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The Land Entitlement Process: What You Need to Know

As Austin Engineering has already emphasized in previous articles, land or site entitlement is a crucial step in the land development process. Understanding what land entitlement entails will be helpful to your site planning and give you a better timeline for when you should expect construction to begin.

Residential Landscape Design or Architecture: What’s the Difference?

As homeowners, you’re likely aware of landscape design and what it means for your home’s yard. However, residential landscape design most often refers to the work done to individual private properties.

FEMA, Flood Elevation Surveys & LOMCs: What Does it All Mean?

With help from Austin Engineering, we can assist property owners in addressing concerns with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), flood elevation surveys, Letters of Map Change, and more!

The Master Plan: Developing a Plan for the Future

A master plan is essential to the beginning stages of commercial and residential projects throughout your community. And with help from Austin Engineering, you can quickly have a master plan in place, jumpstarting the land development and site planning processes.

Drainage Law: Is it Something You Should Worry About?

Understanding local drainage law is required to know how you can best manage your property’s drainage. Thankfully, Austin Engineering has dealt extensively with drainage and stormwater management throughout the US.

The Dos and Don’ts of Land Subdivision

While land subdivison can be an effective strategy for selling property, it can backfire if not done correctly. Here’s what you need to know about subdivision and a few tips on how to best manage the division of your property.

The Dangers of Adverse Possession: How Can You Prevent It?

Although adverse possession isn’t a commonly used law, it has the potential to create a significant headache for homeowners and property developers alike. Thankfully, there are ways you can avoid adverse possession.

Head-to-Head: Synthetic Vs. Natural Turf

The question of whether synthetic or natural turf is better may seem silly to those not as into sports, but for avid sports fans and participants, your field’s material makes all the difference.

Putting a Plan in Place: The Urban Redevelopment Process

While the urban redevelopment process can become long and tedious at times, it considers multiple factors and always puts forward the best interests of those living in a targeted area for redevelopment.

Better Prepare with a Flood Survey & Elevation Certificate

No one can predict when a natural disaster will strike. Sometimes, the most we can do is monitor the path of large storms and manage the damage in the aftermath. And for scenarios like this, insurance providers will often provide some sort of specific coverage.