Land Development Handbook

Land Development Handbook

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The Definitive Guide to Land Development-Every Detail, Every Issue, Every Setting Land Development Handbook provides 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 tracking Subjects 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!... basic requirements for, 16a€“18 for floodplains, 350a€“355 in history, 7 operations and maintenance in, 870 philosophies of, ... 760 Landfills: ground water contamination from, 1021 methane in, 334 Landforms, contour line patterns for, 545 Land ... 702 Materials and Resources credits, 762, 763 postconstruction project management and, 759, 870 Project Checklist, ... 909, 910 Liens, 111 Life estate, 103 Lift station, 622, 623 Light detection and ranging (LiDAR): in aerial surveys, 877, anbsp;...

Title:Land Development Handbook
Author:Dewberry & Davis
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2008-07-06


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