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Public open space strategy guide for local governments.
As part of its asset registry local government should maintain a comprehensive database of relevant data on open space and recreation facilities in the area, including:
Reports from the database should include:
Periodic surveys can monitor and gather feedback on performance including:
The surveys should ascertain:
The strategy should also contain a commitment to both comprehensive review (say a 7 to 10 year cycle), and interim or ad hoc reviews if there is a major change in the planning context (for example if the State or federal governments provide funding for
a major new facility which changes the supply context).
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