Activities related to Construction Works
Under the Air Pollution Control (Construction Dust) Regulation, the contractor responsible for a construction site where notifiable work is proposed to be carried out has to give notice to EPD before the commencement of the work.
Moreover, the contractor also needs to give notice to EPD of any proposed change relating to the particulars given in the previous notice(s) before the proposed change takes effect.
Under the regulation, the notifiable work means :
(a) site formation;
(c) demolition of a building;
(d) work carried out in any part of a tunnel that is within 100 m of any exit to the open air;
(e) construction of the foundation of a building;
(f) construction of the superstructure of a building; or
(g) road construction work.
How to submit notification of construction works :
i. Submission of notification is free of charge. For giving notice to EPD of the proposal to carry out the notifiable work, the notification must be made before the proposed work is to be commenced. For giving notice to EPD of the proposed change to the particulars given in the previous notice(s), the notification must be made before the change takes effect.
ii. The notification shall be submitted in the specified forms. The forms are obtainable from any of the Customer Service Counters of EPD.