In Chapter 18, we take a detailed look at the levels of government that influence Real Estate within Canada. Real Estate owners want to know how they can use their property now and in the future. We take a look at how Municipal Restrictions and Planning Regulations, properties can be used in many ways. This is done with what is called the Official Community Plan (OCP).
No jurisdiction over Real Estate in the provinces unless it is very close to airports, railways, seaports, or First Nations Land
The Federal Government has no interest in the land between individuals.
Controls all property within its boundaries. The Provincial Government has handed down the majority of its responsibilities to local governments (municipal).
Local Municipal Governments – BC Government still maintains certain controls:
- Agricultural Land Commission
- Land Freeze
- 5 million hectares to be used only for Agriculture
- The only commission that has the power to remove land from the Land Freeze
- The government promised that they would never add more land to the Land Freeze
- Health Act
- Highways Act
- Official Community Plans (OCP)
- Long-range planning
- Federal Government
- Provincial Governement
- Local Municipal Governments
- Practical learning experience with live project work and examples.
- Zoning bylaws
- How to map the zoning
- Re-zoning procedure
- Board of variance
Related Course Material:
- Lectures 7
- Quizzes 3
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level Anyone
- Language English
- Students 84
- Assessments Yes