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Guidelines for conservation areas and heritage buildlings (extract)
Guidelines for conservation areas and heritage buildlings (extract)
Guidelines for conservation areas and heritage buildlings (extract)
Guidelines for conservation areas and heritage buildlings (extract)
Guidelines for conservation areas and heritage buildlings (extract)
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  • 1. Guidelines For Conservation Areas & Heritage Buildings Municipal Council Of Penang Island Penang
  • 2. CONTENTS Page PART I : INTRODUCTION 1.1. PLANNING AND CONSERVATION 2 1.2. CONSERVATION PRINCIPLES 2 1.3. CONSERVATION OBJECTIVES 3 PART II : HERITAGE BUILDINGS 2.1. GENERAL CRITERIA 3 2.2. CLASSIFICATION OF HERITAGE BUILDINGS 4 2.3. IDENTIFICATION AND LISTING OF HERITAGE BUILDINGS 5 PART III : CONSERVATION AREAS 3.1. CONSERVATION AREA 5 3.2. ASSESSMENT AND DESIGNATION OF CONSERVATION AREAS 5 3.3. CONSERVATION ZONES 6 3.4. USE OF PLANNING POWERS IN CONSERVATION AREAS 6 PART IV : HERITAGE BUILDINGS CONTROL 4.1. ALTERATION AND EXTENSION 7 4.2. USE 8 4.3. HEIGHT 9 4.4 DEMOLITION 9 4.5 PROFILE 10 4.6 SETBACK 10 4.7 PRESERVATION & CONSERVATION STANDARDS 10 PART V : CONSERVATION AREAS CONTROL 5.1. PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT IN CONSERVATION AREA 11 5.2. CONSERVATION AREA CONTROL OVER DEMOLITION 11 5.3. LISTED BUILDINGS 12 5.4. UNLISTED BUILDINGS 14 5.5. BUILDING HEIGHT 15 5.6. FLOORSCAPE AND STREET FURNITURES 15 5.7. CAR PARKING 16
  • 3. 5.8. TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT 16 CONTENTS Page PART VI : ADVERTISEMENT CONTROL 6.1. LOCATION & SIZE 17 6.1.1. Fascia Advertisement 17 6.1.2. Fixed Projection 18 6.1.3. Hanging Advertisement 18 6.1.4. Advertisement On Flank Wall 18 6.1.5. Advertisement On Top Roof 18 6.1.6. Buildings On A Corner Site With Two Road Frontages 18 6.1.7. Advertisement On Columns 19 6.1.8. Signs Of Shopfront 19 6.2. INSTALLATION 19 6.3. ILLUMINATION 19 6.3.1. Passive Lighting 19 6.3.2. Light Fittings 19 6.4. FABRIC OF A BUILDING 19 6.5. BUSINESS PREMISES 20 6.5.1. Definition Of Busines 20 6.5.2. Contents Of Advertisement 20 6.5.3. Number Of Advertisement 20 6.6. EXAMPLES OF UNACCEPTABLE ADVERTISEMENT 20 DISPLAYS APPENDICES MAP 1 - Conservation Area TABLE 1 - Guidelines for Conservation Works on Listed Heritage Buildings TABLE 2 - Guidelines for Infill Development TABLE 3 - Incentives
  • 4. ANNEXURE A - Architectural Style ANNEXURE B - List of Category I & II Buildings In Conservation Area ANNEXURE C - List of Category I & II Buildings Outside Conservation Area ANNEXURE D - Unlisted Buildings In Conservation Area ANNEXURE E - Signages FIGURE 1 : Heritage Category 1 & 2 - Core Area FIGURE 2 : Heritage Category 1 & 2 - Buffer Zone FIGURE 3 : Heritage Category 1 & 2 - 7 St. Precinct FIGURE 4 : Infill Development & Replacement - Core Area FIGURE 5 : Infill Development & Replacement - Buffer Zone FIGURE 6 : Infill Development & Replacement - 7 St. Precinct FIGURE 7 : Building Heights Control In Core Area FIGURE 8 : Building Heights Control In Buffer Zone FIGURE 9 : Building Heights Control In 7 St. Precinct
  • 5. Extracted from Guidelines For Conservation Areas & Heritage Buildings Municipal Council of Penang Island Page 12-14 Unsightly gaps have appeared in the conservation area as a result of demolition far in advance of redevelopment. Therefore on granting planning permission for demolition of a building in the conservation area, a condition under section 22 (3) Town And Country Planning Act shall be imposed that demolition shall not take place until : (i) planning permission, building plan and commencement of works for those works have been granted; and (ii) a contract for carrying out of works of redevelopment has been made. 5.3 LISTED BUILDINGS Listed buildings located within the conservation areas are buildings that have intrinsic architectural and heritage interest and are classified into two different categories, such as Category I and Category II. For a Category I building, only restoration work is allowed to reinstate back its original character and maintaining its original fabric using similar construction method and materials. New construction method will be allowed for the purpose of re-strengthen its original building structure without disturbing or modifying its original structure or removing any of its original fabric. While for Category II building, internal alteration and extension at rear and side is allowed for adaptive-reuse and new extension should complement and enhance the quality of existing building in terms of setting, mass, height, design, scale, material use and architectural element. The existing with its original character and building profile should be retained and restored to its original condition. Replacing the existing materials should have similar profile, design, colour and texture or equivalent. Beside these heritage buildings in the gazette conservation areas, there are other recognized heritage buildings located outside this area that have been identified in the development document of Structure Plan and Local Plan, such as areas or streets of; - 7th Street Precinct - Ayer Itam Old Town - Balik Pulau Old Town - Batu Ferringhi - Batu Uban - Bayan Lepas - Bukit Gelugur
  • 6. - Gelugur - Relau - Sungai Nibong - Tanjong Tokong - Tanjung Bunga - Abu Sitte Lane - Amoy Lane - Anson Road - Argyll Road - Ariffin Road - Ayer Itam Road - Bangkok Lane - Barrack Road - Batu Gantong Road - Batu Lanchang Lane - Bawasah Road - Bell Road - Biggs Road - Burma Road - Brown Road - Cantonment Road - Ceylon Lane - Chow Thye Road - Codrington Avenue - Concordia Road - Dato Kramat Road - D.S. Ramanathan Road ( Scott Road ) - Dunlop Road - Dunn Road - Irrawadi Road - Irving Road - Gurney Drive - Halaman Chin Ho - Hargreaves Road - Ho Thian Wan Road - Hutton Lane - Imigresen Road - Jalan Mesjid Negeri ( Green Lane ) - Jelutong Road - Kajang Road - Kek Chuan Road - Kedah Road - Kelantan Road - Kelawei Road - Kinta Lane - Krian Road
  • 7. - Kuantan Road - Larut Road - Logan Road - Loh Boon Siew Road - Macalister Lane - Macalister Road - Madras Lane - Maktab Lane & Lebuhraya Maktab & Medan Maktab - Melaka Street - Nagore Road - Nanning Street - Pangkor Road - Patani Road - Pemenang Road - Peel Avenue - Perak Road - Popus Lane - Phuah Hin Leong Road - P. Ramlee Road - Pulau Tikus Lane - Rangoon Road - Residensi Road - Rose Avenue - Scotland Road - Seang Tek Road - Sekerat Lane - Sepoy Lines Road - Seratus Tahun Lane - Service Road - Siam Road - Sultan Ahmad Shah Road ( Northam Road ) - Trang Road - Tunku Abdul Rahman Road - Waterfall Road - Western Road - Wright Road - York Road - Zainal Abidin Road The categorization of heritage buildings in the gazetted conservation area and 7th Street Precinct area are shown in *Figure 1, 2 & 3. The list of heritage buildings located outside the gazette conservation areas are listed in *Annexure C.

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