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Introduction to Planning

University of Westminster
Course summary
English
Part time
Nationwide
Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Introduction to Planning

The course provides a basic introduction to planning for non-planners, including what planning is, why we need it, the legal and policy framework for planning, and how it works in practice.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • built environment professionals working in property, housing, regeneration, urban design, architecture, environment and sustainability
  • planning support and administration staff
  • local authority customer services officers
  • elected councillors
  • members of voluntary sector organisations engaged in the planning process

Training Course Content

This course will focus on improving the knowledge and skills required to understand spatial planning and development management. 

We will cover the following topics:

  • permitted development
  • the planning application process
  • development plans and material considerations
  • localism and neighbourhood planning
  • planning for housing
  • planning obligations and the Community Infrastructure Levy
  • planning conditions
  • planning appeals

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University of Westminster

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University of Westminster

309 Regent Street
W1B 2HW London

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