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 (www.wcel.org/issues/urban/sbg), 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.
Protecting the Working Landscape of Agriculture : A Smart Growth Direction for Municipalities in British Columbia
Land, Land Use, Agriculture, British Columbia Bylaws and Policies
November 1, 2005
West Coast Environmental Law