Land Development



Features
September 01, 2002

Seeking to restore 'scenic equilibrium' to the shores of Lake Tahoe, the same regional agency that re-cently won a long-running property rights case is flexing its muscle again.

Features
August 01, 2002

Now that the fees charged to a builder in a Livermore, Calif., project have topped $100,000, the natural question is how high they are everywhere else?

Features
July 01, 2002

For years now, new and higher impact fees have been the nemesis of home building associations in most places across the country.

Features
April 01, 2002

Florida home builders would have been subject to penalties of as much as $1,000 a day for missing promised delivery dates on new homes under a bill recently introduced by state Sen. Betty Holzendorf, a Jacksonville Democrat.

Features
February 01, 2002

The American Planning Association’s Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook could prompt states to review and change planning and land-use laws.

Features
February 01, 2002

A phone call, a fax and a drive out to the site are the usual ways builders commonly track the progression of land development.

Features
February 01, 2002

For the many builders who view New Urbanism as a passing fad, evidence to the contrary is pouring in.

Features
February 01, 2002

The effort to merge the three major building codes — BOCA (Building Officials and Code Administrators), ICBO (International Conference of Building Officials) and SBCCI (Southern Building Code Congress International) — under one umbrella, the Internatio...

Features
December 01, 2001

If hearing about sprawl day in and day out makes you sick, you won’t like what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in Creating a Healthy Environment: The Impact of the Built Environment on Public Health

Features
November 01, 2001

How a new study helps debunk the cost-of-growth myth, once and for all.

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