Public open space strategy guide for local governments.
The most significant part of the strategy comes with the development of strategies and priorities to meet the gaps identified step 5. There are a number of ways to meet gaps in provision. These include, but are not limited to:
The WAPC’s Draft Liveable Neighbourhoods 2015 (LN15) provides standards for public open space provision as part of Element 1 Community Design, Element 5 Public Open Space, and Element 6 Education. In addition to these minimum standards, consideration
needs to be given to local factors such as population size, demographics, barriers to access, local needs and trends in demand and usage, as defined in step 4 in the adequate, standard public open space provision definition. Step 6 is the opportunity
to determine how best to implement both adequate and aspirational public open space delivery.
The public open space strategy provides an opportunity to provide more detailed guidance should be developed in the context of:
In addition consideration should be given to different partnership and management models including:
The findings of the analysis in each of the previous stages will identify a series of short, medium and long term priorities for action. Actions may be community wide or tailored by facility or program type, or for different user groups. They should also
be considered at different geographic scales. Priorities will be determined by reference back to the strategy context, goals and objectives and the needs analysis.
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