Planning and Land Policy - BENV7721

Faculty: Built Environment

School: Planning and Urban Development

Course Outline: Built Environment

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Excluded: UDES0008

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The objectives of planning; The history of land use planning in Australia; The achievement of planning objectives; Planning authorities; Planning codes and development plans; Statutory powers of planning authorities; Planning procedures; Control of the development process; Retail development; Commercial development; Industrial and warehouse development; Special development; Environmental impact assessment. Government intervention in land use matters; Public finance and planning; Political considerations and planning and development; Government control and speculation - laissez-faire or public control; Planning and housing policy; Urban decay and renewal; The problems of the urban fringe; Conservation, preservation, redevelopment.

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