Land Use Planning Geography of Canada www.CraigMarlatt.com/school
Land Use Planning • Types of Land Uses • The Evolution of a City • Local Government & Development • Revitalizing the Local Community
Types of Land Uses • What colour was most prominent on the previous slide? • The land uses do not all appear evenly.
Types of Land Uses • Specific land uses can be incredibly varied. In Canada, harsh climates have led to indoor shopping malls being built. • And at that, those indoor malls have taken on extraordinary shapes and sizes!
Types of Land Uses • As cities grow, they expand onto surrounding rural land, contributing to the loss of productive farmland and natural habitats.
Types of Land Uses • The Golden Horseshoe Greenbelt has been established to protect land from urban development in southern Ontario.
The Evolution of a City • As you add each stage of the evolution to your diagram, neatly label the reason for the expansion. Your final diagram will look like this but with labels
Local Government & Development • Town of Whitby Official Plan Map
Local Government & Development • Winchester Community Features
Local Government & Development • Winchester Subdivision Site Plan
Local Government & Development Residential Property Survey
Local Government & Development “Brooklin Estate” Artist’s Concept
Local Government & Development “Brooklin Estate” Floor Plan
Local Government & Development • YOU be the town planner!
Revitalizing the Local Community • In-class Field Trip • Select a Lot • Create a Business Plan • proposal • costs • maintenance • impact • Presentation