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Urban Design and Planning Approvals





Urban Design & Planning Approvals

How does Urban Design fit within the Planning process?

Urban Design Peer Review Panel

Urban Design Reference Documents (Policies, Guideline Documents and By-laws)


Urban Design Briefs












Urban Design Briefs

Urban Design briefs help development proponents to:

  1. Evaluate the surroundings (context) of their site, including important connections, important streetscapes, landmarks, topography, natural and cultural heritage, scale & mass of surrounding buildings, vistas and view corridors, street networks, etc.;
  2. Recognizing the context, establish key urban design goals and objectives for the project; and
  3. Formulate a building and site design that responds to the urban design goals and objectives derived in Step #2.
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