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Planning Law

Module code: LLMP 5202

Module description

Planning is a highly controversial topic that affects how people live, work and play involving political, environmental, social, cultural and economic dimensions.

This module provides a general understanding of the main parts of the legal planning framework in England which controls, regulates and facilitates the use of land. Planning law comprises of a range of primary legislation together with a considerable amount of secondary legislation and also supported by national policy, guidance and ministerial statements. The module includes the following topics:

  1. Introduction to planning law
  2. Development plans
  3. Development management
  4. Enforcement
  5. Appeals and judicial review
  6. Other planning issues

Contact hours per student per year

  • Tutorials: 3 hours
  • Other: Tutor available by email throughout the module duration

Assessments

  • Assignment 1: 40%
  • Assignment 2: 60%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books

 
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