Urban design guides and guidelines produced by the Council.
Building multi-unit housing (in Living 3 zones) [PDF, 1.8 MB]
Central City lanes plan [PDF, 1.5 MB]
Character areas are areas in residential neighbourhoods that are distinctive from their surroundings and are considered to have a character worthy of retention.
Character areas guides and guidelines.
Creating new neighbourhoods - Residential new neighbourhood zone design guide [PDF, 3.6 MB]
Creating safer communities [PDF, 3.8 MB]
Exploring new housing choices [PDF, 31 MB]
Health promotion and sustainability through environmental design [PDF, 6.3 MB]
Health promotion and sustainability through environmental design: A qualitative review of applications and future possibilities [PDF, 273 KB]
Large buildings in lower density living zones [PDF, 274 KB]
Streets and spaces design guide [PDF, 35MB](external link)
Streets and spaces design guide - Technical [PDF, 19 MB]
Sumner Village Centre design guidelines [PDF, 2.4 MB]