Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Ordinance, Cap.499
Application for Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit
Application No.: DIR-041/2000

Project Title: Proposed Temporary Bus Depot at Tseung Kwan O (TKO), Area 85

Date of the Director's Permission: 8 September 2000

Conditions Imposed under Section 5(12) of the Ordinance
for Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit

1. The applicant shall vacate the temporary bus depot from the Project site by 31 March 2003 or before occupation of the residential development and/or operation of school(s) in TKO Area 85 or Area 86, whichever is earlier. The applicant shall seek the Director's prior agreement for any time extension thereafter to continue operation of the temporary bus depot at the Project site.

2. The applicant shall clear up the site, including cleaning up any land contamination caused by the construction and operation of the temporary bus depot, to the satisfaction of the Director before returning the Project site to the Lands Department.

3. All measures as described in the Project Profile submitted with the application of 4 August 2000, together with the above conditions, shall be fully implemented.

Under section 17 of the EIA Ordinance, the applicant may appeal to the Appeal Board against any of the above conditions within 30 days of the receipt of this notice of the Director's decision.

Environmental Protection Department
September 2000