Step 1

Writing a Charter for Your Growing City

Step 1

The output of Step 1 is a City Growth Charter (signed document) for your city. Step 1 is a call to rapid action and will help you to foster collaboration amongst a range of stakeholders to create a critical guide for how you will accommodate expected population growth whilst improving the lives of residents. This step helps to ensure the vision is shared, owned and clearly stated.

Step 1 Activities

Scroll down to understand what each activity entails

Activity A

Preparing for the Charter Workshop

This activity will help you to:

  • understand your city or urban area and, where necessary, the surrounding rural areas
  • engage with the stakeholders you will collaborate with throughout
  • gain an understanding of your city and its future growth
Activity B

Workshop: The Charter

This activity will help you to:

  • ensure that city departments, wider stakeholders and the community are involved in the formation of your draft City Growth Charter
  • create a draft City Growth Charter
Activity C

Consulting Publicly on the Charter

This activity will help you to:

  • publicise the draft City Growth Charter
  • review the vision, ensuring that the Charter incorporates both the discussion from the Charter Workshop and input from public consultation
  • finalise the City Growth Charter