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13 building plans approved in Nov

The Buildings Department approved 13 building plans in November - two on Hong Kong Island, six in Kowloon and five in the New Territories.   Of the approved plans, eight were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, two for commercial developments, one for factory and industrial developments, and two for community services developments.   Consent was given for works to start on 11 building projects which will provide 210,471 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 2,595 units and 83,060 sq m for non-domestic use.   Additionally, the department received notification of commencement of superstructure works for nine building projects.   The department also issued 16 occupation permits - three on Hong Kong Island, five in Kowloon and eight in the New Territories.   Buildings certified for occupation have 53,034 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 1,355 units and 168,627 sq m for non-domestic use.

New Street Index released

The Land Registry announced today that Compact discs for the 54th edition of the Index of Streets, House Numbers & Lots in Hong Kong, Kowloon & New Kowloon and the 23rd edition of the New Territories Lot/Address Cross Reference Table have been released.   The new edition of the Street Index features 402 amendments to the previous edition, with 20 new streets and 38 new lots, sections and subsections added.   In the latest edition of the Cross Reference Table, 1,462 amendments have been made and seven new streets and 1,023 new lots, sections and subsections have been added.   Licences for using the index and cross reference table on computer networks are also available for sale.   Order form for the purchase of the CDs and the licences can be obtained the Land Registry website.   The new Street Index and Cross Reference Table can also be browsed online.   Call 3105 0000 for enquiries.

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