Land use planning for economic development: guide for municipalities
Questions and resources to help you create a land-use plan for different areas, from a remote or rural area to a downtown business district.
This guide outlines resources and questions to ask to help you develop a land-use plan for your community that incorporates economic development objectives. Questions and resources are organized by zone: rural resource zones, agricultural zones, natural areas and tourism destinations, suburban zones and downtown business districts.
- why land use planning is important to a community’s economic development
- questions to ask when creating a land-use plan in different areas
- planning resources
Author: Department of Municipal Affairs
Department: Municipal Affairs and Housing