Site Considerations for Marina Development—A Planning & Environmental Inventory

by William P. Farrand, III, Farrand & Associates, Incorp, Ann Arbor, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: World Marina '91


This paper is an outline presentation of methods and procedures required by any entity, whether municipal or private, desiring to properly establish, expand or renovate a marina facility. The major emphasis of this presentation is the identification and collection of planning and environmental information. The systematic inventory and understanding of this information will expedite the development process by promoting a successful calendar of events and realistic expectation of approval. The guidelines presented in this paper will acquaint the participants with specific obstacles and information encountered or required in the creation or modification of a marina development. The establishment, expansion, renovation or conversion of a marina facility requires knowledgeable development decisions. An organized review of the following issues will be necessary.

Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Inventories | Renovation | Local government | Facility management | Data collection | Environmental engineering | Urban and regional development

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