Hong Kong Planning Standards and Guidelines
 

 

 
 

( As at February 2014 )

 
   
 

Ch1  Introduction

Ch2  Residential Densities

Ch3  Community Facilities

Ch4  Recreation, Open Space & Greening

Ch5  Industry

Ch6  Retail Facilities

Ch7  Utility Services

Ch8  Internal Transport Facilities

Ch9  Environment

Ch10  Conservation

Ch11  Urban Design Guidelines

Ch12  Miscellaneous Planning Standards & Guidelines


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Hong Kong Planning Standards and Guidelines

  

Schedule of Amendment

HONG KONG PLANNING STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES (HKPSG)
REVISIONS ISSUED SINCE LAST COMPLETE REPRINT IN SEPT 1990
( As at February 2014 )

HKPSG CHAPTER

PAPER NO

DATE APPROVED


1

INTRODUCTION

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

04/07
CPLD

7.2.2007
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

05/01
CPLD

30.1.2001
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

84/98
CPLD

21.12.1998
CPLD


 

Appendix 1 :
Updating the Titles of Membership of the Planning Standards Sub-Committee

09/11
CPLD

23.3.2011
CPLD


 

Appendix 1 :
Updating the Title of Government Departments
and Bureaux

47/07
CPLD

4.12.2007
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter issued on 15.2.2007


 

 


2

RESIDENTIAL DENSITIES

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

35/00
CPLD

2.6.2000
CPLD


 

Para. 3.2.4 and Table 1 (part):
Building Density Guidelines - Metropolitan Area

43/03
CPLD

19.9.2003
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter reprinted and issued on 10.10.2003


 

 


3

COMMUNITY FACILITIES

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

12/75
LDPC
(Presumption)

25.7.1975
LDPC
(Presumption)


 

Section 1 : Introduction

46/00
CPLD

13.7.2000
CPLD


 

Section 2 and Table 4 (part) : Education Facilities
Secondary School Design and Updating the Title of Government Departments and Bureaux

27/07
CPLD

18.7.2007
CPLD


 

Section 2 and Table 4 (part) : Education Facilities

56/02
CPLD

12.9.2002
CPLD


 

 

Section 2, Table 4 (part) and Figures 1 to 4 :
Education Facilities

41/98
CPLD

25.6.1998
CPLD


 

 

Para. 2.2.1, Tables 1 and 4 (part) :
Education Facilities

09/11
CPLD

23.3.2011
CPLD


 

Paras. 2.2.1, 2.2.8, Tables 1 and 4 (part) :
Education Facilities

23/08
CPLD

28.7.2008
CPLD


 

Para. 2.2.1, Tables 1 and 4 (part) :
Education Facilities

54/06
CPLD

19.12.2006
CPLD

 

 

Section 3 : Medical and Health Facilities

52/95
CPLD

8.1.1996
CPLD


 

Section 4 : Police Stations
Sub-section 4.1 and Table 2 (part)

09/11
CPLD

23.3.2011
CPLD


 

Section 5 and Table 4 (part) : Magistracies

28/00
CPLD

26.6.2000
CPLD


 

Section 6 : Correctional Facilities
Sub-sections 6.1 to 6.2 and Table 4 (part)

09/11
CPLD

23.3.2011
CPLD


 

Section 9 : Arts Venues

64/00
CPLD

25.9.2000
CPLD


 

Section 10 : Community Halls and Social
Welfare Facilities
Updating the Title of Government Departments
and Bureaux


27/07
CPLD

18.7.2007
CPLD

 

Sub-section 10.1 and Table 4 (part) :
Community Halls

62/97
CPLD

14.8.1997
CPLD
27.10.1997
CSC/SSPG


 

Sub-sections 10.2 to 10.3, Tables 3 and 4 (part) :
Social Welfare Facilities for Children and Youth and the Elderly

48/08
CPLD

15.12.2008
CPLD


 

Sub-sections 10.2 to 10.3, Tables 3 and 4 (part) :
Social Welfare Facilities and Study Rooms

22/99
CPLD

4.5.1999
CPLD


 

Paras. 10.2.3 to 10.2.8, Tables 3 and 4 (part) :
Social Welfare Facilities

54/06
CPLD

19.12.2006
CPLD


 

 

Paras. 10.2.18, 10.2.30 to 10.2.44,
Tables 3 (part) and 4 (part) :
Day Care Centres for the Elderly and Rehabilitation Services for Persons with Disabilities

09/11
CPLD

23.3.2011
CPLD




 

Paras. 10.2.24 to 10.2.28, Tables 3 and 4 (part) :
Social Welfare Facilities

51/05
CPLD

30.12.2005
CPLD

 

 

Section 12 : Public Mortuaries

54/06
CPLD

19.12.2006
CPLD


 

 

Para. 12.1.1 :
Updating the Title of Government Departments
and Bureaux

47/07
CPLD

4.12.2007
CPLD


 

Section 13 : Funeral Parlours
Para. 13.2.1

09/11
CPLD

23.3.2011
CPLD



 

 Whole Chapter reprinted and issued on 27.4.2011


 

 


4

RECREATION, OPEN SPACE AND GREENING

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

55/06
CPLD

22.12.2006
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

24/02
CPLD

25.6.2002
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

2/98
CPLD

3.2.1998
CPLD


 

Paras. 1.15.2, 1.21.3, Tables 6 (Part) and 8 (Part) : Swimming Pool Facility

42/07
CPLD

24.9.2007
CPLD


 

Paras. 1.21.1 and 2.9.1 :
Updating the Title of Government Departments
and Bureaux

47/07
CPLD

4.12.2007
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter issued  on 15.2.2007


 

 


5

INDUSTRY

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

 

27/03
CPLD

18.7.2003
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

52/97
CPLD

17.7.1997
CPLD


 

Para. 15.12, Table 5, Figures 7.1, 7.5 and 7.6 :
Traffic and Transport Requirements

09/07
CPLD

27.2.2007
CPLD


 

Section 15 : Traffic and Transport Requirements

59/00
CPLD

11.10.2000
CPLD


 

 Whole Chapter reprinted and issued on 15.8.2003


 

 


6

RETAIL FACILITIES

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

23/09
CPLD

22.4.2009
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter (excluding Section 6)

1/98
CPLD

26.1.1998
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter issued on 25.5.2009


 

 


7

UTILITY SERVICES

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

27/93
LDPC
(Presumption)

13.12.1993
LDPC
(Presumption)


 

Section 2: Electricity Supply

56/99
CPLD

18.8.1999
CPLD


 

Sections 2, 4 and 5 : Electricity Supply,
Telephone Services, Radio and
Broadcast Communications

78/01
CPLD

13.3.2002
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter reprinted and issued on 20.4.2002


 

 


8

INTERNAL TRANSPORT FACILITIES

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

59/00
CPLD

11.10.2000
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter (excluding Section 3 and Table 11)

27/91
LDPC
(Presumption)

17.10.1991
LDPC
(Presumption)


 

Paras. 3.6.2 and 7.1.4 :
Updating the Title of Government Departments
and Bureaux

47/07
CPLD

4.12.2007
CPLD


 

Sub-section 4.6, Appendix 2 (part) and
Para. 3(h) of Table 11
Cross-boundary coach termini/stops and parking standards for persons with disabilities

40/11
CPLD

4.8.2011
CPLD


 

Section 5 : Planning for Pedestrians

09/07
CPLD

27.2.2007
CPLD


 

Sections 6, 7 and Table 11 : Cycling, Parking and Parking Standards

10/03
CPLD

19.3.2003
CPLD


 

Para. 6.5.2 and Table 11: Parking Standards for Bicycles and Cars in Residential Developments 

53/06
CPLD

13.12.2006
CPLD


 

Paras. 7.2.7 to 7.2.11 : Guidelines for Electric Vehicle Charging Facilities

22/11
CPLD

13.5.2011
CPLD


 

Table 11 : Para. 3(f) and Section 1 (part) - Parking Standards for Subsidised Housing

24/09
CPLD

13.5.2009
CPLD


 

Table 11 : Para. 3(f), Section 1 (part) and
its Notes (Part)-
Parking Standards for Private Housing

72/13
CPLD

20.02.2014
CPLD


 

Table 11 : Parking Standards for Conference and Banquet Facilities in Hotels 

44/04
CPLD

3.1.2005
CPLD


 

Table 11 : Section 4 Item (2) - Parking Standards
for Industrial-Office (I/O) Developments

88/97
CPLD

7.11.1997
CPLD


 

Table 11 : Parking Standards

66/96
CPLD

22.10.1996
CPLD


 

 Whole Chapter reprinted and issued on 4.8.2011


 

 


9

ENVIRONMENT

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

44/07
CPLD

25.10.2007
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

27/90
LDPC
(Presumption)

31.8.1990
LDPC
(Presumption)


 

Para. 4.2.2 :
Guidelines for Noise Emitter-Aircraft

1/92
LDPC
(Presumption)

28.1.1992
LDPC
(Presumption)


 

Para. 6.2.10 :
Refuse Collection Points (Municipal Councils)
Provision in Rural Areas and Remote Villages

50/99
CPLD

11.8.1999
CPLD


 

Paras. 6.2.19 to 6.2.20 :
Provision of Refuse Collection Facilities in Private Residential, Commercial and Composite Building Developments


14/91
LDPC
(Presumption)

30.5.1991
LDPC
(Presumption)

 

Figure 2.2, Appendix 3.2, Para. 4.1.2,
Table 4.1 and Appendix 4.1 :
Updating the terms of "Nurseries" and
"Homes for the Aged"


48/08
CPLD

15.12.2008
CPLD

 

Whole Chapter reprinted and issued on 19.12.2007


 

 


10

CONSERVATION

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

38/10
CPLD

9.7.2010
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

50/05
CPLD

30.12.2005
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

6/94
LDPC
(Presumption)

26.9.1994
LDPC
(Presumption)


 

Para. 4.2 and Item 1.5 of Appendix 1 :
Updating the Title of Government Departments and Bureaux


47/07
CPLD

4.12.2007
CPLD

 

Whole Chapter reprinted and issued on 9.8.2010


 

 


11

URBAN DESIGN GUIDELINES

 

 

 

Whole Chapter

49/05
CPLD

28.7.2006
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter

45/03
CPLD

11.11.2003
CPLD


 

Whole Chapter issued on 7.8.2006


 

 


12

MISCELLANEOUS PLANNING STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

 

 

 

Section 2 : Rock Cavern Development

40/08
CPLD

30.10.2008
CPLD


 

Section 2 : Underground Rock Cavern Development

24/91
LDPC
(Presumption)

10.9.1991
LDPC
(Presumption)

 

Para. 2.3.1 :
Updating the Title of Government Departments
and Bureaux

47/07
CPLD

4.12.2007
CPLD


 

Paras. 2.3.2, 2.3.3 and Figure 1 :
Underground Rock Cavern Development

2/95
PSSC
(Presumption)

21.2.1995
PSSC
(Presumption)


 

Section 3 : Petrol Filling Stations

26/01
CPLD

24.5.2001
CPLD


 

Section 3 : Petrol Filling Stations

28/91
LDPC
(Presumption)

17.10.1991
LDPC
(Presumption)


 

Section 4 : Potentially Hazardous Installations

28/93
LDPC
(Presumption)

3.11.1993
LDPC
(Presumption)


 

Section 5 : Vehicle Repair Workshops

52/95
CPLD

8.1.1996
CPLD


 

Section 6 : Port Back-up and Open Storage Uses

52/95
CPLD

8.1.1996
CPLD


 

Section 7 : Use of Land Beneath Flyovers
and Footbridges

55/02
CPLD

12.9.2002
CPLD

 

(February 2014 Edition)

The manual is intended to be an easy reference. Contents are under constant review and are subject to amendments without further notice. In case of doubts on its application or for up-to-date information, please contact the Planning Information and Technical Administration Unit on 17/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong or call 22315000.
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