The Importance of Subdivision Planning

You are about to build a subdivision. You have the building part figured out, but have you thought about the rest of it? There is so much that comes along with building a subdivision besides the homes you plan to put in it. Planning is very crucial in the success of this project. If a mistake is made it could be very costly. It would be a shame to complete a project just to have the city deny your permits or find out the ground is sinking under the weight of your homes. 

The simple solution: hire a professional. Civil Engineers think about these aspects of subdivisions for you. They will come in and look at your land, test the soil, and create a recommended layout for you based on your vision for the subdivision. They will assist in planning every part from where the roads will be to the yard size for each lot.

By testing the soil they are able to analyze the composition and determine the proper drainage system. Civil Engineers can also help plan how the sewer system will run and where it will be. The city has strict regulations for these permits. It helps to hire a company that works with the city regularly. They will be up-to-date on any regulation changes and possibly have connections to speed up the permit process. Civil Engineers keep these regulations in mind when developing the recommended layout for your land. In the end hiring a civil engineer company, especially one with city connections, could end up saving you a lot of time and money.

Having the right plan and the right team behind you are the crucial pieces to this project run smoothly. It is important to make sure you are using professionals you can trust to get the job done right. Anderson Engineering has been providing subdivision development services since 1958. We take the time to understand your business and tailor our process to fit yours. If you are interested in beginning the journey of creating a subdivision, give us a call at (866) 866-2741 or visit us online. We would be happy to help you with your project.