The recommended scheme was presented to Sai Kung District Council on 8 January 2013. Support from the District Council was obtained.
The Environmental Impact Assessment Report of Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O was exhibited for public to comment from 3 April to 2 May 2013. The Report was approved by the Director of Environmental Protection with conditions on 11 July 2013.
The project was gazetted on 10 May 2013 under Roads (Works, Use and Compensation) Ordinance (Chapter 370).
The Environmental Permit was granted by the Director of Environmental Protection on 15 August 2013.