Active frontages are directing NSW councils' urban strategies to improve cities, with Wollongong City Council the latest to propose a facade upgrade program.

The council’s draft policy, which has been on public exhibition for a month, explores an incentivised initiative to upgrade building facades and shop fronts in Wollongong in a bid to attract more people to the regional city. The project, titled the Facade Rejuvenation Program, will be a key component of…