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Approved North Point Outline Zoning Plan amended
     The Town Planning Board today (March 24) announced amendments to the approved North Point Outline Zoning Plan (OZP).

     The amendments mainly involve (i) revision to the building height restriction of a site zoned "Government, Institution or Community" at 210 Java Road from eight storeys to 110 metres above Principal Datum, to facilitate the redevelopment of an existing social services building; (ii) rezoning of two sites from "Comprehensive Development Area (CDA)" and "CDA(1)" to "Other Specified Uses" annotated "Commercial and Residential Development" and "Commercial (2)" respectively to reflect the completed composite and commercial developments; and (iii) other zoning amendments to reflect the current uses and as-built conditions of various sites.

     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 North Point OZP No. S/H8/27, 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 Hong Kong District Planning Office, (iv) the Eastern Home Affairs Enquiry Centre and (v) the Wan Chai Home Affairs Enquiry Centre.
     Any person may make written representations in respect of the amendments to the Secretary of the Town Planning Board on or before May 24. 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 (www.info.gov.hk/tpb).

     Copies of the draft North Point 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 (www.info.gov.hk/tpb).
Ends/Friday, March 24, 2023
Issued at HKT 16:00
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