Land Development Handbook / Edition 2

Land Development Handbook / Edition 2

by The Dewberry Companies, Sidney Dewberry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071375252

ISBN-13: 9780071375252

Pub. Date: 03/29/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Once a relatively simple matter, land development has today become a complicated art and science unto itself, and one that has wide implications for entire urban economies. The many factors involved are enough to challenge the savviest engineer, planner, surveyor, architect, attorney, developer or any professional who must navigate the confusing maze the land…  See more details below

Overview

Once a relatively simple matter, land development has today become a complicated art and science unto itself, and one that has wide implications for entire urban economies. The many factors involved are enough to challenge the savviest engineer, planner, surveyor, architect, attorney, developer or any professional who must navigate the confusing maze the land development process has become.

Written by one of the nation's premier consulting firms, this new edition delivers up-to-date coverage of planning, engineering, and surveying...all with over 700 illustrations, including diagrams, detailed drawings, plats, and reports generated at the various design stages, as well as charts, tables, and more. You'll find a thorough description of the design and approval process for residential, commercial, and retail land development projects and access to valuable bottom-line information on:

Environmental issues, including erosion and sediment control, storm water management, environmental impact studies and assessments, and water quality

Types of local regulations; where to get necessary project approval; what to expect during the process Site analysis and selection criteria for feasibility studies Technical information on the design of suburban infrastructure components such as water treatment and supply systems, sanitary sewer systems, storm drain systems, and roads

The complete spectrum of surveying methods, including Global Positioning System Surveys and Geographic Information Systems

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071375252
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/29/2002
Series:
Handbook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1124
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 11.14(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
IOverview
Ch. 1Overview of the Land Development Process
IIFeasibility and Site Analysis
Ch. 2Comprehensive Planning and Zoning
Ch. 3Site Plan Ordinances, Subdivision Regulations, and Building Codes
Ch. 4Exactions, Infrastructure Enhancements, and Fees
Ch. 5Real Property Law
Ch. 6Engineering Feasibility
Ch. 7Environmental Regulations
Ch. 8Environmental Site Assessments
Ch. 9Historic and Archaeologic Assessment
Ch. 10Market Analysis and Economic Feasibility
Ch. 11The Rezoning Process
IIIConceptual Design
Ch. 12Development Patterns and Principles
IVSchematic Design
Ch. 13Boundary Surveys for Land Development
Ch. 14Control Surveys
Ch. 15Topographic Surveys
Ch. 16Preliminary Engineering
Ch. 17Environmental and Natural Resources
Ch. 18Historic Preservation and Archaeology
Ch. 19Environmental Considerations
VFinal Design
Ch. 20Suburban Street Design
Ch. 21Storm Drain Design
Ch. 22Design of Stormwater Management Facilities
Ch. 23Floodplain Studies
Ch. 24Grading and Earthwork
Ch. 25Wastewater Collection
Ch. 26Water Distribution
Ch. 27Wastewater Treatment
Ch. 28Water Supply and Treatment
Ch. 29Erosion and Sediment Control
Ch. 30Contract Documents and Specifications
Ch. 31Construction cost Estimating
VIPlan Submission and Permitting
Ch. 32Subdivision Submittals
Ch. 33Plan Submittal, Review, and Approval Process
Ch. 34Environmental Permits
VIIConstruction
Ch. 35Construction Stakeout Surveys
Ch. 36Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy
VIIITechnical Appendices
Ch. 37Geospatial Data
Ch. 38Types of Drawings Used in Land Development
Ch. 39Soils
Ch. 40Case Study: Union Mills
Ch. 41Technical Appendix
Index

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