No. S 478
Planning Act
(Chapter 232)
Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) Rules 2006
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 61 of the Planning Act, the Minister for National Development hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) Rules 2006 and shall come into operation on 4th August 2006.
Amendment of rule 2
2.  Rule 2 of the Planning (Use Classes) Rules (R 2) is amended by inserting, immediately after the definition of “building”, the following definition:
“ “business zone related use” means the use of any part of any industrial building or warehouse, approved by the competent authority as such, for a purpose which —
(a)is related to the goods or foodstuff that are manufactured or packed in the industrial building or stored in the warehouse, as the case may be; and
(b)is not ancillary to the approved industrial or warehouse use of the building;”.
Amendment of rule 3
3.  Rule 3 of the Planning (Use Classes) Rules is amended by deleting paragraph (2) and substituting the following paragraph:
(2)  Paragraph (1) shall not apply to a change in use of a building or land for any other purposes of the same class in the following circumstances:
(a)the change in use is expressly not allowed by the competent authority in the written permission for the existing use granted under the Act or the repealed Act; or
(b)the existing use is a business zone related use.”.
[G.N. No. S 655/2004]

Made this 2nd day of August 2006.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
[ND 265/5-190; AG/LEG/SL/232/2005/2 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 61(4) of the Planning Act).