18 August

Project Approvals

Why A Specific Plan? In a previous post, we mentioned that a project approval may be for a “specific plan”, which does not provide for street and lot layouts like a tentative tract map, but yet it can be a …

01 August

Land Planning

Why Cluster Lots In A Site Plan? When the site plan design begins, the lot sizes and dimensions are driven by the zoning standards that are designated for your property.  As example, the zoning may dictate that every lot must …

25 April

Site Planning

What Are Setbacks? The local jurisdiction adopts zoning ordinances which provides various zoning standards such as density, height, minimum lot size, and lot dimensions.  Another key zoning standard is the “setback” from the property lines, which dictates how the proposed …

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