What are the immediate, medium and long term growth and development imperatives of the municipal area?
Do the residents have the opportunities and capacities to share equitably in the social and economic benefits of city life?
Can the local economy provide the majority of residents with opportunities tomake a reasonable living?
How is the city impacting on the limited reserve of non-renewable resources that sustains the settlement and makes it viable?
Is the political and institutional content stable, open and dynamic enough to accommodate varied objectives and interests?