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Approved Tung Chung Town Centre Area Outline Zoning Plan amended
     The Town Planning Board today (June 19) announced amendments to the approved Tung Chung Town Centre Area Outline Zoning Plan (OZP).

     The amendments mainly involve the rezoning of a site currently occupied by the Tung Chung Traction Substation and its adjoining government land from "Other Specified Uses" annotated "Traction Substation cum Portal" ("OU(Traction Substation cum Portal)"), "Government, Institution or Community" ("G/IC") and areas shown as "Road" to "Residential (Group A)8" for proposed residential development and rezoning of a strip of land along Man Tung Road from "OU(Traction Substation cum Portal)" to an area shown as "Road" to reflect the existing roadside amenity area. 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 and the planning area, where appropriate.

     The draft Tung Chung Town Centre Area OZP No. S/I-TCTC/23, incorporating the amendments, is now available for public inspection during office hours at (i) the Secretariat of the Town Planning Board, (ii) the Planning Enquiry Counters, (iii) the Sai Kung and Islands District Planning Office, (iv) the Islands District Office, (v) the Islands Home Affairs Enquiry Centre (Tung Chung), and (vi) the Tung Chung Rural Committee.
     Any person may make written representations in respect of the amendments to the Secretary of the Town Planning Board on or before August 19. Any person who intends to make a representation is advised to read the revised Town Planning Board Guidelines No. 29B on "Submission and Publication of Representations, Comments on Representations and Further Representations under the Town Planning Ordinance" (TPB PG-No. 29B) which were promulgated in November 2018 and took effect in 2019.

     Submission of a representation should comply with the requirements set out in TPB PG-No. 29B. In particular, the representer should take note of the following:
* If the representer fails to provide his or her full name and the first four alphanumeric characters of his or her Hong Kong identity card or passport number as required under TPB PG-No. 29B, the representation submitted shall be treated as not having been made; and
* The Secretariat of the Town Planning Board reserves the right to require the representer to provide identity proof for verification.
     The Guidelines and the submission form are available at locations (i) and (ii) above and the Town Planning Board's website (www.info.gov.hk/tpb).

     Copies of the draft Tung Chung Town Centre Area OZP 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 Town Planning Board's website (www.info.gov.hk/tpb).
Ends/Friday, June 19, 2020
Issued at HKT 16:00
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