Unearth the established framework and strategies used in local planning.Search through databases and find out how they aid the planning process. Measure what impact state, regional and local legislation has. Discover how to write planning reports.
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- 29 May 2023
- 27 Nov 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- describe and critically analyse the framework for local plan making
- examine and review the implementation of local planning including the assessment, control and guidance of development through regional, state and local legislation and plans
- apply logical process, and search databases, to competently analyse the factors which impact local communities
- demonstrate critical and creative thinking for future planning scenarios
- effectively and clearly communicate ideas, concepts and solutions both orally, graphically and in written form when working individually and, in a group setting, demonstrate the capacity to utilise the strengths of each member
- Overview of the Local Planning system in Australia
- Local Planning and Data Collection
- The Planning Framework
- Expanding the Relationship: Local Planning Strategies and Local Planning Schemes
- Exploring Local Planning Strategies
- Local Planning Schemes
- Local Planning Schemes Provisions and Development Control: Part I
- Local Planning Schemes Provisions and Development Control: Part II
- Development Standards
- Assessment Methods
- Report Writing
- Future for Local Authorities and Local Planning
This subject is a prerequisite for another subject and must be taken prior to URP560 Integrated Plan Making.
- Other requirements - Audio video equipment required Access to the Internet Admission to degree may be required
Examines the framework for local plan-making. Tools and mechanisms including data systems, local planning strategies and schemes, legislation and the implementation of local planning are explored.
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- Profile and key issue papers (30%)
- Local Planning Strategy/Town Planning Scheme (40%)
- Development Control Exercise (30%)
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