Project Title: Road Works at West Kowloon


Reference of the Approved EIA Report in the Register: AEIAR-141/2009

Conditions of Approval under Section 8(3) of the EIA Ordinance (the Ordinance)



The EIA Report as exhibited under Section 7(1) of the Ordinance is approved by the Director of Environmental Protection with the following conditions:


1.             The Project Proponent shall set up a Community Liaison Group (CLG), comprising representatives of concerned and affected parties, to facilitate communication, enquiries and complaints handling of all environmental issues, including the follow up on the implementation of impact mitigation measures. A designated complaint hotline shall be set up for the Project to address such concerns and complaints in an efficient manner. 


2.             Prior to the construction of Austin Road West, the Project Proponent shall prepare a Review Report for agreement by the Director.  The Review Report shall:


(a)        Review, based on latest available information, the need, adequacy and design of the noise mitigation measures recommended in the EIA report, including the 50m long landscape deck at the eastern end of Austin Road West at the junction of Canton Road, the noise barrier at Road D1A next to Site C; and


(b)       Optimize the aesthetic design of the noise mitigating measures by taking into account the latest layouts and designs of Site A, Site C and Site D as well as other developments in the area known at the time.




Environmental Protection Department

September 2009