HARVEY'S CITY

OUR SOCIETY IS DEFINED OF WHAT WE BUILT AS A COMMUNITY

WHAT IS A SUSTAINABLE CITY

Sustainable community development is the ability to make development choices which respect the relationship between economy, ecology, and equity


  • Economy - Economic activity should serve the common good, be self-renewing, and build local assets and self-reliance.


  • Ecology - Human are part of nature, nature has limits, and communities are responsible for protecting and building natural assets.


  • Equity - The opportunity for full participation in all activities, benefits, and decision-making of a society."

ABOUT OUR CITY

Harvey's City has always taken steps to remain healthy over a long period of time. our communities have a strong sense of place and vision that are embraced and actively promoted by all of the key sectors of society, including businesses, disadvantaged groups, environmentalists, civic associations, government agencies, and religious organizations.These communities value healthy ecosystems, use resources efficiently, and actively seek to retain and enhance a locally based economy. There is a a large amount of volunteer spirit that are rewarded by concrete results. Public debate in these communities is engaging, inclusive, and constructive. Unlike traditional community development approaches, sustainability strategies emphasize: the whole community (instead of just disadvantaged neighborhoods); ecosystem protection; meaningful and broad-based citizen participation; and economic self-reliance.

KEEPING OUR CITY SUSTAINABLE

Reduce car emissions



  • Leave the car in the garage and walk or cycle for short trips.
  • Use public transport.
  • Keep your car tyres inflated to the recommended pressure.
  • Drive slowly and smoothly.
  • Car-pool with workmates.

Reduce energy expenditure in your home


  • Turn off lights and appliances when not in use.
  • Replace regular light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs.
  • Insulate your home and reduce your heating and cooling bills.
  • Install a water-saving shower-head and take shorter showers.
  • Dry your clothes outside on the line rather than in the clothes dryer.
  • Switch to ‘green energy’ for your electricity needs.

Reduce your ‘carbon footprint’ when you shop


  • Buy local and seasonal food produce to reduce energy use in transport and storage.
  • Buy items with minimal packaging whenever possible.
  • If you buy new items, make sure they are made from sustainable, low-impact materials.
  • Buy secondhand rather than new – from op shops, garage sales or over the Internet.

Longer term choices that help the environment



  • Buy energy efficient household appliances.
  • Install a solar-powered hot water system.
  • Install rainwater tanks.
  • Buy a more fuel-efficient car or think about not owning a car – perhaps you can share one.
  • Move to an area where your workplace, shops and schools are within walking distance.
  • Make work changes so that you can ‘telecommute’ to work using the telephone and email

Build strong communities



  • Establish a community garden and educate yourselves and others about sustainable food practices.
  • Start a ‘share network’ to pool resources such as lawn-mowers, garden or shed tools, bottling kits, bikes and so on.
  • Recycle unwanted goods through a local ‘swap meet’ or invite your neighbours to hold a joint garage sale.
  • Get together with parents from your children’s school to start a Walking School Bus.
  • Organise with others to hold community tree-planting days.
  • Get involved in your local council activities or join a group to help design people and environment friendly public spaces.
  • Create a sustainable ‘transition town’ to plan for and limit the effects of climate change on your local neighbourhood.

LAND USES

RESIDENTIAL

LAND USES

INDUSTRIAL

At Harvey’s city we have great industrial land use, eg. Manufacturing (vehicles, computers, and furniture). We normally divide industrial into heavy industrial where large pieces of land is required, and were our citizens won’t be bothered with the pollution and noise. Light industrial land uses which may include smaller, cleaner which include smaller, cleaner industries.

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RESIDENTIAL

Our residential land use is where most of the city’s citizens live. As you move to the out part of the city we have many housing including semi - detached, detached, townhouses, single floor homes or single family housing, and retirement homes for the elderly who have cannot work anymore and need special care. The inner part of the city has a higher urbanization including many high-rise buildings, including high rise apartments, low rise apartments, condos, motels, hotels and much more!

COMMERCIAL

At Harvey's City, commercial land uses includes banks, malls, grocery shops, stores, gas stations, dealerships, real - estate companies, banks, super centers, gyms, businesses, garbage removals, cafes etc.
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TRANSPORTATIONAL

Transcriptional land is used for moving people and goods from one place to another, including: sidewalks, roads, highways, subways, streetcars, airports, and boats etc.
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OPEN SPACE

we always like to have many open spaces left in a natural space. the city includes many fields, parks, woodlots, playgrounds perfect for all types of people: family, children, and elderly.
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