The Design Process for Sewage Disposal Systems

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Aug 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM

At Hogan Land Services, we help homeowners and business owners manage their wastewater disposal needs by offering planning and design services for septic systems. Our systems are safe and compliant with relevant regulations, and we can handle projects for a range of different clients, from residential homeowners to commercial businesses, all the way to vineyards. This article will offer a brief look at what you can expect from the sewage disposal design process with Hogan Land Services.

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What You Should Know About Sewer System Design and Sanitary Sewer Design Guidelines

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Jul 24, 2018 9:40:01 AM
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Topics: septic system design

The Importance of Erosion Control

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Jun 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Erosion control is an essential facet phase of job site preparation for building and development projects. Every design plan should incorporate the best management practices and sediment control devices for erosion control purposes. Why is erosion control so important? What essential function does it serve and why is it such a crucial component of projects here at Hogan Land Services? This article will seek to answer those these questions and others.

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Structural Design for Commercial Buildings: What You Need to Know about Building Permits

Posted by Hogan Land Services on May 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Your company has recently purchased a new plot of land for an office park or a business headquarters, and you are preparing to break ground on the project. Before you get started, though, it’s important to understand what your obligations are under the State’s building permit requirements. By the California Building Standards Code, it is illegal for any structure to be “erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted, or demolished” without a building permit.

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Rebuild Permit Process

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Apr 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

After the October 2017 fires, many Sonoma County residents have been faced with having to rebuild their home or business. These home and business owners are now looking to obtain a building permit to rebuild after their lot has been cleared of debris. The issuance process for each permit is different, just as every rebuild project is different. Some owners choose to rebuild the exact same home in the same footprint while others may choose to change the floor plan or add additional square footage. With either option, a building permit must be obtained.

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Building Permits: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Apr 12, 2018 10:30:00 AM

If you are in the process of planning a new construction project, be it a shed in your backyard, an addition to your house, a new home on vacant plot of land, or a large commercial development, you will most likely need a building permit. Although you may be eager to break ground on your project, it’s important to consider the legal aspects of the job first. Namely, what are your obligations concerning building permits?

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Boundary Surveys and How Their Cost is Determined

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Mar 29, 2018 2:59:27 PM

A boundary survey is a type of land survey carried out to determine the exact location of the land you are entitled to based on your deed. At the conclusion of a boundary survey, you will know where your boundary lines, corners, and easements, are located, and if there are any encroachments of over the boundary lines. Some of the most frequent reasons to get a boundary survey are: before purchasing a property to make sure that the seller is correct about the size and location of the land described in the property deed, to settle property disputes with neighbors, and to properly prepare site plans for building and development projects.

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Topics: boundary surveys

Site Plans – Everything You Need to Know About Site Planning and Design

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Mar 26, 2018 3:49:04 PM

Site Plan Design

A site plan is a map of a parcel that includes information about the existing features of the land as well as proposed improvements to it. If you have a vacant piece of property that you wish to build on or otherwise improve, you would need a site plan to outline the locations of buildings, driveways, walkways, parking lots, and landscaping elements. The site plan should also include information about underground improvements, including water lines, sanitary sewer lines, drainage lines, and more.

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Topics: topographic surveys

The Art of Resolution: What To Do When Your Building Permit Application Is Rejected

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Feb 21, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The permitting process for your building project should be simple. You submit a permit application with supporting construction documents, wait a few weeks to get an approval back, and then begin construction. Provided you plan and leave enough time for agency review, you should not have a problem.

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Keeping Your Septic System up and Running

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Feb 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Septic system design and construction can be complex processes. When you install your septic tank, you need to perform multiple tests on the chosen leach field, as well as consider other components, suchthe tank itself to ensure reliable, hygienic performance. With a careful, meticulous design and planning stage, your septic system should be able to operate for many years without issuealong with the occasional pumping.

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Topics: septic services