Property Law and Planning Legislation

10 Units

Provides an overview of the nature of property and of real property law. The planning procedures and development process of residential and commercial projects are examined.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Trimester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the nature of real property interests including the principal rights, responsibilities, regulations and controls affecting dealings in land.
  2. Ability to analyze the planning procedures and control of the development process of residential and commercial properties.

1. Property law:

  • Land titles, including native titles
  • Systems of ownership of land
  • Roles of legal, equitable interests and interest in land.

2. Planning Legislation:

  • History o f land use planning in Australia
  • Planning systems, including planning authorities, planning codes and development plans
  • Statutory powers of planning authorities,
  • Planning procedures
  • Control of the development process
  • Residential and commercial development
  • Environmental planning control and Environment Impact assessment
  • Land and Environmental court
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): ARBE6340. Students who have successfully completed ARBE6340 are not eligible to enrol in ARBE6341.
Assessment Items
  • Online Learning Activity: Weekly Reviews
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 1 - Property Law Issues
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 2 - Development Process Report
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6341

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