Urban Design Guidelines Index

Urban Design Guidelines

 

Index

 

1    Introduction

2    The Urban Context in the Matamata-Piako District

2.1    The Desired Future Pattern of Growth
2.2    The Existing Urban Character within the District
2.3    Why the Guidelines Are Necessary

 

Part I: Urban Design Guidelines for All Subdivision and Development in the District

3    Core Subdivision Design Principles—the Seven Cs

4    Identification of Opportunities and Constraints

4.1    Neighbourhood Context Analysis
4.2    Site Analysis

5    Designing with the Environment

5.1    Incorporating Landscape Features in the Design
5.2    Limiting the Extent of Earthworks

6    Roading and Pedestrian Access

6.1    Connected Roads
6.2    Appropriate Road Widths, Intersections and Road Features
6.3    Provision of On-Street Parking
6.4    Footpath Provision for Pedestrians and Cyclists

7    Street and Lot Layout

7.1    Street and Block Orientation for Efficient Access and Sunlight
7.2    Lot Design for a Mix of Housing Types and Frontage to Public Streets

8    Neighbourhood Design

8.1    Access to Community Services and Facilities
8.2    Centrally Located Open Spaces
8.3    Landscape and Street Trees

9    Infrastructure

9.1    Stormwater Management and Low Impact Design

10    Putting It All Together

 

Part II: Urban Design Guidelines for 1–5 Lot Subdivisions

11    Introduction

12    Subdivision Layout

12.1    Connectivity and Access
12.2    Infrastructural Considerations
12.3    Public/Private Interface

12.3.1 Pedestrian Walkways
12.3.2 Fencing and Planting at the Public/Private Interface
12.3.3 Streetscape

12.4    Density and Lot Shape

12.4.1 Density and Integration of New Development
12.4.2 Lot Shape

13    Site Layout

13.1    Trees, Fencing and Landscaping
13.2    Frontage
13.3    Garaging and Rear Alleys

14    Architecture

15    Examples of Subdivision Layouts for 1000–2500 m² Sites

Example 1: 1000 m² Site
Example 2: 1950 m² Site
Example 3: 1500 m² Site
Example 4: 2000 m² Site
Example 5: 2000 m² Site
Example 6: 2500 m² Site
Example 7: 2500 m² Site
Example 8: 2500 m² Site

16    Conclusion