Land Development Handbook

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-07-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The Definitive Guide to Land Development-Every Detail, Every Issue, Every SettingLand Development Handbookprovides a step-by-step approach to any type of project, from rural greenfield development to suburban infill to urban redevelopment. With the latest information regarding green technologies and design, the book offers you a comprehensive look at the land-development process as a whole, as well as a thorough view of individual disciplines. Plus, a bonus color insert reveals the extent to which land development projects are transforming our communities!This all-in-one guide provides in-depth coverage of: Environmental issues from erosion and sediment control and stormwater management to current regulatory controls for plan approval, permitting, and green building certification Comprehensive planning and zoning including new development models for mixed-use, transit-oriented, and conservation developments Enhanced approaches to community and political consensus building Technical design procedures for infrastructure components including roads and utilities with a new section on dry utilities Surveying tools and techniques focusing on the use of GPS and GIS to collect, present, and preserve data throughout the design process Plan preparation, submission, and processing with an emphasis on technologies available-from CAD modeling and design to electronic submissions, permit processing, and trackingSubjects include: Planning and zoning Real Property Law Engineering Feasibility Environmental Regulations Rezoning Conceptual and Schematic Design Development Patterns Control, Boundary, and Topographical Surveys Historic Assessment and Preservation Street and Utility Design Floodplain Studies Grading and Earthwork Water and Wastewater Treatment Cost Estimating Subdivision Process Plan Submittals Stormwater Management Erosion and Sediment Control And much more!

Author Biography

The Dewberry Companies, LLC is aleader in the land development industry, specializing for 50years in development and surveying services and clientfocusedproject delivery.

Table of Contents

Overview of the Land Development Process
Feasibility and Site Analysis
Comprehensive Planning and Zoning Site
Plan Ordinances, Subdivision Regulations, and Building Codes Exactions, Infrastructure Enhancements, and Fees
Real Property Law Engineering
Feasibility Environmental Regulations
Environmental Site Assessments
Historic and Archaeologic Assessment Market Analysis and Economic Feasibility
The Rezoning Process Conceptual Design Development Patterns and Principles
Schematic Design Boundary Surveys For Land Development Control Surveys
Topographic Surveys
Preliminary Engineering Environmental and Natural Resources
Historic Preservation and Archeology Environmental
Considerations Final Design Suburban Street
Design Storm Drain Design
Design of Stormwater
Management Facilities
Floodplain Studies
Grading and Earthwork Wastewater Collection
Water Supply and Treatment Erosion and Sediment Control
Dry Utilities Design Contract Documents and Specifications
Cost Estimating Subdivision Submittals Plan Submittal, Review and Approval Environmental Permits
Construction Stakeout
Surveys Building Permits and COO Soils
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