More than half were for apartment developments.
The Buildings Department stepped up its construction activities after approving a total of 21 building plans in July, according to a government press release.
In terms of location, nine buildings will be built in Kowloon and six each on Hong Kong Island and New Territories.
In terms of development type, twelve of the building plans are for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, six for commercial developments, two for factory and industrial developments, and one for community services developments.
Consent was given for works to start on eight building projects which will provide 107,100 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 1,620 units, and 25,706 sq m of gross floor area for non-domestic use.
The declared cost of new buildings completed in July was about $11.1b.
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