Legal Studies 479
Local Government Law in Alberta (OCW)

 

Legal Studies 479
Local Government Law in Alberta (OCW)

Legal Studies 479

Unit 7:  Land Use and Planning

Objectives

After completing this unit, you should be able to

  1. list the persons or bodies granted power under Part 17 of the Municipal Government Act and describe their powers and roles;
  2. list the planning documents that govern planning in municipalities and describe their functions;
  3. describe the process for subdivision and identify practical considerations for municipalities in the subdivision process;
  4. describe the types of uses contained in a land use bylaw and when municipalities may wish to use them;
  5. describe the appeal process for both subdivision and development appeals, including limitations on appeals to the Court of Appeal;
  6. describe the jurisdiction of the Municipal Government Board, including the process to appeal intermunicipal disputes;
  7. outline the impact of the Alberta Land Stewardship Act upon planning in Alberta; and
  8. describe how municipalities regulate construction within their jurisdiction.
Plus 15 skywalks in Calgary, Alberta.

Plus 15 skywalks in Calgary, Alberta. Author: Qyd. Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved April 4, 2012.

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