DASAR-DASAR MAJLIS UNTUK JABATAN PERANCANG BANDAR DARI TAHUN 1975 HINGGA SEKARANG  

PETIKAN MINIT MESYUARAT LEMBAGA PADA 11HB. OKTOBER 1975

Polisi tentang mengambil alih dan menjaga kawasan lapang untuk kegunaan Taman Permainan dan Taman Rekreasi


Lembaga menimbang Kertas Mesyuarat Bil. 56/75 tentang cadangan di atas.

Lembaga menerima rekomendasi-rekomendasi yang tercatit dalam Kertas Mesyuarat Bil. 56/75 seperti berikut:-

i)                    In all cases where the LPKTSP exercises its powers as the planning authority under Section 136(1) (i) of the National Land Code, to impose a requirement for the setting aside of lands for open space in respect of application for sub-division the usage of the land should not be restricted to its use as an open space but to include usage for other public purpose.  (the problem of conversion in future development is eliminated)

ii)                   Upon approval of subdivision, the land set aside for use as open space and other public purposes should be transferred to the Lembaga at the nominal price of  $1.00.

iii)                 Actions should be taken to submit an application to the State Authority under Section 31, State Land Rules 1965 to seek exemption in the payment of Quit Rent on open spaces.  Under the land Rules the State Authority is empowered to remit any item of land rent payable to provide there is justification in it.

iv)                 A special vote of expenditure to be created to meet  expenditure incurred in effecting transfers of ownership including payment of stamp fees and registration fees etc.

v)                  The Lembaga should be responsible for maintenance of all open spaces and play-grounds under its jurisdiction.  (Maintenance includes works pertaining to the beautification improvement and development of such areas).

vi)                 Open spaces and playgrounds which were supplied with equipment by the District Officer or any voluntary organisation, for example, Penang Playing Fields Association, Rotary Club, Lions Club etc. should be transferred to the Lembaga by the organisation concerned for the purpose of maintenance.

vii)               Public Padangs which are situated on State Land will have to be gazetted under Section 62 of the National Land Code in which the State Authority having control over the Maintenance of the Padang.

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