Instructor(s): Arnold Weinrib

For graduate students, the course number is LAW7012HS.

This seminar examines selected problems in the area of community planning and land use regulation, with particular emphasis on the financial and economic aspects of the law. Topics include expropriation (procedure and compensation), the windfalls/wipeouts problem, municipal and infrastructure finance (property assessment and taxation; development charges), land use regulation and growth management (Ontario’s greenbelt legislation, zoning and subdivision controls), urban design and architectural controls, heritage building preservation, and conservation trusts). Other topics may be substituted for the above as the instructor's and students' interests dictate. Some sessions may be led by guest lecturers.

Evaluation
based on a single paper 6,250 – 7,000 words or two papers (totaling 3,125 – 3,500 words) for 90% of the grade, and class participation (10%).

At a Glance

Second Term
Credits
3
Hours
2
Perspective course

Enrolment

Maximum
25
15 JD
5 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U
5 Planning students

Schedule

T: 2:10 - 4:00