Water Sensitive Urban Design - public exhibition

On display until 21 February 2020, 05:00 PM

We'd like your feedback on the Draft Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) Policy and Strategy. 

Byron Shire Council has developed a progressive WSUD Policy and Strategy that seeks to modernise and improve internal and external practice with respect to water-sensitive urban design and water-cycle management across Byron Shire. The Policy and Strategy are supported by a series of actions. 

We recognise the increasing need for sound storm-water management and WSUD's linkages with potable water consumption, recycled water use and local ecological outcomes. We also recognise the potential implications of climate change and seek outcomes that respond to emerging science and practice in this area.

The strategy includes information about:

  • Council's WSUD planning, processes and capacity.
  • Community understanding and engagement with WSUD.
  • Increasing funding to implement, operate and maintain WSUD infrastructure.
  • Improvements to WSUD outcomes delivered to Council in planning applications by third parties.

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What happens next?

Following the consultation period on the draft WSUD Policy and Strategy, all comments and feedback will be compiled and reviewed, and reported back to Council. 

The Draft Strategy and Policy is on public exhibition from 20 January to 21 February 2020.

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