The site analysis establishes the development context, identifying and explaining graphically:

See example below.

It shows the uses of neighbouring sites, and potential constraints relating to overlooking, overshadowing, view retention, building bulk, landscaping and screening between the development and adjoining sites. An analysis of the street character may also be necessary. It can provide clues for successful integration, and may influence site layout, landscape, alignment of buildings and the design of the proposed development in relation to the streetscape.

quality design indicators
development analysis
site analysis guidelines