2. The Minister hereby exempts Lot 497 TS 18 at 390 Race Course Road from rule 3(3) of the Planning (Development) Rules 2008 (G.N. No. S 113/2008) with regard to the application for written permission in relation to the proposed additions and alterations to an existing 2-storey shop house which was submitted by Y.F. Chan Consulting Engineers to the competent authority on 3rd July 2007.