Content


Chapter    Title

15.1                Introduction

15.2                Landscape and Visual Legislation, Standards and Guidelines

15.2.2             Review of Relevant Planning and Development Control Framework

15.3                Scope and Content of Study

15.3.1             Project Site Boundary

15.3.2             Major Work Components

15.3.3             Consideration of Alternative Options

15.3.4             Limits of Study Area

15.4                Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment Methodology

15.4.1             General Approach

15.4.2             Landscape Impact Methodology

15.4.3             Broad Brush Tree Survey Methodology

15.4.4             Visual Impact Methodology

15.4.5             Assumptions and Limitations

15.4.6             Concurrent Projects

15.4.7             Photomontages

15.5                Baseline Conditions

15.5.1             Landscape and Visual Study Area

15.5.2             Committed and Approved Projects under Construction

15.5.3             Review of Current Land-Uses within the Assessment Area

15.5.4             Landscape Resources

15.5.5             Landscape Character Areas

15.5.6             Broad Brush Tree Survey

15.5.7             Summary of Tree Impacts

15.5.8             Zone of Visual Influence (ZVI)

15.5.9             Visually Sensitive Receivers (VSRs)

15.6                Landscape Impact Assessment

15.6.1             Potential Sources of Impacts

15.6.2             Landscape Change Before Mitigation in Construction Phase

15.6.3             Landscape Change Before Mitigation in Operation Phase

15.6.4             Landscape & Visual Mitigation Measures

15.6.5             Prediction of Significance of Landscape Impacts

15.7                Visual Impacts Assessment

15.7.1             Potential Sources of Visual Impacts

15.7.2             Visual Change Before Mitigation in the Construction and Operation Phase

15.7.3             Proposed Landscape and Visual Mitigation Measures

15.7.4             Viewpoints

15.7.5             Prediction of Significance of Visual Impacts

15.7.6             Impacts during the Construction and Operation Phase before Mitigation

15.7.7             Residual Impacts during the Construction Phase after Mitigation

15.7.8             Residual Impacts during the Operation Phase after Mitigation

15.8                Cumulative Impacts

15.8.1             General

15.8.2             Cumulative Landscape Impacts

15.8.3             Cumulative Visual Impacts

15.9                Environmental Monitoring and Audit

15.9.1             Construction Phase

15.9.2             Operation Phase

15.10              Conclusion

15.10.1          Landscape Impacts

15.10.2          Visual Impacts

15.10.3          Overall Conclusion

 

Tables

Table 15.1:_ Relationship between Receptor Sensitivity and Magnitude of Change in Defining Impact Significance_ 15-8

Table 15.2:_ Landscape Resources 15-29

Table 15.3:_ Landscape Character Areas 15-33

Table 15.4:_ Key Visually Sensitive Receivers (VSRs) 15-36

Table 15.5:_ Magnitude of Landscape Change during the Construction and Operation Phases before Mitigation_ 15-44

Table 15.6:_ Proposed Construction Phase Landscape and Visual Mitigation Measures 15-55

Table 15.7:_ Proposed Operation Phase Landscape and Visual Mitigation Measures 15-56

Table 15.8:_ Significance of Landscape Impacts in Construction and Operation Phases (Adverse Impacts unless otherwise stated) 15-62

Table 15.9:_ Magnitude of Visual Change during the Construction and Operation Phases before Mitigation_ 15-69

Table 15.10: Significance of Visual Impacts in the Construction and Operation Phases 15-87

 

Drawings

MCL/P132/EIA/15-001.1    Landscape Study Area

MCL/P132/EIA/15-001.2    Landscape Study Area

MCL/P132/EIA/15-002       Review of Planning Framework Chek Lap Kok & Tung Chung

MCL/P132/EIA/15-003.1    Landscape Resources – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-003.2    Landscape Resources (Blow Up Plan) – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-003.3    Landscape Resources (Blow Up Plan) – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-003.4    Landscape Resources (Blow Up Plan) – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-004       Landscape Character Areas – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-005.1    Landscape Resources Photographs – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-005.2    Landscape Resources Photographs – Chek Lap Kok (continued)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-006       Landscape Character Areas Photographs – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-007       Landscape Resources – Sha Chau Islands

MCL/P132/EIA/15-008       Landscape Character Areas – Sha Chau Islands

MCL/P132/EIA/15-009       Landscape Resources + Landscape Character Areas Photographs – Sha Chau Islands

MCL/P132/EIA/15-010       Zone of Visual Influence (ZVI) and Visually Sensitive Receivers (VSRs)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-011       Committed and Concurrent Projects

MCL/P132/EIA/15-012.1    Residual Impacts on Landscape Resources with Mitigation at Year 10 – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-012.2    Residual Impacts on Landscape Resources with Mitigation at Year 10  – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-012.3    Residual Impacts on Landscape Resources with Mitigation at Year 10 – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-012.4    Residual Impacts on Landscape Resources with Mitigation at Year 10 – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-013       Residual Impacts on Landscape Character Areas with Mitigation at Year 10 – Chek Lap Kok

MCL/P132/EIA/15-014       Residual Impacts on Landscape Resources with Mitigation at Year 10 – Sha Chau Islands

MCL/P132/EIA/15-015       Residual Impacts on Landscape Character Areas with Mitigation at Year 10 – Sha Chau Islands

MCL/P132/EIA/15-016       Residual Impacts on VSRs With Mitigation Year 10

MCL/P132/EIA/15-017.1    Photomontage of Viewpoint 1: View from Castle Peak (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-017.2    Photomontage of Viewpoint 1: View from Castle Peak (Sheet 2 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-018.1    Photomontage of Viewpoint 2: View from Miami Beach Towers (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-018.2    Photomontage of Viewpoint 2: View from Miami Beach Towers (Sheet 2 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-019.1    Photomontage of Viewpoint 3: View from Marriott Hotel (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-019.2    Photomontage of Viewpoint 3: View from Marriott Hotel (Sheet 2 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-020.1    Photomontage of Viewpoint 4: View from Caribbean Coast (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-020.2    Photomontage of Viewpoint 4: View from Caribbean Coast (Sheet 2 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-021.1    Photomontage of Viewpoint 5: View from Ngong Ping 360 (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-021.2    Photomontage of Viewpoint 5: View from Ngong Ping 360 (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-022.1    Photomontage of Viewpoint 6: View from Lantau Hiking Trail (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-022.2    Photomontage of Viewpoint 6: View from Lantau Hiking Trail (Sheet 2 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-023.1    Photomontage of Viewpoint 7: View from Golden Beach (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-023.2    Photomontage of Viewpoint 7: View from Golden Beach (Sheet 2 of 2)

MCL/P132/EIA/15-024.1    Photomontage of Viewpoint 8: View from St. Stephans Tai O Family Buildings (Sheet 1 of 2)

MCL/9132/EIA/15-024.2    Photomontage of Viewpoint 8: View from St. Stephans Tai O Family Buildings (Sheet 2 of 2)