ARCH 2003 Development Control

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300723

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Description This unit provides an overview of development control and associated legislation. These include: interpretation of planning law as it relates to the development application process; the assessment of applications for approval for development as an integrated process; the evaluation of the impact assessment process; appropriate consideration of urban design, streetscape, heritage and conservation issues; and the evaluation of the impact of parking, traffic, landscape and services in development proposals.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Equivalent Subjects ARCH 2004 - Development Control

Incompatible Subjects BLDG 1012 - Property Development Controls

Assumed Knowledge

Basic understanding of residential construction.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Identify issues related to development control;
  2. Relate the law to the development application process;
  3. Assess applications for approval for development as an integrated process;
  4. Evaluate environmental impact assessment issues;
  5. Identify urban design, streetscape, heritage and conservation issues in projects;
  6. Analyse problems with parking, traffic, landscape and services in projects.

Subject Content

Environmental and political issues associated with plan implementation
The role of government related to development control
The planning approval process within the planning framework.
Introduction to Town Planning control

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Preliminary Report - case study selection 1,000 words 10 N Individual
Report - case study of a Development Approval process 3,000 words 40 N Both (Individual & Group)
Online Quiz x2 2 hours total (1 hour each) 50 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Penrith (Kingswood)

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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