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

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

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

Forewordxxiii
Prefacexxv
Contributorsxxvii
I.Overview
Chapter 1Overview of the Land Development Process
II.Feasibility and Site Analysis
II.AAllowable Use of Site
Chapter 2Comprehensive Planning and Zoning
Chapter 3Site Plan Ordinances, Subdivision Regulations, and Building Codes
Chapter 4Exactions, Infrastructure Enhancements, and Fees
Chapter 5Real Property Law
II.B.Site Analysis and Site Selection
Chapter 6Engineering Feasibility
Chapter 7Environmental Regulations
Chapter 8Environmental Site Assessments
Chapter 9Historic and Archaeologic Assessment
Chapter 10Market Analysis and Economic Feasibility
II.CRezoning
Chapter 11The Rezoning Process
III.Conceptual Design
Chapter 12Development Patterns and Principles
IV.Schematic Design
IV.ABase Map Preparation
Chapter 13Boundary Surveys for Land Development
Chapter 14Control Surveys
Chapter 15Topographic Surveys
IV.BRefinement of Previous Assumptions
Chapter 16Preliminary Engineering
Chapter 17Environmental and Natural Resources
Chapter 18Historic Preservation and Archeology
Chapter 19Environmental Considerations
V.Final Design
Chapter 20Suburban Street Design
Chapter 21Storm Drain Design
Chapter 22Design of Stormwater Management Facilities
Chapter 23Floodplain Studies
Chapter 24Grading and Earthwork
Chapter 25Wastewater Collection
Chapter 26Water Distribution
Chapter 27Wastewater Treatment
Chapter 28Water Supply and Treatment
Chapter 29Erosion and Sediment Control
Chapter 30Contract Documents and Specifications
Chapter 31Construction Cost Estimating
VI.Plan Submission and Permitting
Chapter 32Subdivision Submittals
Chapter 33Plan Submittal, Review, and Approval Process
Chapter 34Environmental Permits
VII.Construction
Chapter 35Construction Stakeout Surveys
Chapter 36Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy
VIII.Technical Appendices
Chapter 37Geospatial Data
Chapter 38Types of Drawings Used in Land Development
Chapter 39Soils
Chapter 40Case Study: Union Mills
Chapter 41Technical Appendix
Index1117

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