Land use Planning made Plain by Hok-Lin LeungLand use Planning made Plain by Hok-Lin Leung

Land use Planning made Plain

byHok-Lin Leung

Paperback | March 15, 2003

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Land Use Planning Made Plain is a practical guide for planners, administrators, politicians, developers, property owners, and the general public on how to make and implement land use decisions. It seeks to develop a set of coherent planning principles by drawing out useful and generally applicable elements from various systems and approaches.

Hok-Lin Leung's focus is on planning at the city level, and he has organized the text according to the logical sequence of plan-making: justifications for making a land use plan, a plan for plan-making, planning goals, information, analysis, synthesis, and implementation. He addresses major debates in land planning today, including controversial material, and concludes with suggestions on the qualifications and qualities of a land use planner. By encouraging a shared understanding of the purpose, analytic skills and substantive considerations of plan-making - as well as the ways and means of plan-implementation - this book helps the planner to become more responsible and responsive to the many issues surrounding land use and its important role in addressing human needs.

Hok-Lin Leung is Director and Professor at the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen's University.
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Title:Land use Planning made PlainFormat:PaperbackPublished:March 15, 2003Publisher:University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing DivisionLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0802085520

ISBN - 13:9780802085528

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'This completely revised edition of Land Use Planning Made Plain maintains Leung's avowed intent of producing a short uncluttered textbook covering current practice. Totally new sections on environment, transportation, infrastructure, GIS, the pros and cons of mixed uses, conflict resolution, public-private partnerships and new roles for the planner are delivered in Leung's crisp no-nonsense style. An excellent base text.' - Jeanne M. Wolfe, School of Urban Planning, McGill University