Local Government Land Use Planning
Focussing on small and mid-size communities, this course (UVIC ADMN 446) provides an overview of land use planning principles and regulations to local government administrators and staff. Topics include: history; regulatory framework in BC; rural and small town planning; growth management and regional planning; neighbourhood, local and community planning; zoning; main street, strip and commercial planning; residential planning; permits and other regulatory mechanisms; public information and participation; and environmental and heritage planning.
Third-year university standing is recommended.
Note: Credit will be given for only one of PADM 4469 (UVIC ADMN 446) and PADM 4709 (UVIC ADMN 470), if 470 is taken in the same topic.
Computer with Internet is required. Refer to http://publicadmin.uvic.ca.
Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.