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Action 9.2  Environmental Sustainable Design (ESD) Factsheets


The IMAP Councils have developed a factsheet suite that details the 10 Key Sustainable Building Categories and supports Council's SDAPP (Sustainable Design Assessment in the Planning Process) program. Be it for a small renovation or a large development - the factsheets provide detailed advice on sustainable building design at the planning permit application stage.

Furthermore, each factsheet includes useful links and references and defines Council's Best Practice Standard in each category.

We encourage you to download individual factsheets or the entire suite (Files are in pdf. format).  Alternatively you can pick up a hard copy set at one of the IMAP Councils (while stocks last).

The 10 Key Sustainable Building Categories

1. Indoor Environment Quality.pdf (582KB)

2. Energy Efficiency.pdf (567KB)

3. Water Efficiency.pdf (555KB)

4. Stormwater Management.pdf (928KB)

5. Building Materials.pdf (619KB)

6. Transport.pdf (830KB)

7. Waste Management.pdf (637KB)

8. Urban Ecology.pdf (900KB)

9. Innovation.pdf (545KB)

10. Construction and Building Management.pdf (436KB)


The fact sheets above have all been combined into the following file:

The 10 Key Sustainable Building Categories. pdf (6.2MB)


You can find out more information on the City of Yarra's website by following this link:




The new IMAP plan has been adopted. Follow this link for further information.


Friday 9 December 2016 at 8.00am, Council Chamber, St Kilda Town Hall, City of Port Phillip, Carlisle Street, St Kilda.  Refer: IMAP Meetings for the Agenda (published a week prior to the meeting).

Click here to visit the website. Refer to the Resources section above for the latest news & information on the new Urban Manufacturing project!

The 2015-16 Annual Report is now available. Click here.

For map-based information on the inner Melbourne region, access the IMAP GIS link in the Resources section. See recently uploaded transport data from the Through Traffic study.