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Housing Diversity and Desirable Neighbourhoods Study

Do you value the local housing and character in your area? Does the existing housing in Prospect meet your current and future needs? Do you want to remain in Prospect but with a different type of house? Now is the time to let us know your views.

The scope of this project is multi-faceted and comprehensively brings together the different stakeholders and forces at play and the high expectations of the community with regard to housing within Prospect, and includes:

  • Strategic and emerging population and demographic analysis,
  • Development Plan review,
  • Streetscape Assessment of Residential Character,
  • Modelling, testing and visual presentation of desired housing initiatives,
  • Stakeholder and community feedback,
  • Endorsement from Council of our preferred position to be put to State Government,
  • Reporting back to the community.

Council wishes to engage with the community on this issue of local importance and to achieve this we will undertake various approaches to get involvement and feedback.

  • Workshops will be held with key stakeholders to garner views and expectations.
  • A series of community forums will be held in the local area to gather ideas and expectations in round one and feedback on draft proposals in round two of the Study.
  • Street walking tours will involve on-site discussions of streetscape qualities and examples of housing that is valued and not valued within the local area.

Second Series of Community Sessions

We invite you to attend our second series of  community sessions about the character of our residential neighbourhoods.

These sessions will provide the opportunity for us to show the initial findings on the Housing Diversity & Desirable Neighbourhoods Study and what it means for housing in future Prospect and to seek further community and stakeholder views.

At these sessions we will be reporting back on feedback from the first series of community sessions and exploring questions such as:

  • What is the existing character of our streets and neighbourhoods?
  • What things contribute to their character?
  • What type of housing is suitable in the Council area?
  • Are these issues supported by the new Planning and Design Code?

When
Monday 30 March, 1 to 4pm (drop-in session to view information and talk to Council staff)
Monday 30 March, 6 to 8pm (presentation session)

Where
Level 1, Payinthi, 128 Prospect Road, Prospect

To register to attend the presentation session please visit https://housing-study-session.eventbrite.com.au

We look forward to your participation at these community sessions.