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Proposed Sha Tau Kok drainage system works gazetted
     The Government has proposed to construct two permanent stormwater outfalls within an area of approximately 1,670 square metres of foreshore and seabed situated in Sha Tau Kok. The extent of the area of foreshore and seabed affected is described in a notice gazetted today (April 29).

     The proposed works include construction of two stormwater outfalls, installation of flap valves at the existing stormwater outfalls and reconstruction of the affected part of seawall in order to support the operation of the drainage system at Kong Ha and Sha Tau Kok Town, Sha Tau Kok. The proposed works are tentatively scheduled to commence in the third quarter of 2023 for completion in the third quarter of 2028.

     The notice and its related plan are posted near the site. The plan is also available for inspection at:

* Survey and Mapping Office of the Lands Department (23/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong) (where copies can be purchased on order);

* North Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of the North District Office (G/F, North District Government Offices, 3 Pik Fung Road, Fanling, New Territories); and

* Lands Department's website (www.landsd.gov.hk) under Government Notices.

     Any person who considers that he or she has an interest, right or easement in or over the foreshore and seabed involved may submit a written objection to the Director of Lands, 20/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong, within two months from the gazette date, i.e. on or before June 29. The notice of such objection shall describe the interest, right or easement of the objector and the manner in which he or she will be allegedly affected.
Ends/Friday, April 29, 2022
Issued at HKT 11:00
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