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Department of Planning & Environment

Urban Design for Regional NSW Draft Guide

Draft Urban Design for Regional NSW – A guide for creating healthy built environments in regional NSW has been prepared specifically for regional NSW. It recognises and celebrates the diversity of urban environments, natural landscapes, climates and communities that exist across this vast area.

Through the draft guide, objectives from the Government Architect NSW’s Better Placed, the integrated design policy for the built environment of NSW, will be applied to the state’s regions. The draft guide also supports the object of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to ‘promote good design and amenity of the built environment’.

The draft guide also plays an important role in implementing the nine Regional Plans for NSW by responding to actions to prepare regional urban design guidelines for planning, designing and developing healthy built environments.

Draft Urban Design for Regional NSW – A guide for creating healthy built environments in regional NSW is a collaboration between the Government Architect NSW and the Department of Planning, and has been informed by a survey of councils in regional NSW issued in late 2017.

We welcome your feedback on the draft guide. Feedback collected throughout the exhibition period will help shape the final guide.
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Key dates and other information
Exhibition Commences 02/10/2018
Exhibition Concludes 14/11/2018
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