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Terms of Reference

To advise the Government through the Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands on planning, land uses and developments along the existing and new harbour-front of the Victoria Harbour, with a view to protecting the Harbour; improving the accessibility, utilization and vibrancy of the harbour-front areas; and safeguarding public enjoyment of the Harbour through a balanced, effective and public participation approach, in line with the principle of sustainable development.

Specifically, the Committee will —

  1. Provide feedback to and monitor the reviews on the remaining proposed reclamation within the harbour, namely the Wan Chai North and Southeast Kowloon reclamation proposals;
  2. Advise on the planning, design and development issues including land use, transport and infrastructure, landscaping and other matters relating to the existing and new harbour-front and the adjoining areas;
  3. Advise on means to enlist greater public involvement in the planning and design of the harbour-front areas; and
  4. Explore a sustainable framework to manage the harbour-front areas, including public-private partnership.