Table 1.2 : Environmental Factor Influencing Land Use Planning

[ Table Summary ]

ASPECT

FACTORS

AIR
  • prevailing north-easterly winds (3.2.1 - 2)
  • topographically-confined airsheds of limited dispersive capacity (3.2.1 - 2)
  • existing air pollution black spots in main urban areas or areas where the existing air pollution is serious (3.2.1 - 2)
NOISE
  • aircraft noise (NEF contours) (4.2.1 - 2)
  • existing and committed fixed (such as industrial) and mobile (rail, road traffic, helicopter) noise sources (4.2.3 - 15) 
WATER
  • main tidal flow and navigation channels (5.1.2, 5.2.13)
  • waterbodies with limited dispersive capacity or stagnant waters (5.1.2, 5.3.7, 5.3.8)
  • areas requiring special protection including water gathering grounds, flood pumping grounds and areas for commercial fisheries (5.1.2, 5.3.3 - 5, 5.3.13)
  • coastal waters of high amenity value such as gazetted or non-gazetted beaches (5.1.2)
  • availability and adequacy of sewerage and sewage treatment facilities (5.2.4 - 8)
  • existing water pollution black spots such as typhoon shelters and other severely polluted watercourses and stagnant waterbodies (5.1.2, 5.3.9 - 12)
WASTE
  • availability and adequacy of waste separation, collection, treatment and disposal facilities (6.2)
  • availability and capacity of the marine dumping grounds for disposal of surplus spoil from dredging (5.2.11)
  • livestock waste prohibition and control areas 
    (Appendix 6.1, 6.3.5 - 6) 
ECOLOGY

    Note : Figures in brackets refer to sections of this chapter in which detailed descriptions are given.

 

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