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URP 503 – Comparative Planning Institutions and Law

Description

This course provides a general overview of the legal aspects of urban and regional planning, including institutional structures, sources of and limits on legal authority, and traditional and evolving approaches to land use and development control. The principle focus of the course will be on the relationships between planning as a public policy-making process and the laws that authorize, implement, and constrain planning initiatives. The focus of this course will be on providing an international comparative survey of institutions and law.

Meets

Mon, Wed 10:30am-12:00pm 2210 A&AB

Faculty

Ana Paula Pimentel Walker

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