600 demolition orders made by the offending signs this year doubled compared to that of last year

600 demolition orders made by the offending signs this year doubled compared to that of last year

Hong Kong streets full of characteristic Signs, security should not be overlooked. BD offending Signs check scheme was launched in September of last year, allowing some of the remaining offending Signs, in safety inspections, reinforcement and professionally certified to the Department, will continue to be preserved.

The Buildings Department said as of May this year, the Department received a total of 228 applications for review, 71 of these offending Signs has passed the check, because it is required by other applications or does not meet the requirements have been rejected.

The Buildings Department said, the Department will be reporting, taking enforcement action against unauthorized Signboards, 600 demolition orders will be issued this year, while last year only 349 tickets were issued with a removal order, and failure to comply with the clearance of the owners brought 56 prosecutions.