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Tree Protection & Compensatory Tree Planting in Property Development MARCH 2019

RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 from 19:00 to 21:00 (HKT)

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RICS professionals / APC candidates   more info 12 Mar 2019 HK$350.00 HK$0.00
Non RICS professionals   more info 12 Mar 2019 HK$400.00 HK$0.00

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Date: Tuesday 12 March 2019
Time: 19:00 - 21:00 (18:30 registration)
RICS Hong Kong office, Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East , Wanchai, Hong Kong 
Language:        English
CPD Hour: 2



Tree protection involves activities designed to preserve and protect tree health by avoiding damage to tree roots, trunk, or crown. In today's site development, planning prior to site disturbance should include identifying tree protection plan.

In the seminar, the speaker will cover the following topics:

  1. Lease conditions
  1. Landscape clause
  1. Lands Department: RLA
  • Practice Note: 7-2007
  • Tree Preservation and Tree Removal Application for Building Development in Private Projects
  • Definition of a tree: A plant is considered as a tree if its trunk diameter measures 95mm or more at a height of 1.3m.
  1. Duties of land owner toward trees
  1. Tree Felling Application
  1. Compensatory Tree Planting
  • Recipient Area
  • Compensatory Rate
  • Tree Planting Distance
  1. Native and local tree species
  1. Sourcing of trees
  • Trees from local nurseries
  • Trees from Mainland China
  1. Implementation:
  • Checking quality of tree
  • Checking Planting Method
  1. Checking preservation and maintenance




Mr Koo Siu Fung Stone 

Mr. Koo is a Registered Landscape Architect practicing in Hong Kong & China. He taught landscape architecture for HKUSPACE in 2003, and has been an Associate Professor of Architecture Department, Chu Hai College of Higher Education from 2015. He won his first landscape design award in 1996 and many awards followed: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2017, HKIA Annual Award 2017-2018 for Blue House Cluster; Green Hub won Honorable Mention Award of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2016, Grand Award of Green Building Award 2016 among others, Merit Award HKILA Design Awards 2016. In 2015 Jao Tsung I Academy won Good Design Award 2015 Japan, HKIA Special Architectural Award Heritage and Adaptive Re-use 2015




Mr Peter Au, Business Development Manager
Tel: 2116 9719



  • The organiser reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the symposium at its discretion.
  • No refund or cancellation will be accepted, but a substitute delegate is normally permitted. Please inform the organiser of your substitute delegate at least 5 days before the seminar.
  • If a typhoon signal no. 8 or above, or black rainstorm warning is in force at least 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin, the seminar will be postponed until further notice. Otherwise, it will continue as scheduled.
  • Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed registration form and full payment.
  • Upon completion of this event, a CPD certificate will be granted. A payment receipt along with the CPD certificate will be sent to you by email with 10 business days after the seminar.



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RICS office
Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre
183 Queen's Road East
Hong Kong SAR China

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 from 19:00 to 21:00 (HKT)

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RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. Our name promises the consistent delivery of standards – bringing confidence to the markets we serve.


We accredit 125,000 professionals and any individual or firm registered with RICS is subject to our quality assurance. Their expertise covers property, asset valuation, real estate management; the development of infrastructure; and the management of natural resources, such as mining, farms and woodland. From environmental assessments and building controls to negotiating land rights in an emerging economy; if our members are involved the same professional standards and ethics apply.

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