280.147 Land Use and Building Regulation Planning
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to interpret and apply detailed development plans and land use plans. In detail, they habe following relevant competences:

  • content of such plans, symbology, possibilities for regulation
  • admissability/obligation to creat/amend detailed development plans and land use plans
  • constitutional relevance of such plans

Subject of course

Building on the teaching content of previous courses (in particular Land Law  and Spatial Planning Law), the basics of spatial planning law, procedures and legal effects of zoning and development plans as well as building regulations are covered within this lecture. Based on the current jurisdiction of the supreme courts regarding zoning and development plans, the municipal planning discretion concerning specific regulations, the legal possibilities of citizens (especially the rights regarding the landowners), as well as planning conflicts and solutions are discussed. The interactions with other planning instruments will be elaborated, in particular regarding planning contracts and land reallocation. Furthermore, regulations of building codes (e.g. Lower Austria) such as the provisions of the arrangement of structures on properties, the determination of building heights, the regulation of traffic development, various usability regulations, etc. are presented and discussed. In addition, differences in the specifications regarding building regulations of the federal states based on actual projects (usability figures, plan symbol ordinances, etc.) are presented within this lecture. Finally, exemplary legally binding development plans are shown and the scope for interpretation regarding the structural and spatial formulation is discussed. Students are supported in drafting a development plan based on the design concepts developed in Project 1.

Teaching methods

The course will be held fully in distance learning mode!

The course uses a set of methods to measure up to the defined course foramt:

  • 4 plenary sessions with lectures and discussions
  • individual preparation and solving task for the plenary online sessions
  • individual preparation on supreme court decisions and active participation in online sessions


Mode of examination


Additional information


The Registration will be confirmed after the Kick-Off meeting and you'll be granted access to the TUWEL course.



Course dates

Thu13:00 - 14:0004.03.2021 LVA vai GoToMeeting (LIVE)Kick-Off, Introduction and Registration
Thu14:00 - 16:0004.03.2021 LVA via GoToMeeting (LIVE)Plenum - Bebauungsplanung I
Thu13:00 - 15:0011.03.2021 - 25.03.2021 LVA via GoToMeeting (LIVE)Plenum - Bebauungsplanung II
Thu13:00 - 14:3015.04.2021 - 27.05.2021 LVA via GoToMeeting (LIVE)FWP - Übungsteil, Einheit 1
Thu13:00 - 17:0015.04.2021 - 24.06.2021Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Land Use and Building Regulation Planning - Single appointments
Thu04.03.202113:00 - 14:00 LVA vai GoToMeetingKick-Off, Introduction and Registration
Thu04.03.202114:00 - 16:00 LVA via GoToMeetingPlenum - Bebauungsplanung I
Thu11.03.202113:00 - 15:00 LVA via GoToMeetingPlenum - Flächenwidmungsplanung I
Thu18.03.202113:00 - 15:00 LVA via GoToMeetingPlenum - Flächenwidmungsplanung II
Thu25.03.202113:00 - 15:00 LVA via GoToMeetingPlenum - Bebauungsplanung II
Thu15.04.202113:00 - 14:30 LVA via GoToMeetingFWP - Übungsteil, Einheit 1
Thu15.04.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Thu22.04.202113:00 - 14:30 LVA via GoToMeetingFWP - Übungsteil, Einheit 2
Thu22.04.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Thu29.04.202113:00 - 14:30 LVA via GoToMeetingFWP - Übungsteil, Einheit 3
Thu29.04.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Thu06.05.202113:00 - 14:30 LVA via GoToMeetingFWP - Übungsteil, Einheit 4
Thu06.05.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Thu20.05.202113:00 - 14:30 LVA via GoToMeetingFWP - Übungsteil, Einheit 5
Thu20.05.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Thu27.05.202113:00 - 14:30 LVA via GoToMeetingFWP - Übungsteil, Einheit 6
Thu27.05.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Thu10.06.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Thu17.06.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur
Thu24.06.202113:00 - 17:00Seminarraum EBEG-2 Korrektur

Examination modalities


Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.02.2021 00:00 03.03.2021 23:59 04.03.2021 13:00

Registration modalities



The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning 4. Semester


Alle benötigten Unterlagen werden über den TUWEL Kurs zur Verfügung gestellt.

Previous knowledge

The course is especially designed for students that have already participated in the project P1.


  • Attendance Required!