Postgraduate | CUR-URP515 | 2023
Break down the development control process and see where it fits within the broader planning context.Why assess and control development—look locally, nationally and internationally for examples of development assessment practices.
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- 13 weeks
- 29 May 2023,
- 27 Nov 2023
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About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- think critically and creatively to generate innovative solutions
- demonstrate responsibility for one's own learning and development through subject practise
- make valid judgements and synthesise information in the context of development assessment
- critically reflect on current local, national and international development assessment practices
- explain the applicability and interrelationship between relevant legislation, regulations and policies.
- Introduction to Development Assessment
- DA and the Planning Frameworks of Australia
- Planning Theory and its Relationship With Development Assessment
- Development Assessment Approaches
- Development Assessment - Residential
- (Fieldwork) - Residential Streetscape and Site Analysis
- Development Assessment - Industrial
- (Fieldwork) - Industrial Streetscape and Site Analysis
- Development Assessment - Retail and Mixed Use
- (Fieldwork) - Retail and Mixed Use Streetscape and Site Analysis
- Key Considerations in Making Lawful Planning Decisions
- Conditions of Development Approval
Introduction to the character of the development control process, to understand its role in the broader planning process, and to develop the necessary skills to apply development assessment to a range of typical development proposals to produce 'quality' development outcomes. In addition students will be expected to critically reflect on why we assess and control development.
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- Theoretical essay (30%)
- Portfolio (30%)
- Research report (40%)
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