Guidelines & References

Rural Planning and Improvement Strategy - Minor Projects Environmental Guidance Note

1. Purpose
2. Introduction
3. Guidances on Environmental Consideration of RPIS Minor Projects
4. Approach on handling RPIS Minor Projects
Annex 1 Recommended Pollution Control Clauses for Construction Contracts
Annex 2 Environmental Protection Department, Professional Persons Environmental Consultative Committee Practice Note (ProPECC PN) 1/94
Annex 3 Planning Environment and Lands Technical Circular No. 3/94 - Tree Preservation
Annex 4 Works Branch Technical Circular No. 34/2002 - Marine Disposal of Dredged Mud (pdf format)
Annex 5 Protocol on Handling RPIS Minor Projects


The purpose of this Environmental Guidance Note (EGN) is to provide environmental advice on the most usual RPIS Minor Projects and guidelines for works departments on planning RPIS Minor Projects from environmental point of view. This EGN cannot be produced without the valuable and supportive comments from various departments. The help and support of the following departments are acknowledged gratefully :

  • Agriculture and Fisheries Department
  • Civil Engineering Department
  • Drainage Services Department
  • Home Affairs Department
  • Lands Department
  • Planning Department
  • Water Supplies Department

Environmental Assessment and Noise Division
Environmental Protection Department
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
27/F Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Last Updated : March 2000


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