Sustainable Neighbourhood Development Guidebook

Sustainable neighbourhoods — dense, walkable, mixed-use communities — foster healthy lifestyles and strong social connections, save on municipal operating costs and achieve environmental goals. To encourage sustainable neighbourhood development, municipalities across Canada must overcome common challenges including strict regulations, financial barriers and more.
 
This guidebook, Sustainable Neighbourhood Development: Practical Solutions to Common Challenges, is designed to help you re-imagine your municipality's approach to planning, development and regulation.
 
 
Peter Whitelaw and Robert Barrs
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Jun, 2016
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