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Land Development Planning KGG507


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This unit addresses the potential for land surveyors to incorporate land use planning principles and techniques into their professional work and focuses on a number of key planning issues that affect practicing land surveyors. Emphasis is placed on understanding Tasmania's statutory planning regimes and the Resource Management and Planning System. Considerable attention is paid to the creation, interpretation, critical analysis and comprehension of planning schemes and development applications, since these are central to much of the day-to-day business of planning. This unit is a core component of the educational requirements of the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board.


Unit name Land Development Planning
Unit code KGG507
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Coordinator Doctor Emma Little
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate


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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe statutory planning processes and legal principles associated with plan making, implementation and administration.
  • Use relevant acts and case law to undertake typical plan making.
  • Demonstrate a capacity to act in a planning role by providing technical advice about a development.
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AssessmentOnline quizzes (30%)|Case Study 1 (40%)|Case Study 2 (30%)
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