URA/CUD Plan Release 1/2006E Streetblock Plan and Guidelines for Envelope Control Sites at Nos. 87 TO 107 (Odd Nos.) Emerald Hill Road and Nos. 32 TO 56 (Even Nos.) Saunders Road (Emerald Hill Conservation Area)

  Published: 05 June 2006
Circular No : URA/PB/2006/12-CUDD
Our Ref : DC/ADMIN/CIRCULAR/PB_06
Fax : 6220 3201

CIRCULAR TO PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTES

Who Should Know:
Building owners, developers and Qualified Persons

Effective Date:
With effect from 5 June 2006

Objective

To guide proposals for additions & alterations and redevelopment of existing houses so as to maintain a uniform building edge

Details

  1. The URA has completed a streetblock plan to guide the development of the two row of terrace houses located along Emerald Hill Road and Saunders Road as shown in the attached plan URA/CUD Plan Release 1/2006E.
  2. The terrace houses were originally built with the front facade aligned to give a clear building edge within the two street blocks. They are designated as envelope control sites in the Emerald Hill Conservation Plan.
  3. Redevelopment and additions & alterations proposals for these houses are to follow the guidelines in Annexes A and B to retain the existing front building edge so as to reinforce the historic streetscape along Emerald Hill Road and Saunders Road. All other Development Control guidelines and Envelope Control guidelines are still applicable.
  4. I would appreciate it if you could convey the content of this circular to relevant members of your organisation. If you and your members have any conservation queries concerning this circular, please do not hesitate to call our Conservation Enquiry Hotline at Tel: 6329 3355 or e-mail us at URA_Conservation_CSO@ura.gov.sg. For your information, the past circulars to the professional institutes are available from our website http://www.ura.gov.sg.
Thank You.

LER SENG ANN
DIRECTOR (CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES)
CONSERVATION & URBAN DESIGN DIVISION
for CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY


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