Land Development Handbook

by Sidney O. Dewberry







ISBN-13: 9780071494373

ISBN-10: 71494375

The Definitive Guide to Land Development-Every Detail, Every Issue, Every SettingLand 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 certificationComprehensive planning and zoning including new development models for mixed-use, transit-oriented, and conservation developmentsEnhanced approaches to community and political consensus buildingTechnical design procedures for infrastructure components including roads and utilities with a new section on dry utilitiesSurveying tools and techniques focusing on the use of GPS and GIS to collect, present, and preserve data throughout the design processPlan 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 zoningReal Property LawEngineering FeasibilityEnvironmental RegulationsRezoningConceptual and Schematic DesignDevelopment PatternsControl, Boundary, and Topographical SurveysHistoric Assessment and PreservationStreet and Utility DesignFloodplain StudiesGrading and EarthworkWater and Wastewater TreatmentCost EstimatingSubdivision ProcessPlan SubmittalsStormwater ManagementErosion and Sediment ControlAnd much more!

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