The Healthy Urban Development Checklist is a tool for reviewing and commenting on development plans. It is intended to assist with providing input and advice from the earliest possible phases of the urban planning and development process.
How to use it
Although we will be delighted if others find it useful, this Checklist has principally been created for health professionals who can use it to:
The relationship between health and urban development is multifaceted. The Checklist is not attempting to address every dimension of healthy urban development and every possible opportunity for participation in the planning and development system. As the Checklist is intended primarily for use by health staff, the focus is on those issues that can be influenced at the regional and local levels.
The Checklist can be used in two ways:
It is considered that the earlier the Checklist can be applied, the more likely it is to be able to effect change.
Also consider your objective for providing a response and to whom.
Register before you start using the Checklist and you will be able to save your progress, add comments to the questions and receive the latest news and information of interest via email.