At the June 2008 Council Meeting the Public Open Space Strategy was formally adopted. The Open Space Strategy is the 'umbrella' document which will provide a comprehensive framework for the provision, role, use, development, management and maintenance of public open spaces it the City of Devonport. It is intrinsically linked to the already adopted Guidelines for the Planning, Design & Construction of Public Open Space 2007and Public Open Space Standards & Technical Notes 2007.
The strategy is primarily concerned with passive and informal active use of public open space. The objective is to provide for the leisure needs of the community in harmony with the enhancement of the fundamental environmental and cultural qualities of open space resources.
The Public Open Space Strategy can be accessed using the link below:
These Master Plans have been developed in cooperation with Council's General Manager, Community Services and Works & Assets Divisions, to contribute to achieving Council's Strategic Plan 2004 commitment to 'facilitate community development and ensure the delivery of programs and services to meet community needs'. They also reflects the Guidelines for the Planning, Design & Construction Public Open Space, the Public Open Space Standards & Technical Notes, the Council adopted Mersey Foreshore Parklands Management Plan 2004 and the Devonport City Council Recreation Strategy Plan 2003-2013.
These documents have been prepared to assist Council in the implementation of recommendations of the above mentioned documents.