Municipal Law II

Expands on some of the top­ics intro­duced in Munic­i­pal Law I, and deep­ens stu­dents’ under­stand­ing of legal con­cepts, sys­tems, and prac­tices asso­ci­at­ed with local author­i­ty administration.

Course at a glance
  • Aimed at individuals who are currently working in positions with greater responsibilities within the local government field, as well as those working toward their Certified Local Government Manager designation.
  • Fully online asynchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Participate in online discussions with peers from all over Canada and expand your professional network.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the different legal requirements and limitations relating to municipal land use controls.
  • Understand the processes relating to access applications and privacy complaints under applicable municipal legislation.
  • Assess the ways in which basic contract principles apply to municipal agreements.
  • Review the legal requirements applicable to municipal financial planning, taxation, and budget process.
  • Compare and review relevant municipal legislation across Canada.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the legal context in which a municipal government operates.
Take note:

  • Municipal Law I (EXLGP 8202) is a prerequisite for this course.
  • All learning materials are provided through eClass.
  • This is one of four core courses required for the NACLAA Level II program.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Scheduled for Fall/Winter:

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