URBAN GOVERNANCE, STRATEGY AND PLANNING LAW

PLA5UGP

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine the statutory bases of planning landuse and development control, in particular relevant Acts and related legislation. Topics covered include: planning as a process and the limitations of landuse and development controls; the principles of judicial review of administrative action; scheme amendment; permit applications and applications for review; enforcement; and compensation for land acquisition and the impact of planning decisions. In this subject the focus is on the formulation and implementation of planning policies and development controls on land.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Butt

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in a Planning postgrduate program. Students enrolled in ACCPD or AGCPD or AMCPD or AMSPMD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PLA4SP, PLA4UGP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsStatutory planning in Victoria,PrescribedEccles, D. and Bryant, T.2ND EDN, FEDERATION PRESS 1999

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Competence to perform tasks involving the use of computerised planning information

Activities:
Lectures, report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Develop understanding of how planning schemes operate and assess the purposes and uses of various approaches to land use planning

Activities:
lectures, report, test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

03. Develop understanding of these elements by processing applicatinos for planning approvals to achieve the objectives of planning and environmental protection

Activities:
Lectures, report, test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

04. Further develop research and writing skills through independent research

Activities:
Report, test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

05. UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS OF THE VICTORIAN PLANNING SYSTEM AND RELATED ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSES, AND OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND PLANNING LEGISLATION

Activities:
Lectures, report, test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Butt

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Five 7.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x case study 1500 word report30 01, 03, 04, 05
1 x 1 hour test20 02, 03, 05
1 x 750 word reflective piece15 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x group report and presentation20 02, 03, 04, 05
1 x role play15 02, 03