South Sydney Local Environmental Plan 1998
27A Vision for Green Square
(1) The vision for Green Square is to transform Green Square into an
attractive, vibrant and sustainable urban place by capitalising on the
opportunities created by:
(a) the area’s strategic location between Sydney’s most
significant economic gateways: the Central Business District, Kingsford Smith
Airport and Port Botany, and
(b) the construction of the New Southern Railway and Green Square
(2) Four key concepts sustain this vision:
This applies to the development of a mix of land uses, a range of
building types, diverse public spaces, and employment and housing choices,
which will support a socially diverse community, underpinning a vibrant city
that offers complex experiences and social contact.
This applies to an accessible network of public spaces and public
streets, which integrate existing and future landscapes and
This applies to the need for compatibility between land uses, to
the high quality urban design response of buildings to public spaces, the
interdependency of the social and physical environment, and the relationship
of the Green Square area to the City South Region.
(d) Long-term growth
This applies to the development of an urban strategy that can
accommodate and support renewal and growth of Green Square into a compact
sustainable urban area over a long period of time.