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10Urban Design Plans
16Neighborhood Plans
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLANS
Economic Development Plans25
Parks and Open-Space Plans27
PARKS AND OPEN-SPACE PLANS
30Critical and Sensitive Areas Plans
CRITICAL AND SENSITIVE AREAS PLANS
Stakeholder Identification35
STAKEHOLDER IDENTIFICATION
Computer-Based Public Participation47
COMPUTER-BASED PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
68Floodplains and Riparian Corridors
FLOODPLAINS AND RIPARIAN CORRIDORS
74Beach and Dune Systems
BEACH AND DUNE SYSTEMS
Estuaries,Flats,and Marshes77
ESTUARIES,FLATS,AND MARSHES
SOILS CLASSIFICATION AND MECHANICS
Soils Classification and Mechanics81
Habitat Patches,Corridors,and Matrix83
HABITAT PATCHES,CORRIDORS,AND MATRIX
Biodiversity Protection85
BIODIVERSITY PROTECTION
90Erosion and Sedimentation
EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION
Hurricanes and Coastal Storms93
HURRICANES AND COASTAL STORMS
Hazardous Materials105
108Tsunamis and Seiches
110Noise and Vibration
PLAN:SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED
PLAN:SINGLE-FAMILY ATTACHED
PLAN:MULTIFAMILY LOW-RISE
PLAN:MULTIFAMILY MID-RISE
128Manufactured Housing
134Elementary,Middle,and High Schools
ELEMENTARY,MIDDLE,AND HIGH SCHOOLS
150Hierarchy of Streets and Roads
HIERARCHY OF STREETS AND ROADS
Street Networks and Street Connectivity153
STREET NETWORKS AND STREET CONNECTIVITY
Vehicle Turning Radii157
Traffic Calming159
TRAFFIC CALMING
Pedestrian-Friendly Streets163
172Multiuser Trails
MULTIUSER TRAILS
176Transit Systems
TRANSIT SYSTEMS
UTILITIES
184Wastewater
WASTEWATER
186Stormwater Runoff and Recharge
STORMWATER RUNOFF AND RECHARGE
190Water Supply
WATER SUPPLY
194Types of Parks
TYPES OF PARKS
200Greenways and Trails
Playgrounds207
PLAYGROUNDS
REGIONS
Region
NEIGHBORHOODS
230Neighborhood Centers
Historic Districts233
HISTORIC DISTRICTS
Waterfronts237
WATERFRONTS
ARTS DISTRICTS
244Industrial Parks
INDUSTRIAL PARKS
246Office Parks
OFFICE PARKS
248Main Streets
MAIN STREETS
254Transit-Oriented Development
Conservation Development257
CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT
Urban Analysis265
URBAN ANALYSIS
270Scale and Density
SCALE AND DENSITY
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design—LEED283
LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN—LEED
HOUSING NEEDS ASSESSMENT
308Parks,Recreation,and Open-Space Needs Assessment
PARKS,RECREATION,AND OPEN-SPACE NEEDS ASSESSMENT
310Environmental Impact Assessment
Traffic Impact Studies317
320Mapping Data Overview
MAPPING
322Aerial Photographs and Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS AND DIGITAL ORTHOPHOTO QUADRANGLES
U.S.Geological Survey Topographic Maps323
U.S.GEOLOGICAL SURVEY TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS
328Property Maps in Modern Cadastres
PROPERTY MAPS IN MODERN CADASTRES
Census Data and Demographic Mapping329
CENSUS DATA AND DEMOGRAPHIC MAPPING
Remote Sensing and Satellite Image Classification331
REMOTE SENSING AND SATELLITE IMAGE CLASSIFICATION
Geographic Information Systems333
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
336Visualization Overview
338Montage Visualization
340Three-Dimensional Visualization
THREE-DIMENSIONAL VISUALIZATION
342Visual Preference Techniques
VISUAL PREFERENCE TECHNIQUES
Planning Law Overview347
PLANNING LAW OVERVIEW
348Property Rights,Police Power,Nuisance,and Vested Rights
PROPERTY RIGHTS,POLICE POWER,NUISANCE,AND VESTED RIGHTS
350Due Process and Equal Protection
DUE PROCESS AND EQUAL PROTECTION
352Freedom of Religion and Expression
FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND EXPRESSION
Eminent Domain,Takings,and Exactions355
EMINENT DOMAIN,TAKINGS,AND EXACTIONS
358Federal Legislation
FEDERAL LEGISLATION
362State Enabling Legislation
STATE ENABLING LEGISLATION
364Zoning Regulation
ZONING REGULATION
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
370Planned Unit Development
372Innovations in Local Zoning Regulations
INNOVATIONS IN LOCAL ZONING REGULATIONS
SIGN REGULATION
Urban Growth Areas379
URBAN GROWTH AREAS
382Development impact Fees
DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES
Transfer and Purchase of Development Rights383
TRANSFER AND PURCHASE OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS
386Farmland Preservation
FARMLAND PRESERVATION TOOLS
Land Evaluation and Site Assessment389
LAND EVALUATION AND SITE ASSESSMENT
390Viewshed Protection
Historic Structures395
Tax Increment Financing403
TAX INCREMENT FINANCING
406Financing Methods and Techniques
FINANCING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES
Financial Planning and Analysis:The Pro Forma409
FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS:THE PRO FORMA
430Graphic Symbols and Drawing Annotations
GRAPHIC SYMBOLS AND DRAWING ANNOTATIONS
GRAPHIC SYMBOLS AND DRAWING ANNOTATIONS
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Planning and Urban Design Standards

Planning and Urban Design Standards

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Published by Wiley
The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design


Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design.

Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition is packed with more than 1,400 informative illustrations and includes the latest rules of thumb for designing and evaluating any land-use scheme--from street plantings to new subdivisions. Students find real help understanding all the practical information on the physical aspects of planning and urban design they are required to know, including:
* Plans and plan making
* Environmental planning and management
* Building types
* Transportation
* Utilities
* Parks and open space, farming, and forestry
* Places and districts
* Design considerations
* Projections and demand analysis
* Impact assessment
* Mapping
* Legal foundations
* Growth management preservation, conservation, and reuse
* Economic and real estate development

Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information for various types of plans, environmental factors and hazards, building types, transportation planning, and mapping and GIS. In addition, expert advice guides readers on practical and graphical skills, such as mapping, plan types, and transportation planning.
The new student edition of the definitive reference on urban planning and design


Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition is the authoritative and reliable volume designed to teach students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design.

Edited from the main volume to meet the serious student's needs, this Student Edition is packed with more than 1,400 informative illustrations and includes the latest rules of thumb for designing and evaluating any land-use scheme--from street plantings to new subdivisions. Students find real help understanding all the practical information on the physical aspects of planning and urban design they are required to know, including:
* Plans and plan making
* Environmental planning and management
* Building types
* Transportation
* Utilities
* Parks and open space, farming, and forestry
* Places and districts
* Design considerations
* Projections and demand analysis
* Impact assessment
* Mapping
* Legal foundations
* Growth management preservation, conservation, and reuse
* Economic and real estate development

Planning and Urban Design Standards, Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information for various types of plans, environmental factors and hazards, building types, transportation planning, and mapping and GIS. In addition, expert advice guides readers on practical and graphical skills, such as mapping, plan types, and transportation planning.

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Although I can think of a few topics that are missing, it's the most complete planning standards book I've seen. There is an American focus on some issues, but this does not dominate the book. Awesome reference book for any planner.
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