Judge the relationship between planning law and environmental law.Research the origins of planning law in the UK. Address the importance of land tenure. Go through processes that govern approvals, planning appeals and environmental assessments.
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- 31 Aug 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will:
- explain planning law in the context of environment law
- examine environmental law in an overall context with land law and land tenure
- apply the laws of Western Australia relevant to planning and identify the origins of those laws
- evaluate the extent to which other areas of law are relevant to environmental planning law and planning practice in Western Australia.
- Introduction to planning law in Australia
- The nature of land
- Planning schemes and policy
- Environmental assessment
- Development control: Subdivision
- Development control: Approval and Conditions
- Development control: Principles Part I
- Development control: Principles Part II
- Substantial commencement and non-conforming use rights
- Planning appeals
- Compliance and enforcement
- Compensation, acquisition and planning blight
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
Examines law relevant to planning in Western Australia from its origins in the Subjected Kingdom environmental planning law to the current day. The relationship between planning law and environmental law, land law and land tenure is explored.
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- Exercise (30%)
- Invigilated Exam (40%)