University of Technology Sydney

15613 Development Assessment

6cp; 5 days (3-day block + 2-day block)
Anti-requisite(s): 49463 Development Control



This subject outlines the basic building blocks of development control, ranging from the legal framework and planning instruments and policies, to specific elements of the assessment process and planning principles from the Land and Environment Court. It is designed to complement experience at work and on-the-job training for support staff and those relatively new to the field of development assessment, as well as professionals, such as engineers, building surveyors and environmental officers who work with urban planners and are seeking a deeper understanding of the planning system. This subject provides essential knowledge and skills for effective professional practice, balancing planning law and policy with local strategic outcomes to complete merits-based assessment.

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