Table of Contents


Introduction and the Legal Context for Land-Use Planning

Chapter 1: The Planning Enterprise

Chapter 2: Some Leading Cases

Chapter 3: Sources of Authority: Common Law

Chapter 4: Sources of Authority: Federal-Level Powers and the Constitution Acts

Chapter 5: Sources of Authority: Provincial-Level Land-Use Planning Powers

Chapter 6: Sources of Authority: Municipal Planning Statutes

Chapter 7: How to Get around Zoning

Chapter 8: Public Participation and Fairness

Chapter 9: Appeals and Judicial Review

Chapter 10: Economic Aspects

Chapter 11: Sustainability

Appendix A: Residential Real Estate Purchase — Handout regarding Land Use Matters

Appendix B: Sample Set of Provincial Statutes Pertaining to Land Use

Appendix C: Land-Use Planning Resources


Table of Cases


About the Author

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