No. S 125
Planning Act
Planning (Use Classes)
(Amendment) Rules 2016
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 61 of the Planning Act, the Minister for National Development makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules are the Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) Rules 2016 and come into operation on 24 March 2016.
Amendment of rule 2
2.  Rule 2 of the Planning (Use Classes) Rules (R 2) is amended —
(a)by deleting the definition of “health centre”;
(b)by inserting, immediately after the definition of “light industrial building”, the following definition:
“ “massage establishment” means an establishment for massage within the meaning of section 2 of the Massage Establishments Act (Cap. 173) that is required to be licensed under section 4(1) of that Act;”;
(c)by deleting the words “health centre” in paragraph (iv) of the definition of “shop” and substituting the words “massage establishment”; and
(d)by inserting, immediately after the words “sports and recreational” in paragraph (a) of the definition of “sports and recreation building”, the words “or fitness”.
Amendment of Schedule
3.  The Schedule to the Planning (Use Classes) Rules is amended —
(a)by deleting the words “or a commercial school” in item 2;
(b)by deleting the words “a health centre or” in item 4; and
(c)by deleting the full‑stop at the end of item 17, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following item:
“18. Class XVIII
Use as a commercial school”.
[G.N. Nos. S 335/2009; S 83/2012; S 33/2014; S 835/2014]
Made on 21 March 2016.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
[ND 265/5-12 Vol. 19; AG/LEGIS/SL/232/2015/10 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 61(4) of the Planning Act).