BLDG 1012 Property Development Controls

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200435

Coordinator Zaharah Manaf Opens in new window

Description Property Development Controls provides students with an understanding of the property planning process from both a State government and Local government perspective. The unit will cover the areas of planning instruments, planning process, property development control issues and planning applications. The unit will also address the areas of the valuation and development impact of planning and environment regulations, with specific reference to the regulatory framework that regulates planning and development in NSW and the impact on the property industry in Australia.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Incompatible Subjects ARCH 2003 - Development Control

Restrictions External offerings for this subject are only available to students who are enrolled in a Property program or Major.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Analyse the role and function of State and Local government authorities in the property development process;
  2. Explain the development application process for the main property types and the impact of development controls on property;
  3. Explain the roles of State and Local government in the planning process;
  4. Evaluate how environmental regulations influence the use and management of property.

Subject Content

Land use
Planning instruments
Essentials of environmental planning
Development controls
Land ownership
Heritage protection
Environmental regulations
Pollution control
Development application process

Prescribed Texts

  • Farrier, D and Stein, P. 2011 (5th edition) The Environmental Law Handbook: Planning and Land Use in NSW. Thomson Reuters. Sydney.

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