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Guidelines on Greenery Provision and Tree Conservation for Developments

 

We have put together a set of guidelines to describe the statutory requirements on greenery provision, tree planting and conservation for development projects in Singapore.  The guidelines also illustrate the procedures for submitting development plans to NParks for clearance.

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Last modified: 15 Aug 2018

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Check out the recent changes to the guidelines

Please refer to the subsequent table on the recent changes that we have made to the guidelines (as of 5 Mar 2018)

Chapter Title

Chapter No

Revision to NParks’ guidelines

Greenery Provision within Premises

Chapter 3

• New alternative green buffers configuration

• More allowable structures within green buffers and peripheral planting verges

• New alternative planting area configuration for open air parking area at street level

• New alternative surface treatment for parking lots

 

 

Greenery Provision for Roadside

Chapter 4

• Revision to clearance distances of roadside elements to trees

• New section to describe greenery requirements for:

  • Depressed road portal
  • Road viaduct/flyover
  • Retaining wall

 

Planting Specifications of Trees/Palms/ Shrubs/Hedges/ Turf

 

Chapter 5

• Clarification to specifications for trees, palms, shrubs and turf

• Revision to tree staking requirements

Open Space for Landed Housing Developments

Chapter 6

• Clarification to design and technical requirements for:

  • Playground/fitness equipment
  • Signboards
  • Litter Bins
  • Shelter
  • Safety railings
  • Park lighting and OG box
  • Soft landscape and tree planting

 

Certificate of Statutory Completion (CSC)

 

Chapter 7

• New chapter to inform industry of NParks’ requirements at CSC stage

 

 

Submission Procedures

Chapter 8

• Clarification to plan submission requirements for DC, BP and CSC application to NParks

• Non-compliance application procedure

 

 

Self-Declaration Scheme
 
Chapter 9

• New scheme for BP (internal) and CSC application

• Revision to eligibility condtions and criteria for DC and BP (external) application

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

For clarifications on our requirements, we encourage you to consult us at our walk-in presubmission consultation session.

 

 

 

 

 

• Clarification to plan submission requirements for DC, BP and CSC application to NParks

• Non-compliance application procedure

• Clarification to plan submission requirements for DC, BP and CSC application to NParks

• Non-compliance application procedure

Last updated on 16 August 2018

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