Is a municipality required to approve a plan of subdivision before the Registrar can register it?

Alberta, Canada

The following excerpt is from Taylor v. Alberta (Registrar, South Alberta Land Registration District), 2003 ABQB 821 (CanLII):

Therefore, in the normal course, these statutes provide that a municipality must grant subdivision approval before the Registrar may register a plan of subdivision. This authority is exercised pursuant to the Province’s jurisdiction over property and civil rights under s. 92(13) of the Constitution Act, 1867. JUDICIAL REVIEW v. SECTION 184 L.T.A.

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