Group A)26" for public housing developments. A site to the south of Harrow International School Hong Kong in Tuen Mun Area 48 zoned "GB" and "Residential (Group B)" is rezoned to "Residential (Group B)20" for private housing development.

     A site to the southeast of Chu Hai College of Higher Education is also rezoned from "GB" to "G/IC" for post-secondary education use. Other amendments to reflect existing conditions of sites or approved development proposals, and revised alignment of proposed road/s are also incorporated. Opportunity is also taken to amend the Notes and Explanatory Statement of the OZP to reflect the above amendments and to update the general information of various land use zonings.

     The draft Tuen Mun OZP No. S/TM/34, incorporating the amendments, is now available for public inspection during office hours at the Secretariat of the Board, the Planning Enquiry Counters of the Planning Department in North Point and Sha Tin, the Tuen Mun and Yuen Long West District Planning Office, the Tuen Mun District Office and the Tuen Mun Rural Committee.

     Any person can make written representation in respect of the amendments to the Secretary of the Board on or before January 3, 2018. Representations made to the Board will be available for public inspection.

     Copies of the draft Tuen Mun OZP are available for sale at the Map Publications Centres in North Point and Yau Ma Tei. The electronic version of the OZP can be viewed at the Board’s website (www.info.gov.hk/tpb).
Ends/Friday, November 3, 2017
Issued at HKT 16:00
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