Land Development



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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...

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February 01, 2002

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

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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

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November 01, 2001

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

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November 01, 2001

New laws complicate California’s already tough entitlement situation.

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November 01, 2001

I magine that a new state law requires your local government to streamline the subdivision approval process, making it easier for you to develop land and build homes.

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November 01, 2001

Never let it be said you can’t learn something in sixth-grade social studies — no matter what your age.

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October 01, 2001

Counties and local governments in the Chicago area were recently put on notice -- ensure that their residential development fees conform with state laws or face an imminent threat of litigation

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October 01, 2001

Proposed regulatory changes for wetlands development activities would bring almost no flexibility or regulatory relief to the Clean Water Act Section 404 program and would modify only slightly the onerous wetlands Nationwide Permit (NWP) restrictions i...

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August 01, 2001

Rezmar makes its name building in emerging neighborhoods of Chicago.

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