Property Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-0- Class Notes 

Instructors Lecture Notes – Cummulative  Updates

-1- SYLLABUS

1-1 SLCC – CIVL 1480 – Property Development Syllabus – Text Format -PDF 

1-2 SLCC – CIVL 1480 – Property Development Syllabus – Video -MOV 

The student will conduct courthouse research and prepare an abstract on an assigned property. The preparation of land descriptions will be discussed. Local procedures and methods related to land development will be discussed. Local laws and customs related to subdivision design will be discussed and reviewed.

-2- DEMOGAPHICS, ZIP CODE, AND CENSUS TRACTS
2-1  USPS Zipcode Lookup – Official Site
2-2 Look up US Census Bureau Data – Official Site
2-3 How to lookup housing data by zip codes – tables- Video (11:49 mins)
2-4 How to lookup housing data by census tracts – tables and maps  – Video (11:41 mins) 
2-5  How to look up Data.Census.gov – Official video

-3- GOOGLE MAPS
3-1  SLCC Campus, 1101 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, La

-4- LANDUSE CLASSIFICATION

4-1-1- Land Use Walking Tour- Photos
4-1-2 Land Use Walking Tour – Video (61:34 mins)
4-2-1 Roof Types Photos
4-2-2 Roof Types Video – Video (22:25 mins)
4-3     Land Based Classification Code – American Planning Association.
            Structure, Function. Activity, Site, Ownership

Video: How surveyors determine land use (8:34 mins)

-5- UTILITIES

5-1 Lafayette Utility System Elect, Water/Sewer, Trash, Recycle, Data/Video/Phn
5-2 SLEMCO Electricity
5-3 CLECO Electricity
5-4 Cox Communications Phone, Video, Data
5-5 AT&T Phone, Data, Video
5-6 Louisiana Electric Service Providers Map
5-7 Louisiana One-Call 811
5-8 Louisiana One Call Colors 
5-9 Utility Marks Example Photos

-6- TRANSPORTATION

6-1 Drawing – Roadway Functional Classes – Local, Collector, Arterial, Interstate
6-2 Table – Roadway Functional Classes – Local, Collector, Arterial, Interstate 
6-3  Lafayette MPO Consolidated Thoroughfare Plan – 2014 
6-4  US National Estimated Daily Truck Traffic 
6-5 US National Estimated Daily Truck Traffic and Major US Cities
6-6  US National Daily Traffic
6-7 Average Daily Traffic by Hour
6-8 Average Daily Traffic by Month

Video: How surveyors analyze transportation systems (60:00 mins)

-7- ZONING REGULATIONS

7-1  Basic Concepts – Zoning 101 – City of Phoenix, AZ
7-2  Advanced Concepts – Zoning 102 – Cityof Phoenix AZ
7-3 Kinds of Zoning
7-4 Euclid Ohio Zoning Historical Marker
7-5 Euclid Ohio Zoning Historical Marker + Instructor 
7-6 Unified Development Code – All – Lafayette Consolidated Government
7-7 Unified Development Code – Zoning + Platting – Lafayette Consolidated Government
7-8 Zoning Map – Lafayette Consolidated Government

Video: How to recognize the kinds of zoning on parcels (60:00 mins)

-4- FLOOD ZONE REGULATIONS

8-1 Understanding Flood Zones Designations
8-2 Flood Zone Designations 
8-3 Floodway Designation
8-4 Lafayette Floodplain Administrator Flood Zone Map – Search by Address
8-5 Flood Zone Concepts – Comparison Table

Video: Flood Zone Concepts Explained with a Lafayette Flood Map

-9- PROPERTY TAXES

9-1 Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor
9-2 Property Search by Address and Assessment Number
9-3 Tax Estimator – Residential and Commercial
9-4 Lafayette Tax Assessor Property Search Map
9-5 Louisiana Tax Commission – Tax Limits on Agricultural Land
9-6 Tax Calculation of Owner Occupied, Rental and Farmland in Lafayette Parish 

Video: Owner occupied rental and farmland taxes in Lafayette Parish (23:00 mins)

-10- PLAT APPROVAL – GRAND POINTE SUBISDIVISION

10-1- Vicinity Maps
10-1.1- Vicinity – Roadways – Lines
10-1.1- Vicinity – Bayou – Aerials
10-1.1-  Subdivision Pond – Aerial

10-2- Tax Assessment – 310 Oats Drive, 70508
10.2.1- Tax document – 310 Oats Drive

10-3- Land Use – 310 Oats Drive, 70508 – Zillow
10-3.1- Zillow Summary 
10-3.2 Zillow Street View
10-3.3 Zillow Sketch 
10-3.4 Zillow Interior

10.4-Zoning 
10.4.1 Grand Pointe Subvision Zoning Map

10.5- Flood Zone
10.5.1 Grand Pointe Subdivision FEMA Flood Map

10.6- Plat Approval
10-6  Grand Pointe Subdivision – Phase 4

Video 10.6  How to read a Surveyor’s Plat (45: 30 mins)

-11- CLASS PROJECT

11-1.0.1 Example Report with support documentation 
11-1.0.2 Example Draft Student Report with Instructor’s marks

-12- LOT LAYOUTS & GREEN RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS
12-1 Green Models for Subdivision Develop. – National Assoc. of Home Builders – Part 1

12-2 Green Models for Subdivision Develop. – National Assoc. of Home Builders – Part 1
Video 12-1 – How to use Green Models Subdivision Development – Part 2 
12-3 Lot Layouts for Lake Frontage and Shared Access
12-4 Lot Layouts for Wetlands
12-5 Bendel Subdivision and Curvilinear Roadways

-13- CONTRACTS
13-1 Latter Day Saint’s Church Property Land Survey
13-2 Mini. Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title  Surveys – Table A
13-3  Lafayette Consolidated Government Contract – Marais des Cannes
13-4 US Army Topographic Survey
13-5 SDS Smith Request for Proposal

-14- PUBLIC LAND SURVEY SYSTEM

14-1 Wisconsin Tutorial on using Township and Range with proportional Sections
14-2 Typical Township Section Numbering System 
14-3 Louisiana Township and Range Map with Index of Inhabited Places and Post Offices
14-4 Saint Helena Meridian in Louisiana Surveying – Wikipedia

-15- ESTIMATES

15-1 RS Means Survey Crew Estimates – Union & Non-Union Rates
15-2 RSMeans Survey & Aerial Crew Estimates – Costs per Acre – Book w/highlights
15-3 RS Means Survey Crews, Daily Output, & Cost per Acres & Linear Foot – Online

-16- RATE OF RETURN 

16-1 Spreadsheet – Calculation of compound interest rates
16-2 PDF – Formulas to calculate compound interest rates
16-3 PDF – Annual lookup tables
16-4 PDF – Monthly lookup tables
16-5 PDF – Verification values
16-6 PDF – Data Entry

-17- TEST 

17-1 2019 Fall  Prop Develop – Test #1
17-2 2019 Fall Prop Develop – Images
17-3 2019 Fall Prop Develop – Test #2
17-4 2019 Fall Prop Develop – Images
17-5 2019 Fall Prop Develop – Test #3
17-6 2019 Fall Prop Develop – Images
17-7  2018 Prop Develop Fall – All Tests
17-8 2017  Prop Develop Fall – All Tests
17-9 2020 Fall Prop Develop – All Test Study Guide