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Environmental Protection Department

Photo  Location Form 
Address: 15/F, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong


Executive Officer (General)3
Tel:3509 7666
Fax:2838 2155


Gin Drinkers Bay Closed Landfill (Kwai Hei Street, Kwai Chung)
Jordan Valley Closed Landfill (New Clear Water Bay Road, Kwun Tong)
Ma Yau Tong (Central) Closed Landfill (Lin Tak Road, Lam Tin)
Ma Yau Tong (West) Closed Landfill (Tseung Kwan O Road, Lam Tin)
Ngau Tam Mei Closed Landfill (San Tam Road, Yuen Long)
Pillar Point Valley Closed Landfill (Part within Tuen Mun Area 46 and part within Castle Peak Firing Range)
Shuen Wan Closed Landfill (Ting Kok Road, Tai Po)
Siu Lang Shui Closed Landfill (Siu Lang Shui Road, Tuen Mun)
Tseung Kwan O Stage II/III Closed Landfill (Chun Sing Street, Tseung Kwan O)

How To Apply: 

Send in the application form with information on the location, date, time, synopsis of the film, description of the scenes, size of the crew, use of government power supply and utilities, and details of any setting or alteration to the property.
Processing time : 7 working days for simple/straightforward cases. Longer processing time may be required for consultation with other government departments/ parties concerning the application.


$7,000 (basic charge) for the first 4 hours, $1,770 for each subsequent 4-hour block and a refundable deposit equal to the fees payable. Both are to be paid before filming.
If extra government personnel is required to assist in the filming or extra services are involved, the actual cost plus overheads will be charged.

PLI Cover: 

Applicants shall effect a public liability insurance in the sum of $20 million in the joint names of the Government of the HKSAR, the operator of the closed landfill and the company at their own expense.


1) Filming is normally allowed during 0900 - 1600 hours on weekdays.
2) Drugs, alcohol, smoking, lighting of fire and the use of fireworks, explosives or any pyrotechnic materials, and bringing in animals or poultry are strictly forbidden.
3) Vehicles/equipment over 11 tonnes and 5.5 tonnes are not permitted in Shuen Wan Closed Landfill and other closed landfills respectively.
4) Road speed limit of the respective closed landfills should be followed.
5) The name of the property shall not be identified unless prior permission is sought.
6) The nature of the film shall not be a cause of embarrassment to the HKSAR Government, the property itself or any of its occupants. Nor shall it offend the laws of Hong Kong or be of immoral, defamatory or political flavour.
7) The applicant should ensure that no damage shall be caused to the property.
8) The site must be properly cleared and reinstated after the filming.

Compliments to the government and public bodies that have agreed to consider applications to hire premises or facilities under their management for location filming.