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|This is a beginner course and is suitable for anyone who is interested in investigating a development site in the Brisbane City Council region. It requires some existing knowledge of using online tools. |
Helpful prior learning opportunity: https://learn.urpec.com.au/courses/using-town-planning-tools-brisbane-city-council/
|15 minutes. Completely online, start or stop any time you want and pick up where you left off.||Access to the internet. Multiple tabs will be required whilst completing the course exam.|
This short course will teach you how to undertake a critical analysis of a development site in the Brisbane City Council region from a town planner’s point of view. It will take you through the following key planning issues and provide helpful hints and tips along the way:
- Site investigation;
- Analysing site attributes;
- How to determine the slope of a property using online resources;
- Investigating character and hertiage buildings;
- Investigating Flood and Coastal Hazards;
- Investigating Biodiveristy and Enviornmental Significant features; and
- Other helpful red flags to look out for.
This short course has one ‘Lesson’ which includes a number of ‘Topics’ and an ‘Exam’ at the end.
This course is interactive and at times you will be required to have multiple windows open. We recommend completing it with a computer so you can navigate between the course and other websites.
Who wrote this course?
This course is co-presented by Steffan Town Planning and written by their Director Alexander Steffan. Alex has been working as a town planner since 2005 and has gained approval for over 2000 development applications throughout that time. He has worked on a range of developments from single carports right through to high-rise apartment developments, high-yielding subdivisions, and industrial/commercial uses. With a team of town planners based in East Brisbane, there almost isn’t a town planning issue that Alex or one of his team hasn’t encountered before.
To start this course, scroll down and click ‘Tools to Use’ to start this course.