The Town Planning Board is appealing against a court judgment that could have far-reaching implications for the city's rules to limit the height of buildings.
The Town Planning Board drew criticism from a judge yesterday for imposing an 'arbitrary' height restriction on a Kowloon Bay estate that was headed for redevelopment.
A New World Development project in North Point has shown that obtaining building approval is not a guarantee that the redevelopment potential of a new site is assured, according to surveyors...
Collective sales put on hold after Planning Department imposes height controls
Owners of old buildings in Happy Valley have seen the redevelopment potential of their properties...
Developers and residents unhappy with decision as prices may decline by 20pc
While it is still unknown how the government's proposed tighter planning controls will hit developers' revenues, history tells us that the impact of a height restriction could be significant.