The application period for the EV-charging at Home Subsidy Scheme closed on 31 December 2023.


A car park eligible for the EHSS must fulfil the following criteria –

  1. it is ancillary to one or more buildings (other than a house or a village house) which is / are –
    1. mainly for domestic use;
    2. not under any known or existing re-development / demolition plan on the date of application; and
    3. with building plans firstly submitted to the Buildings Department for approval before 1 April 2011;
  2. it is not a temporary car park or on a site granted by or leased from the Government under short term tenancies;
  3. it is not subject to any contract or agreement made by the applicant with any other parties for the provision of electric vehicle charging services to the users of the car park; and
  4. it –
    1. must contain 10 or more eligible parking spaces;
    2. has less than 60% of the total number of the eligible parking spaces in open area; and
    3. is in multiple ownership with no owner owning more than 40% of the total number of the eligible parking spaces in the car park.

For the purpose of determining eligibility for the EHSS –

  1. a car park will be regarded as "ancillary" to a building if the car park is covered by the same deed of mutual covenant ("DMC"), or in common ownership with the building concerned;
  2. "eligible parking space" means a parking space which is –
    1. marked for parking use other than for loading and unloading uses in the building plans approved by the Buildings Department; and
    2. not for daily or hourly rental uses;
  3. "house" means a building that contains only one unit for domestic use;
  4. "domestic use" means use for habitation, other than use for hotel, guest-house, boarding-house, hostel, dormitory or similar accommodation, and which use shall be consistent with the use as shown in the occupation permit of the building(s);
  5. "mainly for domestic use" means at least 60% of the storeys of the building(s) are for domestic use. The occupation permit of the building(s) would be taken into account in determining whether or not the building(s) is / are "mainly for domestic use";
  6. "open area" means an area which is vertically uncovered by any structure constructed in accordance with the building plans approved by the Buildings Department; and
  7. "village house" means a building for domestic use which by virtue of the Buildings Ordinance (Application to the New Territories) Ordinance (Cap. 121) is exempted from certain provisions of the Buildings Ordinance (Cap. 123) and its subsidiary regulations.