Urban Planning Law

Urban Planning Law
The political and legal context within which urban planning takes place.
 Hours2.0 - 3.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedGeog 310.
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 421
Course Outcomes

Understanding Human Settlements

Demonstrate knowledge of constitutional rights and principles, state and local government law, administrative rules and regulations, especially those focusing on the use and taxation of land. (PAB 4.2.1d)

Understanding the History and Theory of Urban Planning

Explain the laws and policies relating to environmental planning and the principles and scientific support for assessing the capacity of natural and built resources. (PAB 4.2.2h)

Understand the different values and ethical standards affecting the practice of planning

Demonstrate ability to comprehend and discriminate among the goals that an individual, group, community and organization holds when considering the future including the values of justice, equity, fairness, efficiency, order and beauty. (PAB 4.2.4a)

Demonstrate ability to assess and choose among different forms of democratic decision making that support and improve the quality of plans and planning related activity including the values of fair representation, equal opportunity and non-discrimination. (PAB 4.2.4b)

Demonstrate ability to compare and respect the complex social, historical and ecological legacies that accompanies urban settlement across the globe including the values of social equity, cultural and historical preservation and environmental conservation and sustainability. (PAB 4.2.4c)