LAWS 2015 ‑ Planning Law


The course introduces students to the planning process through study of the legal tools used to regulate the use of land. While the legal aspects of the planning process will dominate, students will also be expected to appreciate the perspective which planners bring to the subject. The course is usually composed of both law and planning students.There is consideration of the basic legal regime governing planning (including private law remedies, constitutional law and the role of the federal government, official plans, zoning by-laws, non-conforming uses, development permits and judicial review of planning decisions). 

Prerequisite(s): None. 
Co-requisite(s): Administrative Law (LAWS 2000) is recommended.
Assessment Method: Class participation, tests, and a written paper. This course does not fulfil the major paper requirement.
Restrictions: None.