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URP2002 Local Government Planning Practice and Technology

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Surveying & Built Environment
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 5 February 2023


Local government is a key stakeholder in urban and regional development. Planners require an understanding of local government’s role and responsibilities in the planning process as well as the planning practices and technologies implemented by local governments.

This course will cover the controls and procedures used by local government in the development of their communities. The details of the development assessment process along with community engagement, communication, negotiation and ethical considerations associated with planning submissions will also be covered.

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Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 5 February 2023