Buildings Department

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Buildings Department
屋宇署
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Government department overview
Formed1993
Preceding Government department
  • Buildings Ordinance Office
Headquarters12/F Pioneer Centre
Nathan Road, Kowloon
Government department executive
  • Cheung Tin-cheung, Director of Buildings
Websitebd.gov.hk
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Politics and government
of Hong Kong
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The Buildings Department (BD) is a department of the Hong Kong Government responsible for building codes, building safety, and inspection. It was founded in 1993 and is now subordinate to the Development Bureau.

History[edit]

The Buildings Department succeeded the former Buildings Ordinance Office (BOO). BOO first existed under the former Public Works Department. From 1982-1986 it existed under the Building Development Department, and from 1986-1993 under the Buildings and Lands Department.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 20th Anniversary Booklet. Hong Kong: Buildings Department. 2013.

External links[edit]