18 July

Land Planning

Public vs Private Streets? In most site plans and tract maps, I would think that the streets are designed to be “public”, which means that the local jurisdiction will accept the future maintenance responsibility.  If the streets are “private”, it …

16 July

Homeowner Associations

HOA – Is It Necessary? It seems that most residential developments have a homeowners’ association established, especially if you compared to developments from decades ago.  I would like to think that there are essentially two reasons or purposes for an …

11 July

Land Planning

Right-of-Way Dedications? In our last post, we talked about rules of thumb for density relative to lot sizes and product types.  But one key point to remember, particularly with infill projects, is that you need to factor in the loss …

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