Course detail

Urban Planning Legislation and Building Law

FAST-MZ001Acad. year: 2020/2021

Increasing the knowledge gained on the rules of administrative procedures and the Building Act. Public adminstration performance, administrative procedure, town and country planning, the building code, legal regulations related to the Building Act, general requirements for the utilization of the area, building documentation, technical requirements for structures, requirements ensuring barrierless use of the structure, environmental impact assessment, specified construction activities, authorization for their performance.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Basic knowledge of the Building Act and the rules of administrative procedure.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to the topic, interrelation of legal regulations in town and country planning and the building code.
2. Powers of the administrative authorities in town and country planning, state administration, self-administration.
3. Town and country planning, sustainable development, environmental impact assessment of concepts.
4. Town and country planning concept instruments, non-statutory planning materials, spatial development policy.
5. Creating the planning documentation, general requirements for area delimitation, general nature measures.
6. Planning related decisions, public law contract replacing the planning permission.
7. Requirements for the delimitation and use of grounds, requirements for siting structures.
8. Environmental impact assessment of projects.
9. A system of building offices, building permission related processes, special powers of the building office.
10. Building permit, public law contract replacing the building permit.
11. Building documentation, specified construction activities, authorization for their performance.
12. Authorization.
13. The legislation in technical requirements for structures, the legislation in general technical requirments for ensuring barrierless use of the structure.


Introduction to fundamental principles of spatial planning, system of landscape planning, processing and approval of planning documentation, introduction to urban economics, creation of preconditions for tenure of authorized civil engineer profession.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-MI (N) Bachelor's

    branch MI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer