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Code Drafting and the Law

In our complex legal society, understanding the basis of planning law and governing legislation is a must. The course begins with the building blocks of understanding codes, and goes on to explore how statutory authority and constitutional issues impact your everyday decisions. It concludes with a discussion of contemporary legal, quasi-legal and administrative practices. 

  • 66 Mins
  • Published
    2013
AICP CM
CNU-A

In our complex legal society, understanding the basis of planning law and governing legislation is a must. In this program, the many legal issues that confront planners are explored and debated. The course begins with the building blocks of understanding codes, and goes on to explore how statutory authority and constitutional issues impact your everyday decisions. It concludes with a discussion of contemporary legal, quasi-legal and administrative practices. This is a must take course for any planner, whether to refresh legal knowledge for CM Credit or to grasp the cornerstones of land use and zoning law.

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit, including 1 law credit. 

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1 CNU-A credit.