George Town could be turned into a ‘green and walkable city’ under a draft blueprint now open for public scrutiny.
The blueprint incorporates a pedestrian network masterplan for a waterfront promenade, new park areas, streetscape and backlane enhancements, and a water taxi route.
The Special Area Plan and Conservation Management Plan for the historical city of George Town is now open for public scrutiny and comment.
The plan, among other things, contains zoning and use controls of affected buildings, heritage building controls, access and circulation measures and proposals for improving utility and infrastructure. It will also include an activity zoning map. It aims to make historical Georgetown a green and walkable heritage city. The SAP will outline a pedestrian network masterplan for a waterfront promenade, new park areas, streetscape and backlane enhancements and a water taxi route.
Public review period: 11 April – 9 May
Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm
The SAP is available for public viewing at three venues:
– Concourse, Level 2, Komtar
– MPPP Building, Esplanade
– 116/118 Lebuh Acheh
Objections in writing must be received by 9 May 2011.