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Learn about land use ordinances to establish zoning and subdivision regulations, and city land acquisition through dedication, negotiation and eminent domain. Regulations and acquisition are the two basic methods of city land use control.
Use this model document with the discussion on Comprehensive Planning, Land Use and City Owned Land:
Establishing a Planning Commission, LMC model ordinance (doc)