13 Aug '18, 6am

Owner of unusual koi tank in Tampines unaware that permit needed, working with town council to keep it

SINGAPORE - The owner of a koi fish tank built on the multi-step entrance of a Housing Board flat in Tampines was unaware that a permit was required for its installation. The Tampines Town Council, in a statement to The Straits Times on Monday (Aug 13), said: "He has since reached out to us to seek a formal request to keep the fish tank." "This is the first time Tampines Town Council had come across such a case. We understand that the tank is properly constructed and did not pose any obstruction to the public. "There are also no complaints of the tank from the public. As this is a unique case, we will be working closely with the family to see how we can proceed from here." The clear blue tank, with its glass walls sealed to the concrete of the steps and wall, is located on the ground floor of Block 415 in Tampines Street 41. Though the entrance to the low-rise flat is bloc...

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