Cover art for Land Development Handbook, Fourth Edition
Mcgraw-Hill Book Co, May 2019
Hardcover, 896 pages
28.5cm × 21.6cm × 4.9cm

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The definitive guide to land development-fully updated to cover the latest industry advances.

This thoroughly revised resource lays out step-by-step approaches from feasibility, through design and into permitting stages of land development projects. The book offers a holistic view of the land development process for public and private project types - including residential, commercial, mixed-use and institutional. Land Development Handbook, Fourth Edition contains the latest information on green technologies and environmentally conscious design methods. Detailed technical appendices, revised graphics, and case studies round out the content included.

This edition covers:Due diligence, planning, and zoningReview procedures, building codes, and development costsEnvironmental and historical considerationsSite analysis and preliminary engineeringFeasibility studies and site inspectionsConceptual and schematic designSite selection, yield, and impact studiesFinal design processes and sample plansComponents of a site plan and the approval processSite grading, road design, and utility design Stormwater management and hydrologyErosion and sediment controlPermits, bonds, and construction documentsSoils, floodplain studies and stream restoration

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