No. S 607
Street Works Act
(Chapter 320A)
Street Works (Private Street Works) (Amendment) Regulations 1998
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 53 of the Street Works Act, the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, with the approval of the Minister for Communications, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Street Works (Private Street Works) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 and shall come into operation on 18th December 1998.
Amendment of regulation 2
2.  Regulation 2 of the Street Works (Private Street Works) Regulations (Rg 1) (referred to in these Regulations as the principal Regulations) is amended by inserting, immediately after the definition of "Authority", the following definitions:
“ “qualified land surveyor” means a land surveyor registered under the Land Surveyors Act (Cap. 156) holding a valid practising certificate issued under that Act;
“qualified professional engineer” means a civil engineer who is a professional engineer registered under the Professional Engineers Act (Cap. 253) holding a valid practising certificate issued under that Act;”.
Deletion and substitution of regulation 5
3.  Regulation 5 of the principal Regulations is deleted and the following regulation substituted therefor:
Documents to be submitted
5.—(1)  The following documents shall be submitted to the Authority before the street plan may be approved:
(a)subject to paragraph (2), a copy of the layout plan approved by the competent authority under the Planning Act 1998 (Act 3 of 1998) for the land to be used for the construction of a new street;
(b)where excavation works are to be carried out, a copy of a survey plan indicating the levels of adjacent roads, drains and walkways; and
(c)a copy of a plan showing temporary access to the work site, if applicable.
(2)  Where, pursuant to regulation 2(2)(l) of the Planning (Development of Land Authorisation) Notification 1998 (G.N. No. S 424/98), a copy of the layout plan which includes the street plan to be approved has been lodged with the competent authority in lieu of obtaining approval from the competent authority under the Planning Act 1998 —
(a)a copy of the layout plan so lodged; and
(b)a copy of the receipt issued by the competent authority (or any other document issued by the competent authority and acceptable to the Authority) evidencing such lodgment of the layout plan,
shall be submitted to the Authority before the street plan may be approved.”.
Deletion and substitution of regulation 13
4.  Regulation 13 of the principal Regulations is deleted and the following regulation substituted therefor:
Construction of private street
13.  The construction of a private street and the materials used therein —
(a)shall conform to the specifications; and
(b)shall not obstruct the passage of pedestrians or vehicular traffic on any existing street.”.
Amendment of regulation 14
5.  Regulation 14 of the principal Regulations is amended by deleting paragraph (7).
Amendment of regulation 15
6.  Regulation 15 of the principal Regulations is amended by deleting paragraph (2).
Amendment of regulation 16
7.  Regulation 16 of the principal Regulations is amended —
(a)by deleting paragraph (1) and substituting the following paragraph:
(1)  The construction of any street shall be supervised by a qualified professional engineer.”;
(b)by inserting, immediately before the word "professional" in paragraphs (2), (3) (first line) and (4), the word "qualified";
(c)by inserting, immediately after paragraph (3), the following paragraphs;
(3A)  The qualified professional engineer shall ensure that all utilities are laid before the footpaths are constructed and before the roads are premixed.
(3B)  The qualified professional engineer shall, immediately after the completion of the construction of the street, submit the following documents relating to the construction to the Authority:
(a)a certificate of supervision in the form set out in the Fourth Schedule;
(b)where the copy of the layout plan submitted under regulation 5 (1) (a) or (2) (a) shows that the development to which the layout plan relates is affected by road safeguarding, a copy of the approved assurance plan approved by the Chief Surveyor under section 34 of the Land Surveyors Act (Cap. 156); and
(c)a set of as-constructed survey plans certified by a qualified land surveyor and survey data verified by a qualified land surveyor stored in diskettes with a digital format acceptable to the Authority.”; and
(d)by inserting, immediately before the word professional" in the marginal note, the word "qualified
New regulation 19A
8.  The principal Regulations are amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 19, the following regulation:
Proper lighting and traffic signs
19A.  It shall be the duty of the person carrying out any works on a private street and the person for whom the works are being carried out to ensure that —
(a)any part of the street on which work is being done is adequately guarded and lit; and
(b)such temporary traffic signs, blinkers, barriers, cones, rotating lamps and other indications as are necessary for the guidance or direction of motorists and pedestrians using the street are properly erected, operated and maintained in accordance with the specifications.”.
New Fourth Schedule
9.  The principal Regulations are amended by inserting, immediately after the Third Schedule, the following Schedule:
FOURTH SCHEDULE
Regulation 16(3B) (a)
UNKNOWN”.
[G.N. No. S 508/97]

Made this 10th day of December 1998.

FOCK SIEW WAH
Chairman,
Land Transport Authority,
Singapore.
[LTA/LG/43.16.04/78 (98-151); AG/SL/320A/97/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 53(5) of the Street Works Act).