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Keywords: Outline Zoning Plan, OZP, planning
framework, Kai Tak,
The Chief Executive in Council has approved the Outline Zoning
Plan (OZP), which provides a statutory land use planning framework
to guide development and redevelopment within the Kai Tak area.
The site is proposed to be developed as the "Heritage,
Green, Sports and Tourism Hub of Hong Kong". Individual zoning
areas have been designated for:
residential developments, which include private, medium-density
and low-density residential developments;
comprehensive development/redevelopment for commercial and/or
the provision of Government, institution or community
facilities, including: educational, medical, social welfare,
community/cultural, sports, recreational, police and fire services
and utility facilities;
open space usage;
"Other Specified Uses" and is intended for specific
developments, including: the cruise terminal, stadium, railway
station, heliport, waterfront and tourism related uses; and
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The process for obtaining planning permission for development of property in the Cayman Islands has been updated as a result of the latest revision of the Development and Planning Law and accompanying regulations (July 2015).
In principle, when the parties agree to arbitrate, they shall be
bound by that agreement. It should therefore follow that when a
party initiates arbitration proceedings, the other party - the
respondent – will avail itself of the opportunity to present
its case and participate in the proceedings.
It is interesting to look at what is happening in Dubai's construction industry, which has been exposed to economic pressures as a result of the plunge in oil prices since mid-2014.
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