Table 11 : Parking Standards

Section 2 : Parking Standards for Community Facilities

[ Table Summary ]

Type of Development

Parking Requirements Standards

Remarks

Loading/Unloading Requirements Standards

Remarks

1.

Education

(a)

Primary
Schools

(b)

Secondary Schools and Technical Institutes

   

-

1 car parking space for every 4 to 6 classrooms.

-

1 car parking space for every 3 to 4  classrooms.

   

-

Provision covers school principal, senior teachers, itinerant specialist teachers, inspectors and visitors.

-

Punctual arrival at work is especially important for principals and senior teachers for assemblies/supervision

   

-

1 lay-by for taxis and private cars for every:

(i)

2 to 3 class-rooms in primary schools;

(ii)

3 to 5 class-rooms in secondary schools and technical institutes.

- For school buses, there should be a minimum of 3 lay-bys within the school boundary for primary schools and up to 3 lay-bys for secondary schools. However, for all schools within public housing estates, the requirement for bus lay-bys should be examined on an individual basis taking account of the catchment area and the expected traffic conditions on the roads within the estate.

 

(c)

Special Schools

-

1 car parking space for every 4 to 8 classrooms.

-

Usually combined for both primary and secondary pupils.

-

1 lay-by for taxis and private cars for every 2 to 3 classrooms.

-

A minimum of 3 lay-bys for school buses (within the site).

-

Provision is mainly to meet normal and emergency requirements of mentally and/or physically handicapped pupils.

(d)

Kindergartens

-

0-1 car parking space per 4 to 6 classrooms

-

Nil provision may be permitted for those kindergartens within general purpose buildings.

-

1 lay-by for taxis and private cars for every 5 to 8 classrooms.

-

A minimum of 2 lay-bys for school buses. (Note: The requirement may be substituted by 5 lay-bys of size 3m x 7m for mini-bus / nanny van which can provide a total number of seats equivalent to that provided by 2 large school buses.)

-

Nil provision may be permitted for those kindergartens within general purpose buildings.

(e)

Tertiary Institutions

In general, no standards should apply. To be determined by the Authority.

In general, no standards should apply. To be determined by the Authority.

In general, no standards should apply. To be determined by the Authority.

In general, no standards should apply. To be determined by the Authority.


(Refer to Statement of Intent for further guidance)

Note:

1.

For schools and kindergartens within public housing estates, the carparking provisions, taxi and private car lay-bys and loading/unloading provisions should be subject to the requirements of Housing Authority.


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