Shophouses usually fall into Category II of the conservation guideline. Category II buildings, places and sites, make up the majority of the built cultural landscape of George Town. Humble and vernacular in style, they tell of the everyday lives within the eclectic cultural landscape of George Town.
Below is a list of criteria specified under the Guidelines for Conservation Work on Category II Buildings. Click on each item to check out the detailed guidelines as stated in the George Town Special Area Plan. For in depth research purposes, kindly refer to the SAP at GTWHI office or purchase a CD version.
6.0 Rear Facade
10.0 Air Wells
13.0 Other features
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