Property Development

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Subject Aim:

To understand the importance of land use controls as they apply to property development projects and the highest and best use of land. To provide you with the ability to access and analyse the legislative and statutory framework that affects the development and use of land.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Explain the features of property plans (survey / cadastral plans )
  2. Research relevant planning controls and records.
  3. Determine the effects of planning legislation as it applies to a particular property’s highest and best use.
  4. Explain the planning processes and the operation of the Land and Environment Court in NSW.
  5. Complete all the requirements of a development application

Student Assessment:

Exams will take place in weeks 12 & 13. Please refer to the official Exam Timetable for further information. Students are required to prepare for assessments by reading the subject matter in course notes, handouts and readings. Class work and practical application of theory assist in reinforcing the importance of this subject’s topics. Each student is required to participate in class discussions and activities.