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Public open space strategy guide for local governments.
The purpose of this policy is to:
To ensure new public open space areas provide a balance between:
a sustainable hierarchy of accessible and resource efficient quality
open spaces that enhance the recreational, environmental, social and
health needs of current and future generations”
a network of resource efficient quality public open space across the
city that will satisfy current and future recreational needs in an
equitable and sustainable manner.
concentrate urban development within a single urban centre at
Dongara/Port Denison to provide an efficient, sustainable settlement
pattern within the shire. To ensure the provision of adequate
residential land within the future urban areas that incorporates a range
of housing and lifestyle options, whilst making adequate provision for
commercial, industrial, recreation and other land to meet the needs of
residents, visitors and industry.
provide sustainable, safe, accessible and appropriately developed
public open space to meet the community’s needs in an efficient and
The objectives of the public open space strategy are to:
develop and manage public open space network that provides a range of
recreational and social opportunities, which is readily accessible,
conserves and enhances the natural and cultural resources of the
municipality, and offers an environment in which to live, work and
visit, for current and future generations.
shire will seek to create a linked network of functional and attractive
public open space within the town of Capel that will broaden recreation
opportunities for all sectors of the community and satisfy open space
needs in an equitable and sustainable manner.’
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