23 building plans approved in August

More than half of the units will be located in the New Territories.

The Buildings Department approved a total of 23 building plans in August, according to a government statement. Of this number, six will be built on Hong Kong Island, five in Kowloon and 12 in the New Territories.

In terms of property type, apartment and apartment commercial developments accounted for the largest share at eleven followed by eight for commercial developments,  three were for community services developments and one for factory and industrial developments. 

The department also issued 23 occupation permits in August. Buildings certified for occupation have 117,894 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 2,414 units, and 104,003 sq m for non-domestic use.

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