Public open space strategy guide for local governments.
A needs assessment should consider current demography, projected
changes to demography (i.e. ageing populations, increasing number of
families with young children etc.) and changes in population. It should
have the same time horizon as the community strategic plan and should
use, and build on any work that has been done for housing and community
facilities plans, environmental strategies and development contribution
Consideration must also be given to changes in housing
types including increasing housing density and subsequent decreases in
private open space. This should be consistent with the local planning
strategy and associated planning policies.
There are a number of data sources that could be used including:
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