Land use is the practice of determining how to build on, conserve, or otherwise alter land, as well as how to distribute resources and regulate development. Land use decisions dictate urban growth, development patterns, and density through infrastructure networks, zoning codes, and regulations. Key in on the latest debates in land use regulation and zoning, such as the evolution from land use-based codes to form-based codes, with Planetizen Courses that will help you understand where land use policies come from and where they're going.