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Newton Planning Area is a prime residential district located close to Orchard Road, and a short commute from the CBD. The UD guidelines focus on enhancing its residential quality, optimising the land use around Newton MRT, and increasing its accessibility. Prevailing Development Control (DC) guidelines are applicable for residential sites in Newton. Please refer to the Development Control handbook.