A-19.1 - Act respecting land use planning and development

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2.24. The metropolitan plan shall define policy directions, objectives and criteria to ensure the competitiveness and attractiveness of the territory of the metropolitan community, in keeping with sustainable development.
The policy directions, objectives and criteria shall concern
(1)  land transportation planning;
(2)  the protection and enhancement of the natural and built environment, and of landscapes;
(3)  the identification of any part of the territory of the metropolitan community that must be the subject of integrated land use and transportation planning;
(4)  the definition of minimum density levels according to the characteristics of the locality;
(5)  the development of agricultural activities;
(6)  the definition of territories reserved for optimal urbanization;
(7)  the identification of any part of the territory of the metropolitan community that is situated within the territory of two or more regional county municipalities and is subject to significant constraints for reasons of public security, public health or general well-being; and
(8)  the identification of any facility that is of metropolitan interest, and the determination of the site, use and capacity of any new such facility.
To support policy directions, objectives and criteria defined under the first paragraph with regard to a subject referred to in subparagraph 6 of the second paragraph, the plan may delimit any metropolitan perimeter.
To support policy directions, objectives and criteria defined under the first paragraph with regard to a subject referred to in any of subparagraphs 1 to 5, 7 and 8 of the second paragraph, the plan may also delimit any part of the territory and determine any location.
2010, c. 10, s. 3.