Municipal Law II

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 39 hour course, no prerequisites

Expands on some of the top­ics intro­duced in Munic­i­pal Law I, and deep­ens stu­dents’ under­stand­ing of legal con­cepts, sys­tems, and prac­tices asso­ci­at­ed with local author­i­ty administration.

Course at a glance
  • Aimed at individuals who are currently working in positions with greater responsibilities within the local government field, as well as those working toward their Certified Local Government Manager designation.
  • Fully online asynchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Participate in online discussions with peers from all over Canada and expand your professional network.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the different legal requirements and limitations relating to municipal land use controls.
  • Understand the processes relating to access applications and privacy complaints under applicable municipal legislation.
  • Assess the ways in which basic contract principles apply to municipal agreements.
  • Review the legal requirements applicable to municipal financial planning, taxation, and budget process.
  • Compare and review relevant municipal legislation across Canada.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the legal context in which a municipal government operates.
Take note:

  • Municipal Law I (EXLGP 8202) is a prerequisite for this course.
  • All learning materials are provided through eClass.
  • This is one of four core courses required for the NACLAA Level II program.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.


Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Weekday daytime
Jan 11, 2021Apr 9, 2021
Class info
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Open for registration until January 11, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.



  • 1 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 39 hour course, no prerequisites

Summer & Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Summer & Fall terms.

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