Land Development Support Services
Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. offers support to developers
in many facets of the development process from initial land
location to final development approval. LPG Urban & Regional
Planners, Inc. can provide services such as property location,
site, vegetative, access, amenities, and utilities analysis.
LPG Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. understand the application
process and have the experience to successfully determine
which applications are needed to realize the client’s vision
and guide them through the development review process. LPG
Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. can prepare preliminary
development sketches, yield analysis, preliminary development
plans, and site plans. LPG Urban & Regional Planners, Inc.
can also represent the client at public meetings and
coordinate with other design professionals.
Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. will provide assistance in
locating of a parcel or parcels of land that meets the clients
needs based on any criteria. Land can be targeted using
demographic, geographic, entitlement, transportation,
structural and physical features.
Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. can perform a site analysis of
a parcel of land. The site analysis would include a site
visit and research in house using many sources of information.
Some of the site features to be analyzed will include FLUCCS,
topography, soils, FEMA flood, wetlands, location, vegetation,
access, circulation, amenities, solar orientation, views, and
analysis includes adjacency to transportation corridors and
the property location as it relates to political jurisdiction
and the attendant regulations and adjacency. This analysis
would include zoning and land use designation.
Vegetative analysis looks at plant material on site that is
required to be preserved or can be used as a feature to
enhance the value of the property in a developed or
undeveloped state such as large or unusual specimen trees or
other unusual plants. Vegetative communities are identified
that will require preservation or mitigation or inclusion in
the design as features.
to the site will be analyzed to determine the safest point for
ingress and egress. This determination will be made by
analyzing the site distance on the adjacent roadways and
topography. Legal access will also be verified to determine
it a public street or easement connection is adequate to
support the proposed use.
Amenities are identified such as water frontage, open pastures
and wooded areas noted to be used in the preparation of the
preliminary development plan.
availability of utilities is of critical importance in today’s
development climate. LPG Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. will
determine the location and distance to utility services. This
information can be used to determine the development potential
of a parcel of land.
preliminary yield analysis examines the subject property as it
relates to the clients needs and the development regulations
that are enforced by the applicable government with
jurisdiction. LPG Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. can create
a map what will show any portion of the subject parcel that
are determined to be un-developable because of setbacks,
density or other criteria such as buffer areas, parking,
impervious surface ratio, floor area ratio and other
limitations. Close examination of these criteria allows
Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. to maximize the yield of a
preliminary development plan will depict a general layout of
the desired development on the site. This plan will be used
to determine proper adjacencies and interrelationships between
uses and natural features on the site. The Preliminary
development sketch incorporates all of the significant
features identified in the site analysis and incorporates them
into the site design. This development plan can be submitted
to the municipality or county for consideration by the various
reviewing and governing committees.
Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. can represent the developer at
the various stages of review. Meetings commonly attended
include Development Review Committee, Planning and Zoning,
City Commission, Board of County Commissioners. LPG Urban &
Regional Planners, Inc. can also represent our clients in
other public hearings as requested.
Urban & Regional Planners, Inc. can coordinate with civil
engineers, structural engineers, traffic engineers,
architects, landscape architects and other design
professionals to prepare for the client documents such as
Preliminary plat, Final Plat, Construction Plans, Site plans,
Landscape Planting and Buffer Plans, Irrigation Plans, and