The text book for this course is The Environmental Law Handbook, (6th edition) which is available at the Co-op Bookshop. Its details are as follows:
The Environmental Law Handbook, edited by Peter Williams, Sixth edition, Pyrmont, NSW Thomson Reuters Professional, 2016
There are also a number of general texts covering the subject matter of this course, and the important ones are listed below. In addition to purchasing this text you should also purchase a scale ruler that covers between 1:100 and 1:500.
General texts that would be useful include:
Gurran, N., 2011 Australian urban land use planning: principles, systems and practice, Sydney University Press, Sydney.
Lyster R., Lipman. Z., Franklin. N., Wiffen. G., Pearson. L, 2009 Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales, Federation Press.
Thompson, S., 2007 Planning Australia, An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning
Cambridge University Press, Melbourne.
Students will be required to access key NSW legislative provisions covered in the unit:
- Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 as amended;
- Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation, 2000.
- Local Environmental Plans and State Environmental Planning Policies
Copies of this legislation (including all amendments) are available at: http://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au.
Students will also be asked to access information about the standard LEP template, integrated development approvals process, exempt and complying development and strategic planning for Sydney from the Department of Planning and Environment. Go to http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au.