Thursday, September 25, 2014

Review Notes: Planning Terms


A wide area of parks of undeveloped land surrounding a community

The process in which a piece of land, referred to as a parent tract is subdivided into two or more parcels

Angles measured clockwise form any direction (meridian) usually north, however national geodetic survey uses south

Final Plat   
Usually the last stage of the final site development process prior to the issuance of the building permit

Urban sprawl      
A 20th century problem emanating from rapid urbanization of areas surrounding a city

Advocacy Planning        
A type of planning which emphasizes that the proper role of the planner is not to serve the general public interest but to serve the interest of the least fortunate

Sustainable land use Planning 
It is the type of land use planning that emphasizes management of land resources

R.A 7160    
This code mandates that all LG4’s shall prepare their comprehensive land use plans & enact them through zoning ordinances

Promote human growth
Reason for planning
Sustainable development         
Phrase used to characterize development that mends the needs of the present generation

Hippodamus of Miletus 
First planner & developed the Gridiron

A locale with a sizeable agglomeration of people having characteristics of an urban being

Agricultural surplus      
The main reason why the nomadic existence of early man metamorphosed to village settlement & later to cities

The rough equivalent of the present tenement cities that existed in ancient Rome

True bounded city         
In urban geography, a concept where urban settlement is confined to the area within the legal limits of the city & the congestion & virtually all of this area occupied by residents

City planning       
A land development decision is also what kid of decision the orderly arrangement of urban streets & public places

Daniel Burnham  
He conceptualized the city beautiful movement

Subdivision Regulations
A tool used to control the manner in which raw kind is subdivided & placed on the marker for residential development

Urban Design      
A profession which falls between planning & architecture

Human settlement
The science of human settlements by definition settlement inhabited by man

Capital facilities Plan
Planning for roads, bridges, schools

Physical Settlement       
The container of man, which consist of both the natural & man made or artificial

Concentric zone theory 
A spatial organization concept a general view of the pattern of land use in a city. Developed by E.W Burgess

Buildable area     
The remaining space in a lot after deducting the required minimum open spaces

Dwelling unit       
A habitable room for 1 family with facilities for living, sleeping, cooking & eating

Gabion wall
A type of retaining wall made of rectangular baskets of galvanized steel

A very steep slope of rock or clay

A pieced of grassy land, especially one used for growing hay or as pasture for grazing

A long, narrow chain of hills or mountains

A long, deep, narrow valley eroded by running water

On land, and enclimbrance limiting its use for community or mutual protection

On land, a contiguous land area which is considered as a unit, which is subject to a single ownership & which is legally recorded as a single piece

Common wall      
A wall that serves two dwelling units, known also as a party wall

Niemeyer believed that relating large areas to each other is freedom as in the planned city of …

In architectural terms, it is the relationship of the number of residential structures & people

National Shelter Program       
The government arm responsible for the development & implementation of low cost housing in Phil.

Social Housing     
Housing provided for low income groups generally through government intervention & characterized by substantial & direct assistance

Earnest Money    
Sometimes called “this is a deposit given to the seller to show that the potential buyer has serious intentions

A provision made in advance for the gradual liquidation of a future obligation by periodic changes against the capital account

Written document to transfer the property from one person to another

They develop or improve the land as well as construct houses

Determine the value of the houses & also is familiar with trends in the local market & the industry

Real Estate Broker        
Helps people find a place to live, specializing & matching wants of buyers with the local supply

Total system        
Are usually large concrete slabs or otherwise panelized units fabricated in a shop & assembled on site

Housing code       
Codes that deal with the use, occupancy & maintenance of existing building

Designed to regulate land use, to ban industry & commerce from residential areas & to separate different types of living units

Prefabricated Manufacturer   
Construct three dimensional volumetric units in a plant on a production & then hauled to the site

System building is a complete integration of all

Urban Renewal    
The improvement of slum, deteriorated under utilized areas of the city

Code of Municipality tradition
An area which is within city limits, or closely linked to it by common use of public utilities & services two major hindrances to the prefabrication industry

Three general type of structures

Productive use     
A piece of land with an economic use for farming

Health & general use     
Lands for well-being like a parks, plazas

Social implication
As the cost of land, neighborhood have this effect

8.00 m        
Minimum road width in a neighborhood to ease traffic flow

Which building component receives priority location to have morning sun

Growth & change
Urban planning is briefly described as the guidance of

A lattice structure that serves as a summer house

Grass & Plants    
In landscaping, ground cover is represented as

Site Planning       
The art of arranging building & other structures in harmony with the landscape

The study of the dynamic relationship between a community of organism & its habitat

Accurate aerial    
Preparations of an accurate base map for urban

Planning starts with

Appraisal for adequacy of a city’s water & sewer systems

Needs of future land uses are embodied in the

Also called the blood stream of a city

A form of absence of all the principles & organized

Urban blight        
Development of a community

The city of Washington conforms to the plan type of

An efficient & rapid transport system for automobiles to circulate across urban to urban areas

A monument, fixed object, or marker used to designate the location of a land boundary on the ground

A narrow passageway bordered by trees, fences or other lateral barrier

Land-Use Plan     
The projection of a future pattern of use within an area, as determined by development

The part of the surface of the earth not permanent covered by water

Land boundary    
A lie of demarcation bet. Adjoining parcels of land

Land survey        
A survey of landed property establishing or re-establishing lengths & directions of the boundary line

Land use survey  
The study & recording of the way in which land is being used in an area

In surveying, the north south component of a traverse course

An open space of ground of some size, covered with grass & kept smoothly mown

A contract transferring the right of possession of building, properties etc. to a fixed period of time, usually for periodically compensated “rent”

A tenure by lease, real estate held under a lease


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