Updated Urban Design Guidelines and Plans for Urban Design Areas

  Published: 27 November 2019
Circular No : URA/PB/2019/18-CUDG
Our Ref : DC/ADMIN/CIRCULAR/PB_19

CIRCULAR TO PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTES

Who Should Know:
Developers, building owners, architects and engineers

Effective Date:
With immediate effect

  1. As part of the Master Plan 2019 gazette, URA has updated the urban design guidelines and plans applicable to all Urban Design Areas as listed below: 

      1. Downtown Core
      2. Marina South
      3. Museum
      4. Newton
      5. Orchard
      6. Outram
      7. Rochor
      8. River Valley
      9. Singapore River
      10. Jurong Gateway
      11. Paya Lebar Central
      12. Punggol Digital District
      13. Woodlands Central
  2. Guidelines specific to each planning area have been merged into a single set of guidelines for easy reference. To improve the user-friendliness of our guidelines and plans, a map-based version of the urban design guide plans is now available on URA SPACE (Service Portal and Community e-Services).

  3. All new developments, redevelopments and existing buildings undergoing major or minor refurbishment are required to comply with the updated guidelines.

  4. The urban design guidelines provide an overview of the general requirements for developments in the respective Urban Design Areas. For specific sites, additional guidelines may be issued where necessary. The guidelines included herewith do not supersede the detailed guidelines issued, nor the approved plans for developments for specific sites.
Thank You.

CHOU MEI (MS)
GROUP DIRECTOR (CONSERVATION & URBAN DESIGN)
for CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

YAP LAY BEE (MS)
GROUP DIRECTOR (ARCHITECTURE & URBAN DESIGN)
for CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

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