Planning Law

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 28 hour course, no prerequisites

Exam­ines plan­ning law with spe­cif­ic con­sid­er­a­tion of Alber­ta leg­is­la­tion and case law; par­tic­u­lar­ly, land use bylaws, plan­ning doc­u­ments, and the roles of plan­ning and devel­op­ment author­i­ties. Legal aspects of the prepa­ra­tion of land use plan­ning doc­u­ments, issues of inter-munic­i­pal plan­ning, sub­di­vi­sion and con­do­mini­um approvals, effec­tive and enforce­able devel­op­ment agree­ments, envi­ron­men­tal con­sid­er­a­tions in land use and plan­ning, enforce­ment of land use bylaws, and devel­op­ment per­mits will also be explored. Valu­able insights will be learned about sub­di­vi­sion and devel­op­ment appeals, and in mak­ing pre­sen­ta­tions before Coun­cils and oth­er plan­ning and devel­op­ment authorities.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:

Overall Schedule
Lecture/Class Schedule
Jan 14Jan 15
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MST

Friday

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MST

Saturday

Sunday

Mar 4Mar 5
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MST

Friday

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MST

Saturday

Sunday

Mar 19 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

28 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Jeneane Grundberg

Your Instructor

Jeneane GrundbergID: jeneane-grundberg

Lorne Randa

Your Instructor

Lorne RandaID: lorne-randa

Alifeyah Gulamhusein

Your Instructor

Alifeyah GulamhuseinID: alifeyah-gulamhusein

Your Instructor

Derek KingID: derek-king

Derek King is the managing partner of Brownlee LLP’s Calgary office, where he also heads up the Southern Alberta Municipal Law team. He has more than 20 years of experience addressing a broad spectrum of municipal enforcement issues for clients in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Derek has worked extensively in the areas of Municipal Governance, Municipal Legislative and Policy Development, Emergency Management, Expropriation Law, and Municipal Litigation. He believes that a good lawyer has a passion for the law and a genuine interest in his or her clients. What motivates him daily with municipal law is that it always presents new challenges and novel issues.

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Department consent required to register. Please contact us at extnreg@ualberta.ca
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  • Online delivery
  • 28 hour course, no prerequisites


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