Codification of Sustainable Development Indicators in New Town of Iran: A Practical Municipal Level Approach

Document Type : Original Paper



One of the main reasons of unsustainability of city development in Iran is that planners and mayors have not almost been able to create connections between different dimensions of a city. Sustainability indicators are evaluation tools of cities operation applicable in living environmental, economical, and social aspects. The purpose of this paper is to offer a framework including the description of wide specter of indicators, with regard to the operation of environmental sustainability indicators. In order to have a common framework for sustainable indicators of Iranian new town, we create a charter in America and Australia. Therefore, we will study some samples of sustainable cities according to the documents and library related studies and comparative method of study. The result of this paper is as follows: The introduction of sustainability indicators for codification of sustainability indicators of Iranian new town.