The Buildings Department approved 18 building plans in June - five on Hong Kong Island, seven in Kowloon and six in the New Territories. Of the approved plans, five were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four were for commercial developments, four were for factory and industrial developments and five were for community services developments.
Consent was given for works to start on 10 building projects which will provide 154,163 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 3,646 units, and 21,058 sq m of gross floor area for non-domestic use.
The department also issued 19 occupation permits - nine on Hong Kong Island, three in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories. Buildings certified for occupation have 65,786 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 1,170 units, and 43,996 sq m for non-domestic use.