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Land Use Planning in the Northwest Territories

Land Use Planning in the Northwest Territories

The GNWT’s Regional Land Use Planning Guidelines are part of the government’s strategic framework for land use planning that is currently under development. The Guidelines set clear criteria and establish expectations for Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act land use planning partners. The document has three parts:


1.0 Introduction: Provides context for regional land use planning in the Mackenzie Valley, a background on the process of land use planning, and a summary of existing plans and processes.

2.0 Review and approval of land use plans: Explains the role of the GNWT in plan approvals, departmental roles and responsibilities, communications, and the list of criteria for review.

3.0 Implementing approved land use plans: Describes the GNWT role in implementation, departmental roles and responsibilities, and communications.