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Greener Places Design Guide


The Draft Greener Places Design Guide has been released for consultation. The draft guide provides information on how to design, plan and implement green infrastructure in urban areas throughout NSW. 

The draft guide focuses on:

  • Open space for recreation:  green infrastructure for people
  • Urban tree canopy: green infrastructure for adaptation and resilience and
  • Bushland and waterways: green infrastructure for habitat and ecological health

The draft guide provides strategies, performance criteria and recommendations to assist planning authorities and design and development communities to deliver green infrastructure.

GA Newtown

We welcome feedback on the draft guide which will be used to inform the new Design and Place SEPP being developed in 2020.

We have created a submissions guide which may assist in writing your submission. It is available in the downloadable content below.For more information on the draft guide, visit the GANSW website.

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Draft Design Guide
Draft Greener Places Design Guide Submission Form


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Department of Planning Industry and Environment
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NSW Planning Portal