Application Guide and Forms for Licence and other Specified Instruments


Any person who intends to apply for a licence or any other specified instrument under the Private Columbaria Ordinance should read the guide below:

[Chapters 1 to 16]
[Chapters 17 to 18]
[Chapters 19]

 

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For any enquiries on the application guide and form, please phone 2892 2731, fax 2893 7683 or email to rpc@fehd.gov.hk.

Annex Title
1 Premises to which the Ordinance is Not Applicable

2 Application Form for Licence and Other Specified Instruments for "Pre-cut-off Columbarium"

Application Form Appendix
3 Application Form for Licence for "Post-cut-off Columbarium"

Application Form Appendix
4 Guidelines for the Compliance with Building-related Requirements for Applying for a Licence or an Exemption1 under the Private Columbaria Ordinance (Cap. 630) (PCO) (Buildings Department) (Last modified date: 25.05.2018)

5 Guidelines for Certification of Structural Safety under sections 3(1)(b) and 4(3) of Schedule 2 to the Private Columbaria Ordinance (Cap. 630) (PCO) for Applying for a Licence or an Exemption (Buildings Department) (Last modified date: 05.01.2018)

6 Guidelines for Certifying Pre-cut-off Columbarium for Applying for Temporary Suspension of Liability (TSOL) under the Private Columbaria Ordinance (Cap. 630) (PCO) (Buildings Department) (Last modified date: 05.01.2018)

7 Lands Department - Checklist of Basic Requirements

8 Checklist of Information / Supporting Documents, Planning-related Requirements and Guidelines of Planning Department

9 Fire Services Department's Fire Services Guidelines and Requirements for Private Columbaria

10 Environmental Protection Department's Requirements and Regulations (Applications for Licence/Exemption in Respect of Private Columbaria)

11 Electrical and Mechanical Services Department's requirements and advisory notes on electrical and mechanical safety

12 Specified Formats of Proposed Site Plan, Layout Plan and Floor Plan (Including Niche Information) for Application for "Post-cut-off Columbarium" Licence under Section 25 of Private Columbaria Ordinance
Type of Specified Instrument Notes to Authorized Person / Registered Structural Engineer Certification of Proposed Plans (To be completed by Applicant) Certification of Proposed Plans (To be completed by Qualified Professional) Site Plan Layout Plan Floor Plan Niche Information
Licence
13 Specified Formats of Proposed Site Plan, Layout Plan and Floor Plan (Including Niche Information) for "Pre-cut-off Columbarium" Licence and Temporary Suspension of Liability under Sections 25 and 27 of Private Columbaria Ordinance
Type of Specified Instrument Notes to Authorized Person / Registered Structural Engineer Certification of Proposed Plans (To be completed by Applicant) Certification of Proposed Plans (To be completed by Qualified Professional) Site Plan Layout Plan Floor Plan Niche Information
Licence
TSOL
14 Specified Formats of Proposed Site Plan, Layout Plan and Floor Plan (Including Niche Information) for "Pre-cut-off Columbarium" Exemption and Temporary Suspension of Liability under Sections 25 and 27 of Private Columbaria Ordinance
Type of Specified Instrument Notes to Authorized Person / Registered Structural Engineer Certification of Proposed Plans (To be completed by Applicant) Certification of Proposed Plans (To be completed by Qualified Professional) Site Plan Layout Plan Floor Plan Niche Information
Exemption
TSOL
15 Specified Formats of Proposed Site Plan, Layout Plan and Floor Plan (Including Niche Information) for "Pre-cut-off Columbarium" Licence, Exemption and Temporary Suspension of Liability under Sections 25 and 27 of Private Columbaria Ordinance
Type of Specified Instrument Notes to Authorized Person / Registered Structural Engineer Certification of Proposed Plans (To be completed by Applicant) Certification of Proposed Plans (To be completed by Qualified Professional) Site Plan Layout Plan Floor Plan Niche Information
Licence
Exemption
TSOL
16 Management plan template (according to section 97 of the Private Columbaria Ordinance)
Annex 16 Appendix to Annex 16 Table 1ABCD of Addendum 1 of Appendix to Annex 16
17 Explanatory Notes for the Specimen Form for the Agreement for the Sale of Interment Right and Provision of Related Services in respect of a Niche

18 Register on the Niches in the Columbarium Under Application for Exemption in respect of which the Interment Rights Were Sold Before the Cut-off Time (i.e. 8 a.m. on 18 June 2014) But Have Not Been Exercised as at the Cut-off Time under Sections 23(1)(b)(ii) and 24(1)(a) of the Private Columbaria Ordinance

19 Register on the niches in the columbarium under application for exemption in respect of which the interment rights were sold before the cut-off time (i.e. 8 a.m. on 18 June 2014) but have only been exercised partially as at the cut-off time under section 23(1)(b)(ii) and 24(1)(b) of the Private Columbaria Ordinance

20 Private Columbarium Summary of Application for Licence (For Publication Purpose)

21 Private Columbarium Summary of Application for Exemption (For Publication Purpose)

22 Private Columbarium Summary of Application for Temporary suspension of liability (TSOL) (For Publication Purpose)

23 Application guide and form for applying to the Secretary for Home Affairs for the specification of the columbarium of a Chinese temple and the religious ash pagoda(s)
Application Guide Appendix A -
Application form
Appendix B -
Register for dedicated religious practitioners in religious ash pagodas
Annex C -
Checklist of required supporting documents
24 Contact Information of the Licensing Authority and Relevant Bureaux/Departments

25 Summary Table for Abbreviations Used in the Application Guide

26 Policy initiatives related to land premium and traffic impact assessment of pre-cut-off columbaria announced by Government

27 Notice - Application for waiving the regularisation fees for “pre-cut-off sold niches” by a pre-cut-off columbarium seeking a licence for compliance with the land-related requirements

28 Information and undertaking submitted to the Private Columbaria Licensing Board by a pre-cut-off columbarium seeking a licence regarding application to the Government for waiving the regularisation fees in respect of “pre-cut-off sold niches” for compliance with the land-related requirements.
Information and undertaking submitted Appendix A -
Register on the niches in which the interment rights were sold before the cut-off time (i.e. 8 a.m. on 18 June 2014) and have been fully exercised
Appendix B -
Register on the niches in which the interment rights were sold before the cut-off time (i.e. 8 a.m. on 18 June 2014) but have not been exercised
Appendix C -
Register on the niches in which the interment rights were sold before the cut-off time (i.e. 8 a.m. on 18 June 2014) but have only been exercised partially
29 Information and undertaking submitted to the Private Columbaria Licensing Board by a pre-cut-off columbarium application for a licence regarding application to the Government for waiving the regularisation fees for post-cut-off interment of ashes of religious practitioners in niches in pre-cut-off religious ash pagoda for compliance with the land-related requirements.
Information and undertaking submitted Appendix A -
Niche Information - (RAP(s)) in the Pre-cut-off Columbarium Under Application for Licence
Appendix B -
Register on the RAP(s) in the pre-cut-off columbarium under application for Licence
30 Application Summary - Covering only niches already sold before 30 June 2017
Application Summary for Licence Application Summary for TSOL
31 Application Summary - Covering only niches unsold as at 30 June 2017
Application Summary for Licence Application Summary for TSOL
32 Record for Interment and Disinterment of Ashes

33 Register of Agreements for the Sale of Interment Rights

34 Display of notice on restrictions on selling niches with land regularisation fees waived (applicable to “pre-cut-off sold niches” with land regularisation fees waived by the Government)

35 Display of notice (Private Columbarium - Licence (Requirements and conditions imposed on the niches in the religious ash pagoda))

36 Display of notice (Private Columbarium - Restrictions on the Exemption)

37 Display of notice (Private Columbarium - Restrictions on the Temporary Suspension of Liability)

38

Register of all payments received after the issue of the licence in respect of pre-cut-off sold niches covered by the land regularization fees waiving arrangement