No. S 67
Planning Act
(Child Care Centre — Change in Use Lodgment
Authorisation) (Amendment) Notification 2015
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 21(6) of the Planning Act, the Minister for National Development hereby makes the following Notification:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Notification may be cited as the Planning (Child Care Centre — Change in Use Lodgment Authorisation) (Amendment) Notification 2015 and shall come into operation on 11 February 2015.
Amendment of paragraph 2
2.  Paragraph 2 of the Planning (Child Care Centre — Change in Use Lodgment Authorisation) Notification 2005 (G.N. No. S 137/2005) (referred to in this Notification as the principal Notification) is amended —
(a)by deleting the definition of “industrial development” and substituting the following definition:
“ “relevant date”, in relation to an authorisation under paragraph 3, means the date of lodgment of the plans and documents specified in paragraph 4(1)(e), relating to the authorisation, with the competent authority;”;
(b)by deleting the semi‑colon at the end of the definition of “strata unit” and substituting a full‑stop; and
(c)by deleting the definition of “warehouse”.
Amendment of paragraph 3
3.  Paragraph 3 of the principal Notification is amended by deleting the words “paragraph 4” and substituting the words “paragraphs 4, 4A and 5”.
Amendment of paragraph 4
4.  Paragraph 4 of the principal Notification is amended —
(a)by deleting sub‑paragraph (c) of sub‑paragraph (1) and substituting the following sub‑paragraph:
(c)the change in use and use of the relevant premises do not create any nuisance, annoyance or inconvenience to the amenities of the development and of the surrounding locality;”;
(b)by deleting the words “sub‑paragraph (2), (3), (4) or (5)” in sub‑paragraph (1)(d)(ii) and substituting the words “sub‑paragraph (3), (4) or (5)”;
(c)by deleting “$100” in sub‑paragraph (1)(e) and substituting the words “$107, inclusive of goods and services tax chargeable under the Goods and Services Tax Act (Cap. 117A)”;
(d)by deleting sub‑paragraph (2);
(e)by deleting the words “item 5” in sub‑paragraph (3) and substituting the words “item 1”; and
(f)by deleting the words “item 6” in sub‑paragraph (4) and substituting the words “item 2”.
New paragraph 4A
5.  The principal Notification is amended by inserting, immediately after paragraph 4, the following paragraph:
Expiry of authorisation
4A.  The authorisation obtained under paragraph 3 on or after 11 February 2015 shall lapse if the relevant premises is not used as a child care centre within 2 years after the relevant date.”.
Deletion and substitution of paragraph 5
6.  Paragraph 5 of the principal Notification is deleted and the following paragraph substituted therefor:
Authorisation to cease to apply if condition not complied with
5.—(1)  The authorisation under paragraph 3 shall immediately cease to apply if any condition in paragraph 4(1) and, where applicable, paragraph 4(3), (4) or (5), as the case may be, ceases to be complied with.
(2)  Where the authorisation under paragraph 3 in respect of any relevant premises ceases to apply under sub‑paragraph (1), then with effect from the date of cessation of that authorisation —
(a)the change in use authorised by that authorisation shall be invalid; and
(b)paragraph 3 shall cease to apply to the relevant premises.”.
Deletion and substitution of First Schedule
7.  The First Schedule to the principal Notification is deleted and the following Schedule substituted therefor:
Paragraphs 3 and 4
1.  Hotel
2.  Place of worship.”.
[G.N. No. S 170/2011]
Made on 9 February 2015.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
[ND265/5-12 Vol. 19; AG/LLRD/SL/232/2010/12 Vol. 1]