U.S. Green Building Council
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Neighborhood Development Guide

Applies to new land development projects or redevelopment projects containing residential uses, nonresidential uses, or a mix. Projects can be at any stage of the development process, from conceptual planning to construction.

Built Project | Plan


The Case for Green Neighborhood Developments

Getting Started

How to use this reference guide
Devising a LEED work plan
Maintaining Consistency in the Application

Minimum Program Requirements

Minimum Program Requirements

Rating System Selection Guidance

Rating System Selection Guidance

Credit Category Overviews

Smart Location and Linkage (SLL) Overview
Neighborhood Pattern and Design (NPD) Overview
Green Infrastructure and Buildings (GIB) Overview
Innovation (IN) Overview
Regional Priority (RP) Overview