Postgraduate | CUR-URP515 | 2024
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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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- Start dates
- 27 May 2024,
- 25 Nov 2024,
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- No prior study
- 13 weeks
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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 and reflect on current local government practices
- make valid judgements and synthesise information in the context of development assessment
- evaluate the applicability and inter-relationship between relevant legislation, regulations and policies
- Planning frameworks of Australia;
- Development control processes;
- Development assessment approaches;
- Key considerations in making lawful Planning decisions.
This subject was previously known as Development Assessment.
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%)
- Presentation and Report (40%)
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