Table 11 : Parking Standards

Section 3 : Parking Standards for Commercial Facilities

[ Table Summary ]

Type of Development

Parking Requirements Standards

Remarks

Loading/Unloading Requirements Standards

Remarks

1.

Retail

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Zone 1 areas:

 

1 car space per 200-300m2 GFA.

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Zones 2 and 3 areas:

 

For the first 2 000m2 GFA:

 

1 car space per 40-50 m2 GFA.

 

Above 2 000m2 GFA:

 

1 car space per 150-200m2 GFA.

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Generally nil provision is permitted for small road-side retail shops which are mainly serving local residents.

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Retail is taken to include restaurants and allied services commonly found in shopping complexes, but not retail markets apart from those integrated in location and design with the centre.

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For retail centres within public housing developments, the requirement should be related to the findings of the pertinent Housing Department retail viability study.

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1 loading/unloading bay for goods vehicles for every 800 to 1 200m2 or part thereof, GFA.

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Large comprehensive developments may be allowed to adopt the low side of the provision due to greater economy of scale.

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Points of access should not interrupt the main shopping frontage.

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The manoeuvring of goods vehicles should be within the curtilages of the site; generally no reversing movement into/ from a public road will be permitted.


(Refer to Statement of Intent and General Notes for Section 3 for further guidance)

General Notes for Section 3:

1.

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

2.

Goods vehicle provision is divided into 65% LGV and 35% HGV but does not apply to Housing Authority development.


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