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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Public Interest, Private Property: Law and Planning Policy in Canada

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ISBN13: 9780774829311
Published: November 2015
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Hardback
Price: £89.50

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When it comes to urban planning, to what extent and under what conditions should the community's interest prevail over the rights of private property owners?

Public Interest, Private Property addresses this question at a time when pollution, urban sprawl, and condo booms are forcing municipal governments to adopt prescriptive laws and regulations.

Case studies focus on spheres in which public values and private property rights collide - expropriation law, natural resources regulation, green development, more active debates on the values and interests currently shaping our cities.

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Other Jurisdictions , Canada
Foreword / David Miller
Introduction / Marcia Valiante and Anneke Smit
Part 1: Contextualizing Canadian Private Property and Public Planning
1. Private Property in Historical and Global Contexts and Its Lessons for Planning / Harvey M. Jacobs
2. Bumble Bees Cannot Fly, and Restrictive Covenants Cannot Run / Bruce Ziff
Part 2: Public Interest, Participation, and Planning Law
3. The Disappearance of Planning Law in Ontario / Stanley M. Makuch
4. In Search of the "Public Interest" in Ontario Planning Decisions / Marcia Valiante
Part 3: Recent Shifts in Canadian Urban Planning and Private Property
5. Transforming Toronto: Implementation and Impacts of Metropolitan-Scale Plans / Pierre Filion and Anna Kramer
6. Green Development: New Entanglements of Property, Planning, and the Public Interest / Deborah Curran
Part 4: Private Property, Natural Resources, and Planning
7. Private Tree Protection Bylaws: In the Public Interest? / Eran S. Kaplinsky
8. Planning for Potable Water: Public Interest and Property Rights / Jane Matthews Glenn
Part 5: Issues in Canadian Expropriation Law and Practice
9. Expropriation: The Raw Edge of the Conflict between Public and Private Interests / Stephen F. Waqué and Ian Mathany
10. Making Up for the Loss of "Home": Compensation in Residential Property Expropriation / Anneke Smit