Community

This includes consideration of community consultation; ongoing community governance and engagement; transport; place making; community prosperity; local facilities; safety and accessibility; and indoor environment quality.

Objective

Vibrant, cohesive, healthy, happy, adaptable, prosperous, sustainable communities.

Target

Development that encourages social capital, community spirit, sustainable local facilities, reduced use of private motor vehicles, a sense of safety/security and accessible and flexible design that welcomes a diversity of people and adapts to their changing needs.

Community

Principles

  • Consult with surrounding community and traditional owners.
  • Encourage community cohesiveness and interactions through the provision of facilities, the ongoing support of community social capital such as community organisations and/or networks and sub-division layout design/masterplan.
  • Encourage use of public transport or walking and cycling.
  • Accessible local employment, education and services to encourage cohesive community and reduce the need for regular travel beyond the local area.
  • Encourage safe, accessible, comfortable housing, facilities and workplaces.
  • Protect heritage.
  • Maintain and enhance community assets.

Standards

 

Industry

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