Planning

Environmentally sustainable development

Environmentally sustainable development considers environmental and social impacts from the design stage through to construction and operation.

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The size of your residential development determines whether you need an ESD report with your planning application. Learn more.
The size of your non-residential development determines whether you need a sustainable design assessment with your planning application. Learn more.
Most planning permits must address water-sensitive urban design to minimise the impact of development on stormwater quality and quantity.
There are a range of resources to help you with Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESD) in Darebin.