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28 - MUN - Municipality Services and Local Governance

MUN 113 - Land Utilization Planning

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MUN 113 15 August 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 113 10 October 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 113 05 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course explores the techniques, processes, and personal and professional skills required to effectively manage growth and land use change at the municipal level. Specific topics include growth and its local consequences; land use planning approaches; and implementation tools including innovative zoning and regulatory techniques, physical design, and natural systems integration.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the fundamental concepts of land use planning 
  • Being familiar with the merits of the previous land use planning proposals
  • Being able to oversee land use planning consultants in your community
  • Learning policies and tools for effective land use planning
  • Understanding the difference between planning commercial and residential areas

Who Should Attend?

  • City planning managers
  • Constructors
  • Supervisors
  • Those who are working in the field of urban planning
  • Anyone involved in the field

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction and overview of planning and civics 
  • History of land use planning 
  • Purposes of planning and trends 
  • Planning contributions to sustainable urban development
  • The land use planning regulatory framework 

Day 2

  • Plan formulation, submissions and hearings 
  • Institutions, policies and tools for effective land use planning
  • Rural and small town planning
  • Regional planning and regional growth strategies 
  • Growth management and smart growth 

Day 3

  • Community, local area and neighborhood planning 
  • Zoning 
  • Planning for residential uses and affordable housing
  • Integrating land use planning and infrastructure
  • Main street, downtown, strip and big box

Day 4

  • Commercial planning 
  • Permits and other regulatory mechanisms 
  • Public engagement 
  • Land use planning for environmental heritage issues
  • Urban design and structure planning

Day 5

  • Resource consent applications 
  • Central area controls 
  • Non- residential controls  
  • Enforcement, subdivision, utilities, designations and transport
  • Social equity and land use planning
  • Climate change and land use planning