Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Ordinance, Cap 499
Application of Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit
Application No.: DIR-055/2001
Project Title: 10 Year Extended Landslip Preventive Measures Project, Phase 2, Package A - Lantau Island, Investigation, Design and Supervision of Landslip Preventive Works on Government Slopes
Date of the Director's Permission: 7 June 2001
Conditions Imposed under Section 5(12) of the Ordinance
For Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit
1. All measures described in the Project Profile submitted by the Applicant on 27 April 2001 shall be fully implemented.
2. The applicant shall employ a qualified horticulturist to monitor regularly the protected orchids and assess the effectiveness of the protective cage.
3. The applicant shall provide, prior to or at the same time as application for an Environmental Permit, a contingency plan which describes the actions to be taken in case the effectiveness of protective cage to protect the orchid plants is unsatisfactory.
4. The mitigation measures as described in Section 5.1 of the Project Profile for rock drill and tools shall be applied to the drilling equipment to attenuate the noise at all 12 designated slopes during the construction phase.
5. The applicant shall submit, prior to or at the same time as the application for an Environmental Permit, ecological survey on fauna in the area likely to be impacted by the Project.
6. The applicant shall, prior to or at the same time as the application for an Environmental Permit, provide information which describes the period of the post-planting maintenance, the responsibilities of monitoring and maintaining the newly planted seedlings.
7. The applicant shall, prior to or at the same time as the application for an Environmental Permit, provide a tree felling application and landscape proposal to quantify the loss and propose mitigation measures prior to any works.
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