University of Technology Sydney

16632 Built Environment Law and Professional Practice

6cp; 2.5 hpw (lecture/workshop), on campus
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject covers the core concepts and principles of NSW planning and environmental law and the practical application of these principles. Students are introduced to the structure of the NSW planning system, including the legislative framework for planning and development, pollution control, contaminated land management, heritage and biodiversity in NSW. The subject also provides an overview of administrative law principles, the operation of the Land and Environment Court as well as an introduction to ethics, professional standards and risk management applicable to planning and property.

Note: Students should be aware that the statutory and regulatory regimes which govern planning and professional practice in NSW are under continuous review. UTS endeavours to maintain currency of lecture material but changes are frequent.

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