Table 6.1 : Summary of Requirements of Refuse Storage and Material Recovery Chambers
in Private Domestic, Non-Domestic, Industrial and Composite Building Developments

[ Table Summary ]

Description of Building

Total floor area as
shown on plan

Description of material recovery chamber/refuse storage and material recovery chamber

Minimum floor space of material recovery chamber/refuse storage and material recovery chamber 

Domestic Building

a)

Usable floor space 1 320m2 or more but less than 13 200m2

b)

 Usable floor space 13 200m2 or more

Refuse storage and material recovery chamber

Refuse storage and material recovery chamber with vehicular access

Total usable floor space in m2 divided by 347

Total usable floor space in m2 divided by 347

Non-domestic Building (except Industrial Building)

a)

Usable floor space 3 960m2 or more but less than 39 600m2

b)

Usable floor space 39 600m2 or more

Refuse storage and material recovery chamber

Refuse storage and material recovery chamber with vehicular access

Total usable floor space in m2 divided by 925

Total usable floor space in m2 divided by 925

Industrial Building

a)

Usable floor space 3 960m2 or more but less than 39 600m2

b)

Usable floor space 39 600m2 or more

Material recovery chamber

Material recovery chamber with vehicular access

Total usable floor space in m2 divided by 2 320 but not less than 2.25m2

Total usable floor space in m2 divided by 2 320

Composite Building

a)

Aggregate usable floor space 1 320m2 or more but less than 13 200m2

Refuse storage and material recovery chamber

Aggregate of -

a)

the total usable floor space of the domestic building component in m2 divided by 347; and

b)

the total usable floor space of the non-domestic building component in m2 divided by 925.

Composite Building

b)

Aggregate usable floor space of 13 200m2 or more

Refuse storage and material recovery chamber with vehicular access

 

Aggregate of -

a)

the total usable floor space of the domestic building component in m2 divided by 347; and

b)

the usable floor space of the non-domestic building component in m2 divided by 925.


Note : For the latest requirements, please refer to the Schedule to Building (Refuse Storage and Material Recovery Chambers and Refuse Chutes) Regulations.

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   Last revision date : May 2014