Land Development Handbook

July 9, 2008|
Land Development Handbook by Dewberry
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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!
The Dewberry Companies is an A/E firm operating in 18 states. It was rated by Building Design and Construction magazine as one of the top 20 commercial design firms, and routinely appears in Engineering News-Record's annual list of the top 50 design firms.
Title:Land Development HandbookFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:11.3 X 8.9 X 1.83 inShipping dimensions:11.3 X 8.9 X 1.83 inPublished:July 9, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071494375

ISBN - 13:9780071494373

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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