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Posted: January 24, 2020

CITY101: Planning for Non-Planners

SFU The City Program
Last September, 42 professionals gathered in Vancouver for CITY101—Planning for Non-Planners—a first-of-its-kind course exploring the fundamentals of urban planning.

In this course, you will learn about the matters, purpose and practice of urban planning in Canada, British Columbia, and the Metro Vancouver region. This course offers a special focus on planning and development issues in the region, and the planners’ role in building cities. You will explore the interrelationships between the physical, environmental, economic, social, and built considerations in planning at the site, neighbourhood, city, and regional scales.

The course will include defining urban planning and planning theory and history, explaining why we need to plan the physical environment. It outlines the role of participants, stakeholders, and decision-makers in the planning and development processes. This will include a review of the regulatory hierarchies, and the application of land use tools, including: plans, policies, bylaws, development permitting, and other approvals.

Dates: Mondays, from March 2-16, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Location: SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre
Cost: $315.00

Your next opportunity to dive into urban planning starts March 2. Seats are filling up quickly, click here to register now!
Contact
Ryan Noakes
778-782-5254
city@sfu.ca
https://www.sfu.ca/city

Date: March 2 - 16, 2020
Event Type: Course
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
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