CPTED Standards, Guidelines & Policies

CPTED Standards, Guidelines and Policies from around the globe.

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ISO 22341:2021 - Security and Resilience - Protective Security - Guidelines for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Released 2021

CEN/TC 325 - Crime Prevention Through Building , Facility and Area Design

(a series of 7 European standards)

Released 2005-2010

Guidelines, Guidebooks & Handbooks

Safe Growth and CPTED in Saskatoon Design Guidelines

City of Saskatoon, Canada

Released 2010

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Guidebook

National Crime Prevention Council, Singapore

Released 2003

Designing Safer Places - A Manual for Crime Prevention Through Planning and Design

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa

Released 2001

Planning Urban Design and Management for Crime Prevention Handbook

(available in English, Spanish, Italian, and French)

Safepolis, European Commission

Released 2006/07

National Guidelines for CPTED in New Zealand

Part 1: Seven Qualities of Safer Places

Part 2: Implementation Guide

Ministry of Justice, New Zealand

Released 2005

CPTED Guidelines for Queensland

Part A: Essential Features of Safer Places

Bart B: Implementation Guide

Queensland Government, Australia

Released 2007

Specialised Environments

Guidelines for CPTED for Licensed Premises

New Zealand Police & Health Promotion Agency, New Zealand

Released 2015

CPTED for Transit Facilities

American Public Transportation Association (APTA), USA

Released 2010


Administrative CPTED Policy

City of Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Released 2015 (2008)

CPTED Planning Scheme Policy

Brisbane City, QLD, Australia

Released 2020 (2014, 2000)

ICA Mission Statement

To create safer environments and improve the quality of life through the use of CPTED principles and strategies