Why use this Metric?
To measure built form density to understand the degree to which Brampton is creating complete, compact communities. Brampton's urban environment comprises approximately 83% of the city's land area. Concerns over public health, climate change, energy and resource use has brought sustainable urban design to the forefront for those planning, building and managing communities in Ontario. provincial legislation, plans and policies now direct municipalities to establish walkable healthy, complete, sustainable communities.