Beware! The Building Authority is Changing the Rule of the Game in General Building Plans Approval Process, but Did Not Conduct Any Consultation in Advance
4 November 2010
Mayer Brown Legal Update
From 21 October 2010, a developer is required to prove that it owns the land or has a realistic prospect of controlling the land before the Building Authority will process the building plans. A validity period will also be imposed for granting modifications/ exemptions from the Buildings Ordinance.