Theory and practice of land-use management 211

Module code TPU 211
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Theoretical component: A brief history of land use management in South Africa; rationale for land use management; principles of good land use management in the context of transformation and development imperatives in post-apartheid South Africa, global environmental change, new economic geography, procedural, substantive and intergenerational justice and development economics; critique of land use management; ethics of land use management; the characteristics of an appropriate land use management system that advances transformation, sustainability, resilience, equity, inclusiveness and integration in South Africa; the link between land use management and strategic spatial planning; international and South African examples of land use management systems; the future of land use management. Practical component: Generic components of land use and land development applications and procedures including township establishment in terms of current legislation; practical exercises in the preparation, submission, processing and evaluation of land use management applications; policy preparation in terms of land use management systems that advance equity, resilience, inclusiveness, sustainability and integration; appeals; introduction to Environmental Impact Studies (EIAs)

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Town and Regional Planning
Period of presentation Semester 1

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