Code : 2019007
Event Name : Short Course (1) - Experience Sharing on the Application of Building (Planning) Regulations
CPD Code : 1
Speaker : Sr Terry KY NG
MSc, MHKIS, MRICS, RetMCIOB
Former Senior Building Surveyor of Buildings Department
Event Date : 2019-04-27
Event Time : 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 3
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : YSG
Fee : HK$260 for members; HK$360 for non-members (HK$40 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed); Free of charge for full time degree student members (subject to availability)
Priority : YSG Members; First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

This course is mainly for probationers and young practitioners and consists of 6 half- day events.

Building (Planning) Regulations B(P)Rs and the related sections of the Buildings Ordinance (BO), aim at achieving a sustainable environment in Hong Kong for the planning, design and construction of private buildings including projections, heights, site coverage, plot ratio, open spaces, lanes, lighting and ventilation, staircases, fire escapes and access For firefighting and rescue purposes, temporary buildings, hoardings, covered walkways and gantries etc.

To promulgate the application, administration and enforcement the provisions of Building (Planning) Regulations, the Building Authority (BA), as a public authority to approve the building works whether for new building works or alteration & addition works, has issued a number of practice notes, code of practice and design manual on compliance with the requirements, which unarguably play an important role in the building control mechanism.

Participants can understand and update on the control regime for property development through this 6-half-day short course on building control. In this course, the speaker will share his experience and examine the difficulties in interpretation & implication of  Building (Planning) Regulations and related sections of the Buildings Ordinance in a practical manner with the content mainly summarized below:-

  1. Commonly adoptable sections of the BO by BA with the illustration of Wang Fung Terrace (FACV 7/14), the article titled “New building and extension” published in the Surveyors Times Jan 2011, the article titled “Exempted building work” published in the Surveyors Times Sep 2011 and the article titled “Footbridge” published in the Surveyors Times Aug 2012;
  2. Commonly adoptable B(P)Rs by BA with the illustration of Carson Mansion 1994 WL1063375 (Privy Council) & Mei Foo Sun Chuen HCAL 51/2011, the article titled “A Way Out For Development Intensity” published in the Surveyors Times Jun 2011 and the article titled “Lane” published in the Surveyors Times Jul 2011; and
  3. Commonly adoptable sections of Part A – Introduction & Part B – Means of Escape of Fire Safety Code 2011 by BA with the illustration of the article titled “A Few Tricky Queries on Means of Escape” published in the Surveyors Times Jun 2011.
Date and Time Course Contents Course Code

27 Apr 2019 (Sat)
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Short Course (1) - Experience Sharing on the Application of  Building (Planning) Regulations 2019007
11 May 2019 (Sat)
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Short Course (2) - Experience Sharing on the Application of  Building (Planning) Regulations 2019008

18 May 2019 (Sat)
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Short Course (3) - Experience Sharing on the Application of  Building (Planning) Regulations 2019009
25 May 2019 (Sat)
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Short Course (4) - Experience Sharing on the Application of Building (Planning) Regulations 2019010
6 Jul 2019 (Sat)
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Short Course (5) - Experience Sharing on the Application of Building (Planning) Regulations 2019011
13 Jul 2019 (Sat)
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Short Course (6) - Experience Sharing on the Application of Building (Planning) Regulations 2019012
Remarks :

Most content in this short course would be same as the course held in 2018 and there will be more content in the course 2019 with a little bit updated, broader and in greater depth.

Payment : HKD 260