Approved So Kwun Wat Outline Zoning Plan amended

     The Town Planning Board today (September 30) announced amendments to the approved So Kwun Wat Outline Zoning Plan (OZP).

     The amendments mainly involve the rezoning of a site at Hong Fai Road from "Government, Institution or Community" and "Green Belt" to "Government, Institution or Community(1)" with stipulation of a maximum building height of 90 metres above Principal Datum for redevelopment of the existing low-rise Junior Staff Married Quarters of the Correctional Services Department.

     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 scheme area, where appropriate.

     The draft So Kwun Wat OZP No. S/TM-SKW/14, incorporating the amendments, is available for public inspection during office hours at (i) the Secretariat of the Town Planning Board, (ii) the Planning Enquiry Counters, (iii) the Tuen Mun and Yuen Long West District Planning Office, (iv) the Tuen Mun District Office and (v) the Tuen Mun Rural Committee.

     Any person may make written representations in respect of the amendments to the Secretary of the Town Planning Board on or before November 30. Any person who intends to make a representation is advised to read the 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).

     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 the above locations (i) and (ii) and the Town Planning Board's website (

     Copies of the draft So Kwun Wat 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 Town Planning Board's website (

Ends/Friday, September 30, 2022
Issued at HKT 16:00