- The mixed use development is arranged so that there is compatibility between uses within the development and its surroundings
Successful mixed use developments place compatible uses together to reduce reverse sensitivity issues.
- Business, commercial and residential uses placed together need to carefully consider site design and ongoing management
- Shops, offices, cafes, restaurants, educational and institutional facilities, and community infrastructure such as libraries can usually be placed together without risking reverse sensitivity issues
- Issues such as noise and privacy need to be considered at every step of the design and management stages of the development