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Planning & Building

Environmentally sustainable development

We can assist you to incorporate environmentally sustainable design (ESD) into your development during the planning process. In Moonee Valley, ESD is achieved in the most cost effective way for developers using Sustainable Design Assessment in the Planning Process (SDAPP).

SDAPP provides applicants with relevant industry tools and methods to reduce the impact of the development upon the environment and its users. 

We have outlined here the requirements for a successful sustainability assessment including application tools, materials and instruction sheets, case studies and other useful information.

Useful tools and links

Sustainable Design Assessment in the Planning Process (SDAPP)

Sustainable Design Assessment in the Planning Process (SDAPP) considers environmentally sustainable design at the planning stage for new developments, minimising the environmental impacts and...

Water Sensitive Urban Design

Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) considers stormwater management at the planning stage for new developments, to improve stormwater quality, and water reuse.

ESD resources and tools

We have compiled a toolkit of resources to assist residents and professionals with input into Moonee Valley’s built environment to achieve environmentally sustainable best practice.