© 2011 by Cityscape Design Inc.  

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PLANNING 

The Atlantic

 “A city street equipped to handle strangers, and to make a safety asset, ...

must have ...clear demarcation between public and private space,... [fairly

continuous users on the sidewalk]...and ' EYES ON THE STREET'...". Jane Jacobs, Urbanist 

REZONING + DEVELOPMENT

 PLANNING 

 + Assess Potential Development

    Sites

     - Zoning Analysis

     - Zoning Envelope Mock Up

     - Preliminary Design

     - Official Community Plan Analysis 

     - Current Uses

 + Public Consultation + "Silent

    Majority" 

     - Open House Strategies

     - Communication Strategies

     - Visually Enhanced Project Presentations 

 + Conduct Municipal  Rezoning +

    OCP Process Approvals 

     - "PlanSpeak" + Planning Analysis

     - Community Input Analysis 

     - Negotiating for Win-Win

   

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

 + Market & Non-Market Rental

    Housing Policies

     - Best Practices Review

     - Community Fit Analysis

     - Policy + Market Incentive Analysis

 + Density Bonusing & Municipal

    Policies

    - Best Practices for Range of Housing Tenure

    - Policy + Market Incentive Analysis 

    - Implementation Strategy 

 

 + Alternate Forms of Affordable

    Family Friendly Housing 

     - Non-Subsidized, Non-Profit Housing

       Development Models

     - Facilitation + Development Planning 

     - Community Facilitation for Co-Housing

CITY BUILDING POLICY

 + Smart Infrastructure +

    Public Spaces

    - Policy development for sensor

      infrastructure in public realm/streets

      congruent with  municipal democratic

      processes

    - Advise on organizational processes  +

      structure for public decision making 

    - Community capacity building

 

 + Livability + Climate Change +

    Public Capacity

    - Policy development for creating quick wins

       to accelerate  momentum 

     - Policy development to integrate/leverage

       livability + climate change initiatives 

     - Connecting the dots between livability +

        climate change  for public decision making

 + Official Community + Local Area 

    Plans (OCP +LAP)

     -  Planning Process + Community

        Consultation  for  "Special Study Areas"

        in LAPs + OCPs

     -  Provide Strategic Framework for Planning

        Process + Community Consultation 

      - Undertake Community Consultation +

        Report Out Options