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Practice Notes for Authorized Persons, Registered Structural Engineers and Registered Geotechnical EngineersPNAP

Part A - Administration
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Practice Note
PNAP No. Title Date of current issue
ADM-1 Practice Notes in Force
Formerly PNAP 1 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Aug 2009
ADM-2 Centralized Processing of Building Plans May 2011
ADM-3 Emergency Situations - Telephone Numbers for Use Outside Office Hours
Formerly PNAP 34 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Aug 2007
ADM-4 Priority
Formerly PNAP 40 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 2005
ADM-5 Submissions to the Buildings Department
Formerly PNAP 58 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2016
ADM-6 Computer Programs for Use in Structural and Geotechnical Design
Formerly PNAP 79 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jun 2016
ADM-7 Geotechnical Information Unit
Formerly PNAP 104 | Signed Copy
May 1995
ADM-8 Structural Design Information
Formerly PNAP 121 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jul 2016
ADM-9 Colouring of Plans
Formerly PNAP 127 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Aug 2015
ADM-10 Imaging Standards for Plans
Formerly PNAP 135 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Oct 2013
ADM-11 Change of Address
Formerly PNAP 152 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
ADM-12 Submission of Record Plans for Alteration and Addition Works - Building (Administration) Regulation 46
Formerly PNAP 154 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 1998
ADM-13 Monitoring for Site Safety and Quality
Formerly PNAP 186 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2010
ADM-14 Minor Amendments to Plans and Specified Forms
Formerly PNAP 190 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Nov 2010
ADM-15 Submission of Site Formation Proposals
Formerly PNAP 200 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2012
ADM-16 Ground Investigation Works in Scheduled Areas - Approval and Consent
Formerly PNAP 225 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2006
ADM-17 Submission of Documents in Electronic Format
Formerly PNAP 240 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jul 2016
ADM-18 Site Auditing for Building Works
Formerly PNAP 254 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2018
ADM-19 Building Approval Process Feb 2016
ADM-20 Central Data Bank (CDB)
Formerly PNAP 292 | Signed Copy
Jan 2005
ADM-21 Site Parameters - Documentary Proof Jan 2017

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Practice Note
PNAP No. Title Date of current issue
APP-1 Landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) Ordinance, Cap. 7, Demolished Buildings (Re-development of Sites) Ordinance, Cap. 337
Formerly PNAP 11 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 1994
APP-2 Calculation of Gross Floor Area and Non-accountable Gross Floor Area - Building (Planning) Regulation 23(3)(a) and (b)
Formerly PNAP 13 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 2017
APP-3 Nomination of an Authorized Person, Registered Structural Engineer or Registered Geotechnical Engineer to act instead
Formerly PNAP 14 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2010
APP-4 Water Supply and Wells
Formerly PNAP 17 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-5 Height of Storeys - Building (Planning) Regulations 3(3) and 24
Formerly PNAP 27 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 1994
APP-6 Shops and Department Stores - Building (Standards of Sanitary Fitments, Plumbing, Drainage Works and Latrines) Regulation 5

[This practice note has been repealed on 14 December 2015.]

Formerly PNAP 41 | Obsolete Versions
Jan 1990
APP-7 Application for Registration as Authorized Persons, Registered Structural Engineers, Registered Geotechnical Engineers and Registered Inspectors
Formerly PNAP 43 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2011
APP-8 Chimneys and Flues
Formerly PNAP 45 | Signed Copy
Jul 1994
APP-9 Country Parks Ordinance, Cap. 208 - Buildings Ordinance section 16(1)(d)
Formerly PNAP 47 | Signed Copy
Jan 1990
APP-10 Oil Storage Installations - Building (Oil Storage Installations) Regulations
Formerly PNAP 48 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Aug 2007
APP-11 Street Improvement Schemes - Submission of Building Plans in respect of Lots affected thereby
Formerly PNAP 49 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 1990
APP-12 Prestressed Ground Anchors in Building Works
Formerly PNAP 50 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 1999
APP-13 Submission of Certificate of Completion of Building Works Application for Occupation Permit (OP) and Submission of Record Plans and Information
Formerly PNAP 53 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions | Schedule
Sep 2013
APP-14 Cinemas and Other Places of Public Entertainment in Non-domestic Buildings or Composite Buildings
Formerly PNAP 54 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2010
APP-15 Site Formation - Temporary or Permanent Filling Work
Formerly PNAP 55 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-16 Cladding Works
Formerly PNAP 59 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Oct 2012
APP-17 Rock Faces - Building (Planning) Regulations 27 and 47
Formerly PNAP 61 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 1996
APP-18 Pile Foundations
Formerly PNAP 66 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2012
APP-19 Projections in relation to Site Coverage and Plot Ratio Building (Planning) Regulations 20 & 21
Formerly PNAP 68 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2014
APP-20 Building Proposals affected by Street Widening - Building (Planning) Regulation 22(2)
Formerly PNAP 70 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2008
APP-21 Demolition Works - Measures for Public Safety
Formerly PNAP 71 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-22 Dewatering in Foundation and Basement Excavation Works
Formerly PNAP 74 | Signed Copy
May 1994
APP-23 Hoardings, Covered Walkways and Gantries (including Temporary Access for Construction Vehicles) - Part IX of Building (Planning) Regulations
Formerly PNAP 75 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Nov 2013
APP-24 Railway Protection Railways Ordinance Mass Transit Railway (Land Resumption and Related Provisions) Ordinance Area Number 3 of the Scheduled Areas in Schedule 5, Buildings Ordinance, Cap 123
Formerly PNAP 77 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 2013
APP-25 Requirements for a Geotechnical Assessment at General Building Plan Stage - Building (Administration) Regulation 8(1)(ba)
Formerly PNAP 78 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2015
APP-26 Pouring of Concrete against Walls of Adjoining Buildings
Formerly PNAP 81 | Signed Copy
May 1994
APP-27 Gas Water Heaters Regulation 35A of Building (Planning) Regulations
Formerly PNAP 82 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 2014
APP-28 Requirements for Qualified Supervision of Site Formation Works, Excavation Works, Foundation Works on Sloping Ground, and Ground Investigation Works in the Scheduled Areas - Buildings Ordinance section 17
Formerly PNAP 83 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 1997
APP-29 Lift and Escalator Installations
Formerly PNAP 84 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Aug 2015
APP-30 Development in Mid-levels Scheduled Area - Buildings Ordinance section 2(1), Building (Administration) Regulation 8(1)(bb)(vii) and 8(1)(1)
Formerly PNAP 85 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-31 Permanent Water Supply to Fire Service Installations - Buildings Ordinance section 21(6)(d)
Formerly PNAP 87 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 1994
APP-32 Hong Kong Airport(Control of Obstructions) Ordinance, Cap 301
Formerly PNAP 88 | Signed Copy
Jul 1998
APP-33 Pulverised Fuel Ash in Concrete
Formerly PNAP 90 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2001
APP-34 Structural Design of Bridges and Associated Highway Structures
Formerly PNAP 92 | Signed Copy
May 1995
APP-35 Refuse Storage and Collection - Building (Refuse Storage and Material Recovery Chambers and Refuse Chutes) Regulations
Formerly PNAP 98 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Aug 2008
APP-36 Industrial Buildings - Occupancy and Related Matters - Determinations by the Commissioner for Labour - Building (Standards of Sanitary Fitments, Plumbing, Drainage Works and Latrines) Regulation 5(5)
[This practice note has been repealed on 14 December 2015.]
Formerly PNAP 100 | Obsolete Versions
Feb 1993
APP-37 Curtain Wall, Window and Window Wall Systems
Formerly PNAP 106 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 2012
APP-38 Bridges over Streets and Lanes - Buildings Ordinance section 31(1)
Formerly PNAP 107 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
April 2011
APP-39 Inspection and Copying of Plans and Documents
Formerly PNAP 110 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jul 2016
APP-40 Hotel Development
Formerly PNAP 111 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Aug 2004
APP-41 Buildings to be Planned for Use by Persons with a Disability - Regulation 72 of Building (Planning) Regulations Design Manual: Barrier Free Access 2008
Formerly PNAP 112 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2017
APP-42 Amenity Features
Formerly PNAP 116 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 2013
APP-43 Licensing of Child Care Centres, Kindergartens and Restaurants
Formerly PNAP 117 | Signed Copy
Aug 1996
APP-44 Streets in relation to Site Area - Building (Planning) Regulation 23(2)(a)
Formerly PNAP 118 | Signed Copy
Jan 1990
APP-45 Testing of Reinforcement for Concrete
Formerly PNAP 122 | Signed Copy
Mar 1996
APP-46 Pollution from Industrial Buildings - Building (Standards of Sanitary Fitments, Plumbing, Drainage Works and Latrines) Regulation 90
Formerly PNAP 124 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 1992
APP-47 Unauthorized Alterations and Additions - Buildings Ordinance section 14
Formerly PNAP 125 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2010
APP-48 Requirements for Qualified Supervision of Structural Works, Foundation Works and Excavation Works - Buildings Ordinance section 17
Formerly PNAP 131 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-49 Site Investigation and Ground Investigation
Formerly PNAP 132 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2006
APP-50 Temporary Buildings - Building (Planning) Regulations 50-52
Formerly PNAP 133 | Signed Copy
Mar 1994
APP-51 Monitoring and Maintenance of Horizontal Drains
Formerly PNAP 137 | Signed Copy
Nov 1990
APP-52 Supply of Plans to Registered General Building Contractors, Registered Specialist Contractors and Registered Minor Works Contractors - Regulation 36 of the Building (Administration) Regulations and Section 55 of the Building (Minor Works) Regulation
Formerly PNAP 139 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2010
APP-53 Building (Construction) Regulations
Formerly PNAP 140 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jul 2016
APP-54 Retaining Walls - Building (Construction) Regulations 1992 - Part XIII
Formerly PNAP 142 | Signed Copy
Apr 1998
APP-55 Procedure for Payment of Fees on Submission of Plans Regulation 42 of the Building (Administration) Regulations
Formerly PNAP 143 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Nov 2014
APP-56 Exemption Criteria for Site Formation Works associated with Exempted Building Works in the New Territories
Formerly PNAP 147 | Signed Copy
Feb 1997
APP-57 Requirements for an Excavation and Lateral Support Plan - Building (Administration) Regulation 8(1)(bc)
Formerly PNAP 148 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2012
APP-58 Testing of Drainage Works - Building (Standards of Sanitary Fitments, Plumbing, Drainage Works & Latrines) Regulation 73
Formerly PNAP 157 | Signed Copy
Apr 1993
APP-59 BAN on Hand-dug Caissons
Formerly PNAP 158 | Signed Copy
Feb 1995
APP-60 Buildings Ordinance, Cap 123 - Specified Forms
Formerly PNAP 159 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jul 2016
APP-61 Development in Area Numbers 2 & 4 of the Scheduled Areas
Formerly PNAP 161 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-62 Protection of Sewage and Drainage Tunnels
Formerly PNAP 165 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 2018
APP-63 GEOGUIDE 1 (Second Edition) - Guide to Retaining Wall Design
Formerly PNAP 166 | Signed Copy
Jun 1995
APP-64 Methods for Testing Hong Kong Soils (GEOSPEC 3 - Model Specification for Soil Testing)
Formerly PNAP 167 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-65 Natural Lighting to Staircases - Building (Planning) Regulation 40
Formerly PNAP 169 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 2003
APP-66 Metal Refuse Chutes at Construction Sites
Formerly PNAP 170 | Signed Copy
Aug 1994
APP-67 Energy Efficiency of Buildings - Building (Energy Efficiency) Regulation
Formerly PNAP 172 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2016
APP-68 Design and Construction of Cantilevered Reinforced Concrete Structures
Formerly PNAP 173 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2012
APP-69 Conservation of Historic Buildings
Formerly PNAP 175 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 2016
APP-70 Use of Plastic Sheet to Cover Scaffolding Outside Buildings
Formerly PNAP 176 | Signed Copy
May 1995
APP-71 Underground Cavern Development
Formerly PNAP 177 | Signed Copy
Apr 1995
APP-72 Control of Blasting
Formerly PNAP 178 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2007
APP-73 Service Lanes
Formerly PNAP 179 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2011
APP-74 Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Reinforced Concrete Structures
Formerly PNAP 180 | Signed Copy
Apr 1995
APP-75 Building (Planning) Regulations 41A, 41B and 41C - Means of Access for Firefighting and Rescue in Buildings
Formerly PNAP 182 | Signed Copy
May 1995
APP-76 Keeping Buried Services out of Slopes
Formerly PNAP 183 | Signed Copy
Jun 1995
APP-77 Code of Practice for the Structural Use of Concrete 1987
[This practice note is repealed.]
Formerly PNAP 187 | Obsolete Versions
May 2003
APP-78 Occupation of New Buildings - Buildings Ordinance section 21
Formerly PNAP 188 | Signed Copy
Aug 1996
APP-79 GEOGUIDE 5 - Guide to Slope Maintenance
Formerly PNAP 189 | Signed Copy
Apr 1999
APP-80 Code of Practice for Fire Resisting Construction 1996
Formerly PNAP 192 | Signed Copy
Apr 1996
APP-81 Places of Public Entertainment (Amendment) Regulation 1996 and Associated Legislative Amendments
Formerly PNAP 194 | Signed Copy
Jun 1996
APP-82 Code of Practice for the Provision of Means of Escape in Case of Fire 1996
Formerly PNAP 195 | Signed Copy
Jun 1996
APP-83 Amendments and clarification to Code of Practice for Fire Resisting Construction 1996
Formerly PNAP 199 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Nov 2012
APP-84 Access Facilities for Telecommunications and Broadcasting Services
Formerly PNAP 201 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jun 2006
APP-85 Application of the Revised Fire Safety Codes
Formerly PNAP 202 | Signed Copy
Oct 1996
APP-86 Non-loadbearing Partition Walls
Formerly PNAP 203 | Signed Copy
Oct 1996
APP-87 Guide to Fire Engineering Approach
Formerly PNAP 204 | Signed Copy
Mar 1998
APP-88 Code of Practice on Inspection and Maintenance of Water Carrying Services Affecting Slopes
Formerly PNAP 205 | Signed Copy
Nov 1996
APP-89 Provision of Better Lift Service
Formerly PNAP 207 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 2013
APP-90 Buildings Ordinance section 18(6) - Authority to Enter Buildings
Formerly PNAP 208 | Signed Copy
Jun 1997
APP-91 Maintenance and Replacement Works of Lift Installations
Formerly PNAP 209 | Signed Copy
Jul 1997
APP-92 Amendments and Clarification to Code of Practice for the Provision of Means of Escape in Case of Fire 1996
Formerly PNAP 210 | Signed Copy
Aug 1997
APP-93 Planning and Design of Drainage Works
Formerly PNAP 211 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 2014
APP-94 Fire Safety (Commercial Premises) Ordinance, Cap 502
Formerly PNAP 212 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Oct 2010
APP-95 Sale Offices and Show Flats on Construction Sites
Formerly PNAP 213 | Signed Copy
Aug 1997
APP-96 Registration of General Building Contractors and Specialist Contractors
Formerly PNAP 214 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2013
APP-97 Consent Procedures for Building Works and Street Works
Formerly PNAP 215 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-98 Lighting and Ventilation for Bathrooms and Lavatories in Domestic Buildings
Formerly PNAP 219 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jun 2013
APP-99 Flushing Volume for Flushing Cisterns
Formerly PNAP 220 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2012
APP-100 Structural Plans of Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) Water Tanks
Formerly PNAP 222 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2010
APP-101 Podium Height Restriction under Building (Planning) Regulation 20(3)
Formerly PNAP 223 | Signed Copy
Apr 1998
APP-102 Superstructure Works Measures for Public Safety
Formerly PNAP 224 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2010
APP-103 Structures On Grade on Newly Reclaimed Land
Formerly PNAP 227 | Signed Copy
Apr 1999
APP-104 Exclusion of Floor Areas for Recreational Use
Formerly PNAP 229 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 2011
APP-105 Water Seepage
Formerly PNAP 230 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2010
APP-106 Fire Resisting Construction - Kitchens in Restaurants
Formerly PNAP 231 | Signed Copy
Oct 1998
APP-107 Precautionary Measures for Construction Sites
Formerly PNAP 232 | Signed Copy
Dec 1998
APP-108 Dedication of Land / Area for Use as Public Passage
Formerly PNAP 233 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jun 2003
APP-109 Geotechnical Manual for Slopes - Guidance on Interpretation and Updating
Formerly PNAP 234 | Signed Copy
Jun 1999
APP-110 Protective Barriers
Formerly PNAP 235 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2015
APP-111 Design of Car Parks and Loading / Unloading Facilities
Formerly PNAP 236 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 2011
APP-112 Disposal of Condensation from Air-Conditioning Units
Formerly PNAP 238 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 2019
APP-113 Lighting and Ventilation of Rooms Used for Habitation or as an Office or Kitchen
[This practice note is repealed, see APP-130.]
Formerly PNAP 241 | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2001
APP-114 Waste Minimization - Provision of Fitments and Fittings in New Buildings
Formerly PNAP 245 | Signed Copy
Dec 2000
APP-115 Performance Review - Item 6(g)(ii) in Column B, Section 17(1) of the Buildings Ordinance
Formerly PNAP 246 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-116 Aluminium Windows
Formerly PNAP 248 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Mar 2006
APP-117 Structural Requirements for Alteration and Addition Works in Existing Buildings
Formerly PNAP 249 | Signed Copy
Dec 2000
APP-118 Testing of Building Materials
Formerly PNAP 251 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 2012
APP-119 Stair-well and Open Wells In School and Other Buildings Used by Youngsters
Formerly PNAP 253 | Signed Copy
May 2001
APP-120 Concrete Batching Plant
Formerly PNAP 255 | Signed Copy
Mar 2002
APP-121 Amendment to Code of Practice for Provision of Means of Escape in Case of Fire 1996 (MOE Code)
Formerly PNAP 257 | Signed Copy
Jun 2001
APP-122 Provision of Sky Garden in Refuge Floor
Formerly PNAP 258 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2010
APP-123 Alternative Designs - Paragraph 12.3 of the Code of Practice for Fire Resistance Construction 1996 (FRC Code)
Formerly PNAP 260 | Signed Copy
Oct 2001
APP-124 Streets for Site Classification
Formerly PNAP 263 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Nov 2005
APP-125 Level Difference for Floor Adjoining External Ground Level or Flat Roof
Formerly PNAP 266 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 2005
APP-126 Erection of Signboards
Formerly PNAP 269 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2013
APP-127 Contractor's Sheds
Formerly PNAP 273 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Oct 2007
APP-128 Geotechnical Design Information
Formerly PNAP 274 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-129 Use of Recycled Aggregates in Concrete
Formerly PNAP 275 | Signed Copy
Feb 2003
APP-130 Lighting and Ventilation Requirements - Performance-based Approach
Formerly PNAP 278 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2016
APP-131 Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation Railway Protection - Railways Ordinance Buildings Ordinance Scheduled Area No.3
[This practice note is repealed, see APP-24.]
Formerly PNAP 279 | Obsolete Versions
Dec 2005
APP-132 Site Coverage and Open Space Provision
Formerly PNAP 280 | Signed Copy
Dec 2012
APP-133 Cast Iron Pipes for Drainage Works
Formerly PNAP 282 | Signed Copy
Nov 2003
APP-134 Development in the Designated Area of Northshore Lantau
Formerly PNAP 283 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2006
APP-135 Quality Supervision of Soil Nailing Works
Formerly PNAP 284 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2006
APP-136 Building (Planning) Regulation 41D - Emergency Vehicular Access
Formerly PNAP 288 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jul 2006
APP-137 Ground-borne Vibrations and Ground Settlements Arising from Pile Driving and Similar Operations
Formerly PNAP 289 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Oct 2018
APP-138 Appointment of Authorised Signatory to Act for Registered Contractor and Temporary absence of Authorised Signatories
Formerly PNAP 290 | Signed Copy
May 2004
APP-139 Code of Practice on Wind Effects in Hong Kong 2004
Formerly PNAP 291 | Signed Copy
Dec 2004
APP-140 Registration of Authorized Persons and Registered Structural Engineers as Registered Geotechnical Engineers
Formerly PNAP 293 | Signed Copy
Dec 2004
APP-141 Division of Responsibilities between Authorized Person, Registered Structural Engineer and Registered Geotechnical Engineer
Formerly PNAP 294 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2009
APP-142 Code of Practice for Structural Use of Concrete 2004
Formerly PNAP 296 | Signed Copy
Jun 2007
APP-143 Quality Control and Supervision of Precast Concrete Construction
Formerly PNAP 299 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jul 2012
APP-144 Design and Construction of Run-in and Run-out on Public Road
Formerly PNAP 300 | Signed Copy
Sep 2006
APP-145 Fire Safety (Buildings) Ordinance Cap. 572
Formerly PNAP 302 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Oct 2010
APP-146 Large Metal Gates
Formerly PNAP 304 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2018
APP-147 Minor Works Control System Jun 2012
APP-148 Minor Works Contractors Registration Dec 2010
APP-149 Appointment of Authorized Signatory to Act for Prescribed Registered Contractor and Temporary Absence of Authorized Signatories in respect of Minor Works commenced under the Simplified Requirements Dec 2010
APP-150 Wholesale Conversion of Industrial Buildings Jun 2013
APP-151 Building Design to Foster a Quality and Sustainable Built Environment Sep 2014
APP-152 Sustainable Building Design Guidelines Jan 2016
APP-153 Code of Practice for Fire Safety in Buildings 2011 Nov 2012
APP-154 Design Requirements for Columbarium Facilities Aug 2012
APP-155 Validation Scheme for Unauthorised Signboards Sep 2013
APP-156 Design and Construction Requirements for Energy Efficiency of Residential Buildings Sep 2014
APP-157 Code of Practice for Site Supervision 2009 May 2015
APP-158 Quality Supervision of Building Works Nov 2016
APP-159 Measures to Deter Misuse of Industrial Buildings for Residential Use Oct 2016

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Practice Note
PNAP No. Title Date of current issue
ADV-1 Asbestos
Formerly PNAP 114 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 2015
ADV-2 Legislation and Publications Affecting the Building Industry
Formerly PNAP 115 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Nov 2014
ADV-3 Standardization of Floor Numbering
Formerly PNAP 128 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 2010
ADV-4 Control of Environmental Nuisance from Construction Sites
Formerly PNAP 144 | Signed Copy
Aug 1997
ADV-5 Tropical Hardwood Timber
Formerly PNAP 153 | Signed Copy
Jul 1992
ADV-6 Lightning Protection for Buildings
Formerly PNAP 156 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2017
ADV-7 Gas Supply Installations
[This practice note is repealed, see Part F of Appendix A of PNAP ADV-2.]
Formerly PNAP 164
Feb 1994
ADV-8 Registration of Slopes and Retaining Walls
Formerly PNAP 168 | Signed Copy
Feb 2002
ADV-9 Submission of Development Progress
Formerly PNAP 174 | Signed Copy
Sep 1998
ADV-10 Lift Shaft Platforms
Formerly PNAP 181 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2011
ADV-11 Suspended Working Platforms
Formerly PNAP 185 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2010
ADV-12 Display of Site Information
Formerly PNAP 191 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jan 2005
ADV-13 Application for Excavation Permit for Works on Public Road - Circulation of Proposal to Utility Undertakers
Formerly PNAP 197 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2009
ADV-14 Facilities for External Inspection and Maintenance of Buildings
Formerly PNAP 218 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jun 2012
ADV-15 Fixing of Reinforcement for Concrete Works
Formerly PNAP 221 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Jul 2003
ADV-16 Street Name and Building Number
Formerly PNAP 226 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 2007
ADV-17 Noise Annoyance Prevention - Design of Pump Room and Ventilation System
Formerly PNAP 228 | Signed Copy
Sep 1998
ADV-18 Corruption Prevention
Formerly PNAP 237 | Signed Copy
Jul 1999
ADV-19 Construction and Demolition Waste
Formerly PNAP 243 | Signed Copy
Jun 2000
ADV-20 Planning Application for Minor Amendments to Approved Development Proposals
Formerly PNAP 250 | Signed Copy
Apr 2001
ADV-21 Management Framework for Disposal of Dredged / Excavated Sediment
Formerly PNAP 252 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Apr 2007
ADV-22 Felling or Transplanting of Trees
Formerly PNAP 267 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Feb 2018
ADV-23 Improvement of Visual Appearance and Landscape Treatment for Man-made Slopes and Retaining Walls
Formerly PNAP 270 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
May 2004
ADV-24 Floor Drains in Kitchens and Bathrooms
Formerly PNAP 277 | Signed Copy
Jun 2003
ADV-25 Extractor Fans in Bathrooms and Lavatories in Domestic Buildings
Formerly PNAP 285 | Signed Copy
Mar 2004
ADV-26 Ventilation of Common Corridors and Lift Lobbies in Buildings
Formerly PNAP 287 | Signed Copy
Jan 2004
ADV-27 Protection of Natural Streams / Rivers from Adverse Impacts arising from Construction Works
Formerly PNAP 295 | Signed Copy
May 2005
ADV-28 Provision of Sanitary Fitments in Offices, Shopping Arcades, Department Stores, Places of Public Entertainment, Cinemas and Other Public Places
Formerly PNAP 297 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Nov 2012
ADV-29 Construction Site Safety - Pay for Safety Scheme
Formerly PNAP 298 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Aug 2017
ADV-30 Provision of Mechanical Ventilation under Building (Planning) Regulation 34
Formerly PNAP 301 | Signed Copy
Jan 2007
ADV-31 Building External Finishes - Wet-fixed Tiles
Formerly PNAP 303 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Sep 2013
ADV-32 Provision of Babycare Rooms and Lactation Rooms in Commercial Buildings
Formerly PNAP 305 | Signed Copy | Obsolete Versions
Nov 2018
ADV-33 Essential Information in Plan Submissions Sep 2016
ADV-34 Building Information Modelling Sep 2016
ADV-35 Greening in Buildings Jun 2017
ADV-36 Modular Integrated Construction Dec 2017
ADV-37 Conduct of Registered Building Professionals under the Buildings Ordinance May 2018

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