Learn the ESSENTIALS of Urban Planning
Eric Aderneck
January 22nd 2024
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST

Learn the ESSENTIALS of Urban Planning!

Three Monday Evenings Live Online Course on Jan 22, Jan 29, Feb 5, 6:00 to 8:30 pm 

For non-planners or future-planners. A live online interactive class to learn the essentials of urban planning concepts, terms, issues and how it contributes to city building.

Delivered by practicing professional planner Eric Aderneck, RPP, MPL, BCOM, DULE, who teaches urban planning courses at Langara College, Simon Fraser University, and the Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley Real Estate Boards, receive an expert introduction to urban planning and how it contributes to building sustainable and vibrant communities.

In this class you will learn what urban planning is (aka city planning, land use planning, community planning), why we plan, types of plans, define land uses and calculate densities, and how plans are prepared and implemented. And about transportation and land use connection, planning for housing, and infrastructure / utility considerations for land development. Additionally, the roles of planners, stakeholders, and decision-makers in planning and development processes.

We'll explain planning concepts, principles, terms, and current issues, and how municipal plans and policies interconnectedly influence real estate development, transportation systems, and other urban matters, with local Vancouver examples. We will consider planning at different scales, at the site, neighbourhood, city, and regional levels, and review the application of land use tools, such as: plans, policies, bylaws, zoning, subdivision, and other approvals.

Specifically, the 7.5-hour (over three evenings) online live interactive class covers the following components:

  • The Need for Planning
  • Planning and Sustainability
  • Land Uses and Densities
  • Types of Land Use Plans
  • The Process of Plan-Making
  • Regulating Land Uses
  • Actors and Public Engagement
  • Land Development Process
  • Transportation / Land Use Connection
  • Planning for Housing
  • Infrastructure / Utilities

More info: www.LearnPlanning.ca and https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericaderneck



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