Protecting the Working Landscape of Agriculture: A Smart Growth Direction for Municipalities in British Columbia

West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation, 2005

56 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2013

Date Written: November 2005

Abstract

This report details the range of tools local governments are using to protect the agricultural working landscape, and directs readers to specific examples of local government bylaws and policies. Its purpose is to encourage local governments to adopt effective tools for protecting the working agricultural landscape. This report is part of West Coast Environmental Laws Smart Bylaws Guide, a web-based resource that provides local governments and citizens with information on strategies local governments can adopt to create more compact, complete communities, and use tax dollars more efficiently.

Keywords: Land; Land use, British Columbia, Municipalities, Local Government, Smart Growth, Agriculture

Suggested Citation

Curran, Deborah, Protecting the Working Landscape of Agriculture: A Smart Growth Direction for Municipalities in British Columbia (November 2005). West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation, 2005 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2294669

Deborah Curran (Contact Author)

Faculty of Law ( email )

PO Box 1700
Victoria, British Columbia V8W2Y2
Canada
250-853-3105 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.uvic.ca/faculty_staff/faculty_directory/curran.php

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