Table 6 : Parking Standards for Industrial and Business Developments

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(a) General Industrial Use (GIU) and Business Use ["OU(B)"]

Type of Development
Parking Requirements

Loading/unloading Requirements

Standards
Remarks
Standards
Remarks
General Industrial Use (GIU) Industrial
Uses (I)
- Private car:
1 per
1 000-1 200m2
GFA.
See Notes (1) - (3).
- 1 goods vehicle bay per 700-900m2 GFA, 50% of which should be for parking of goods  vehicles. 

- 1 container vehicle loading/unloading bay with turning circle of 11.6m outer radius should be provided for a site with dimensions not less than 45m x 40m.
See Notes
(1) - (5). 
Industrial/
Office Uses (I/O)
- Private car:
1 per
600-750m2
GFA.
See Notes (1) - (3).
- 1 goods vehicle bay per 1 000-1 200m2 of 50% of the I/O GFA; and 1 per 2 000-3 000m2 of the remaining 50% of the I/O GFA.

- 50% of all the above required goods vehicle
bays shall be for parking of goods vehicles.

- 1 goods vehicle bay per 800-1 200m2 for commercial GFA solely for loading/unloading. 

- 1 container vehicle loading/unloading bay with turning circle of 11.6m outer radius should be provided for a site with dimensions not less than 45m x 40m.
See Notes (1) - (5). 
Business Use
["OU(B)"] 
Industrial
Buildings (I) 
- Private car:
1 per
600-750m2
GFA.
See Notes (1) - (3).
- 1 goods vehicle bay per 1 000-1 200m2 of 50% of the GFA; and 1 per 2 000-3 000m2 of the remaining 50% of the GFA.

- 50% of all the above required goods vehicle bays shall be for parking of goods vehicles.

- 1 container vehicle loading/unloading bay with turning circle of 11.6m outer radius should be provided for a site with dimensions not less than
45m x 40m.
See Notes (1) - (5). 
Industrial/
Office (I/O) Buildings
- Private car:
1 per
600-750m2
GFA. 
See Notes (1) - (3).

-

1 goods vehicle bay per 1 000-1 200m2 of 50% of the I/O GFA; and 1 per 2 000-3 000m2 of the remaining 50% of the I/O GFA.

-

50% of all the above required goods vehicle bays shall be for parking of goods vehicles.

-

1 goods vehicle bay per 800-1 200m2 for commercial GFA solely for loading/unloading.

-

1 container vehicle loading/unloading bay with turning circle of 11.6m outer radius should be provided for a site with dimensions not less than 45m x 40m.

See Notes (1) - (5). 
Office Buildings 
-

Private car:
1 per 150-200m2 GFA for the first 15 000m2 GFA;

1 per 200-300m2 GFA for the remaining GFA.

See Notes (1) - (3).

-

1 goods vehicle bay per 2 000-3 000m2 GFA.

-

For sites of at least 5 000m2 net site area, 1 picking up/setting down lay-by for taxis and private cars for every 20 000m2, or part thereof, GFA.

See Notes (1) - (4). 
Business Buildings
-

Private car:
1 per
200-300m2
GFA.

See Notes (1) - (3).

-

1 goods vehicle bay per 800-1 200m2 GFA, 50% of which should be for parking of goods vehicles.

-

A minimum of 1 picking up/setting down lay-by for taxis and private cars shall be provided for the sites of at least 5 000m2 net site area.

-

1 container vehicle loading/unloading bay with turning circle of 11.6m outer radius should be provided for a site with dimensions not less than 45m x 40m.

See Notes (1) - (5). 

*Notes:

1.

The relevant standards of the HKPSG Chapter 8 for Internal Transport Facilities will apply where other supporting facilities are provided.

2.

Provision referring to gross floor area (GFA) includes part thereof of the specified m2 GFA.

3.

The following design standards apply:

i)

For private cars: Turning circle - 7.5m outer radius. 

ii)

For goods vehicles: turning circle - 11.5m outer radius.

4.

Goods vehicle provision is divided into 65% Light Goods Vehicles (LGV) and 35% Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV).

5.

The provision of container vehicle loading/unloading bay on sites with dimensions less than 45m x 40m should be considered on a case-by-case basis and in consultation with the Transport Department.


(b) Special Industrial Use (SIU)

Type of Development

Parking Requirements (see Notes (1) to (4))

Private Car

Lorry

Container Vehicle

1. Industrial Estate (IE)5

1 per 900m2 GFA or 1 per 450m2 site area, whichever is the greater. Of the spaces provided, 50% shall be for parking of private cars and light vans and 50% shall be for parking and loading/unloading of lorries.

1 container vehicle bay should be provided for a site with dimensions not less than 45m x 40m.   

2. Science Park (SP)6

1 per 75m2 GFA (75% for cars; 25% for vans).

1 per 5 000m2 GFA.

Nil

3. Rural Based Industrial Use (RI)

1 parking space per establishment or 1 parking space for every 900m2 GFA of the establishment, whichever is the greater, for lorry/visitor parking.

4. Other Industrial Uses with Special Requirements (SI)

As per functional needs.


Notes: 

1.

The relevant standards of the HKPSG Chapter 8 for Internal Transport Facilities will apply where other supporting facilities are provided.

2.

50% of all the above required goods vehicle bays shall be for parking of goods vehicles.

3.

Goods vehicle provision is divided into 65% Light Goods Vehicles (LGV) and 35% Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV).

4.

Provision referring to gross floor area (GFA) includes part thereof the specified m2 GFA.

5.

For Industrial Estates, the parking requirement is the minimum provision; the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation will assess the actual parking provision on an individual site basis. 

6.

For Science Park, parking requirement for HGV will not apply.


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   Last revision date : March 2007