Planning and Development
- Module code
- Module leader
- William Leschallas
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 150 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 42 hours
- Teaching period
- Semester 2
- The practical components and workings of the town and country planning system.
- The evolution of the system.
- Structure, local, unitary development plans and local development documents.
- National, regional and supplementary planning guidance.
- Development control.
- The planning application process and decision-making.
- Planning appeals.
- Public participation in planning.
- The system in practice.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of the statutory Town and Country Planning System and its procedures.
- Prepare and submit applications for planning permission working within the framework of the Town and Country Planning system.
- Provide guidance to clients on Town and Country Planning matters.
|Coursework||Practical exercise - Preparation of a planning application||50%|
|Examination||Unseen exam (2 hours)||50%|
Students should be familiar with the content of the following:
- Cullingworth, J.B. and Nadin, V. (2006). (14th edition). Town and Country Planning in the UK. Routledge.
- Duxbury, R.M.C. and Telling, A.E. (2009) (14th edition). Planning Law and Procedure. Oxford University Press.
Department of Communities and Local Government (www.communities.gov.uk) – various online resources.
Planning Portal (www.planningportal.gov.uk) – various online resources.
Revised National Planning Policy Framework - https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/revised-national-planning-policy-framework
Planning Practice Guidance - https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/planning-practice-guidance