Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Ordinance, Cap.499

Application for Permission to Apply Directly for an Environmental Permit

Application No.: DIR-142/2006


Protect Title:     Natural Terrain Hazard Mitigation Works in Luk Keng Wong Uk


Conditions Imposed under Section 5(12) of the EIA Ordinance

For Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit



1.                  All measures described in the Project Profile submitted by the Applicant on 2 June 2006 shall be fully implemented.


2.                  The applicant shall submit to the Director for approval, at least 4 weeks before commencement of construction, 3 sets of layout drawing showing the locations of the plant species of conservation importance including Aquilaria sinensis, Artocarpus stracifoilus and Cibotium barometz and a proposal to protect all trees recommended to be retained on site, in particular the species of conservation importance, before the commencement of works.


3.                  Tree losses of common species arising from the Project shall be compensated and the loss to compensation ratio shall be at least 1:1.5.


4.                  An ecologist/plant specialist shall be employed to station on site during construction to supervise the selection of the locations of the works and the avoidance of trees and concerned plants. He shall also supervise and advise during replanting.





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

July 2006