Civil Engineering and Development Department
Agency overview
Formed1 July 2004; 19 years ago (2004-07-01)
HeadquartersCivil Engineering and Development Building, 101 Princess Margaret Road, Kowloon
Employees2 094 (Mar 2022)[1]
Annual budgetHK$2,845 million (2022-23 FY)[1]
Agency executive
  • Michael Fong Hok-shing, from 10 May 2022[2], Director of Civil Engineering and Development
Civil Engineering and Development Department

The Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) is a department of the Hong Kong government that reports to the Development Bureau. Its major services include provision of land and infrastructure, port and marine services, geotechnical services and environment and sustainability services.


The department has a headquarters, 2 functional offices (the Civil Engineering Office and the Geotechnical Engineering Office) and 5 regional development offices (the Sustainable Lantau Office, the East Development Office, the South Development Office, the West Development Office and the North Development Office).


The department was formed on 1 July 2004 through a merger of the Civil Engineering Department and the Territory Development Department.[3] The CEDD formerly came under the (former) Environment, Transport and Works Bureau.

Mining Division

In 1951 in the Mining Section was created by the Labour Department, which was then transferred to the Civil Engineering Services Department in 1991 with it eventually renamed as the Mining Division.[4]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Estimates for the year ending 31 March 2023". The 2022-23 Budget.
  2. ^ "Senior appointment". 6 May 2022.
  3. ^ "New Towns and New Major Urban Developments" (PDF). Hong Kong: The Facts. Information Services Department, Government of Hong Kong. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ "DEVB - My Blog: 70th anniversary of the... (462)".