Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
194417004108ONING LEGISLATIONElective242
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Discussing how urban planning decisions and implementation processes create a spatial construct in cities within the scope of zoning legislation; to give information about zoning practices in cities by presenting controversial concepts such as plan hierarchy and authority in planning, public interest and urban rent, with an analytical approach.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To have knowledge about the basic concepts of zoning law.
2To have knowledge about the hierarchy of city plans and authority in planning.
3To provide framework information by approaching the zoning legislation from a general point of view.
4To be able to understand the importance for the city by defining the concept of public benefit.
5To be able to analyze issues such as disaster management and urban transformation within the scope of zoning practices.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1City Planning Discipline and Its Importance for the City.
2Basic Concepts of Zoning Law I
3Basic Concepts of Zoning Law II
4Turkish Zoning Legislation I
5Turkish Zoning Legislation II
6Turkish Zoning Legislation III
7Midterm Exam Week
8Types of Plans and Authority in Zoning Legislation
9Zoning Plans Approval Process and Problems.
10Plan Making Methods
11Use of Geographic Information Systems in Planning
12Disaster Management and Zoning Practices
13Urban Transformation and Zoning Practices
14general evaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination125
Attending Lectures115
Self Study115
Individual Study for Homework Problems110
Individual Study for Mid term Examination115
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination170
Individual Study for Final Examination130
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures11414
Individual Study for Homework Problems11313
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination11212
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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