Urban and Regional Planning

Term: Winter 2024
Section: 1
Class Number: 34946
Credits: 3
Required: Yes
Elective: Yes
Course Brief

/ URP 503

Comparative Planning Institutions and Law

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.

This course is pre-approved as a MUD Directed Elective in the Policy, Law, and Institutions category.


Tue, Thu 10:00-11:30am  2108 A&AB


Ana Paula Pimentel Walker