Town Planning Practice in Hong Kong (5th & 6th Nov)

£400.00 + VAT

Essential town planning practice workshops for the practicing surveyor in Hong Kong. Delivered in Cantonese with English slide pack.

These workshops are most suitable for practitioners who are preparing for the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) for either the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS).Scroll down for more details about the workshops and the speaker.. 

9 hours CPD   (over 2 days)

15% UCEM Alumni/student discount available – contact to get the latest coupon code.  

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Town Planning Practice in Hong Kong 

Hong Kong development control relies mainly on three pieces of legislation: planning law, building law and land lease. For the benefit of the surveying student, to acquire town planning practice for the daily work situation (e.g. preparing a supporting planning statement for development application) is essential.   Over these tailor-made workshops for UCEM; Dr Owen Yue , will cover the essential town planning practice material required for the practicing surveyor in Hong Kong.

Speaker Details


Ir. Dr. Yue has more than 30 years diverse work experience in planning and property development in Hong Kong and Australia. He is the Chairman of Examination Board of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP) and member of the Planners Registration Board for Registered Profession Planner (RPP). He got his PhD and 3 master’s degrees in management, town planning and transport from Australia, China and UK. His professional membership includes Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Planners (FHKIP), Fellow of Hong Kong Logistics Association (FHKLA), corporate member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CMILT) and Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (Logistics Division) (MHKIE). Ir. Dr. Yue  is also the programmer leader for the Qualifying Examination Part II training course (Planning Law and Planning Practice), a post-graduate short course for those seeking to membership of Hong Kong Institute of Planners (i.e. MHKIP).


The 9 hours of training will be spread out over two days on 5th and 6th November. These workshops will be held in person and delivered in Cantonese with slides in English.
There will be a short pre-workshop briefing session on Wednesday 2nd November .  
See below for more details on location and time 


1) Overview of town planning system dealing with development
– Different kinds of statutory avenue for proposed land use (s12A, s16)
– Planning applications process by Town Planning Board (Form, lapsed)
– Plan-making and developer (development parameters)

2) Justifications for proposed temporary and permanent land use
– Urban and rural situation (3 or 5 years for temporary use)
– Column 2 use (approved with/without conditions)
– Minor relaxation (plot ratio and building height)
– Handling of ‘FI’ (further information)

3).Appreciation of technical assessments to support planning applications
-Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA)
-Drainage and Sewerage Impact Assessment (DSIA)
-Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA)
-Environmental Assessment (EA e.g. NIA, AQIA)

4) Case analysis
-Supporting case will be included in the above topics
-Problem solving case studies

Workshop Duration & Location 

Pre-Workshop briefing: 2nd November 2022 (Wednesday) 

Workshop 1:       5 November 2022 (Saturday)  
9:30am-12:30; then 2.00pm to 5:00pm    

Workshop 2 :      6 November 2022 (Sunday)

Note: all timings listed are HK Time.

Location :  

All sessions for these CPD workshops will be held at : UCEM Hong Kong Office at Unit 1602, Tower 2 of Admiralty Centre, No. 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong. The UCEM Hong Kong Office is categorized as “COVID19 Virus Free” – and uses GermagicTM  germicidal technology. Attendance at the Hong Kong office will be offered to delegates in line with regional COVID19 restrictions in place at the time of the seminar.

Who should attend this session?

This CPD session is particularly suitable for surveyors, real estate professionals and students who want to enrich their knowledge in this areaThe seminar is particularly suitable for those who are studying for, or going to sit, the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) held by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). These sessions will also be useful for Probationer Members in the General Practice Division or the Planning and Development Division of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) who wish to enhance their knowledge / skills for their APC

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UCEM Alumni or Student?
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CPD Certificate

A personal certificate confirming your 9 hours of CPD will be available for collection in the course page area of the Online Academy after attendance is confirmed .

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