Planning Practices - Essentials

Urban and Regional Planning
Friday, 8 November, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
Virtual classroom via Zoom

$580.00 (Plus GST) 


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Planning matters are often complex, generate a great deal of interest in the community and can also be controversial. It is therefore critical that decision makers i.e. Elected Members and Planning Officers, have a thorough understanding of planning processes, decision making processes and implications of decisions to appropriately assess applications.

Course topics include types of Land Use Planning Roles; Responsibilities in Planning, Council and the Administration; Legislative Framework, State Planning Framework, Local Planning Framework; Decision Making Process, State Administrative Tribunal, Development Assessment, Enforcement and Compliance.

Target Audience

Suitable for Elected Members wanting to gain an introductory understanding of Town Planning practices.

Suitable for all Local Government Officers and recent planning or similar field graduates, community members and representatives.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise and interpret legislation relevant to planning decision making;
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of Council and the Administration as it relates to planning decisions;
  • Recognise, understand and apply State and local planning frameworks;
  • Interpret and apply planning frameworks to planning and development applications; and
  • Understand the social and financial implications associated with local government planning decision making.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

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Friday, 8 November 2024 Virtual 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$580.00 (Plus GST) 

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