Land Development Procedures for New Construction


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Any land development located on or near wetlands would require that a permit be issued and is regulated by the _____.

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1. If a developer is not sure if there is or has been toxic materials or hazardous wastes located on a property, he or she must contact a professional engineering company to conduct an assessment that must meet the standards set by the _____.

2. The _____ of a property is to determine what the most reasonable, probable and legal use of vacant land or property is and to determine that it is physically possible, financially feasible and results in the highest value.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about land development for new builds by taking this assessment. These questions will quickly quiz you on key points and factors regarding this type of construction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo tests you on the following:

  • Who the governing body is that handles situations when a new development will be built near wetlands
  • What the determining feature of a piece of land is to see if you can and should purchase it
  • Who sets the standards for when a piece of land was potentially a storage site for toxic wastes
  • Something geologists aren't always able to accomplish in relation to sinkholes
  • Cost factor a developer should think about when they want to purchase a piece of land

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about land development governing bodies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding geologists and sinkholes
  • Making connections - use your understanding of land development to answer questions about purchasing vacant lots

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out the lesson entitled Land Development Procedures for New Construction to learn more on this topic. This lesson helps you continue your studies in:

  • How developers must deal with utility lines
  • Identifying impact fees
  • Definition of 'wetland'