An Overview of Land-Use Planning
Within urban and rural communities, geography plays a critical role in development of the built environment. Urban planners must rely on knowledge of geographic space when deciding how best to manage growth. As the cities of the world grow and more rural land is developed, ensuring smart growth and practical environmental management are necessary goals.
Before any kind of planning and development can happen, funds must be collected from the public and a set of rules is needed to clarify the process.