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Monday, July 26, 2021
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT (incl. a 60-min break)
Jeffrey A. Brem, PE
Introduction, Background, Overview of Day
Client objective – always 1st
All above plus:
Better base maps
Limited on-site survey
Identify potential constraints and opportunities
• Single family
• Mid/high rise, multi-family/apartments
Commercial, institutional, recreation, agriculture, other
• Parking – employees, GFA and reserve parking
• Retaining walls
• Traffic studies and improvements
• Street access – curb cuts/signals
• Off-site improvements
Site Design – Residential
Roadway planning – calming curves, finalize concept
Roadway plan view
Roadway profile view
Auto grading and volumes
Site Design – Commercial
Single family lots
Example grading plans – complete Exercises
Drainage and Stormwater
Septic System Design
EPA – NPDES-Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
Construction general permit
NAHB Short form template
Standard – MS Word, Excel, others
AutoCAD and other design programs
HydroCAD and other drainage design programs
Project Management, Permitting, Entitlements
Abutters and other stakeholders
Shop drawing Review
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
LA CES: (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.5 HSW PDHs
6.5 HSW CE Hours
AIA: (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Sitework)
This program also qualifies for 6.5 CEU’s (1.5 hours for business
practices, 5 elective hours) from the MA Board of Building Regulations as
sponsored by The North East Builders and Remodelers Association
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states. It offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to landscape architects licensed in most states. HalfMoon Education is not seeking landscape architect approval in Florida, New Jersey, or North Carolina.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2), and §79-1.5(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.
The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
This program also qualifies for 6.5 CEU’s (1.5 hours for business practices, 5 elective hours) from the MA Board of Building Regulations as sponsored by The North East Builders and Remodelers Association of MA. A separate certificate from the North East Builders & Remodelers Association of MA will be issued for these credits.
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
Jeffrey A. Brem PE.
Jeffrey A. Brem, PE
Mr. Brem is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and
Maine. He has led his own small civil engineering and land surveying practice for over
27 years with two offices and up to 25 employees. His experience includes designing
private land developments, stormwater management systems, sanitary sewer systems,
wastewater treatment facilities, roadways, surveying, construction management, and
a host of other professional services primarily for private, for-profit companies. He has
been involved in the design of over 3000 residential single family house lots many of
which were open space or cluster developments, thousands of condominium units,
and over 2 million square feet of commercial/ industrial/institutional space. He has
advised the MassDEP in numerous task forces and committees including as a present
full member of the Stormwater Advisory Committee and on the Title 5, Septic System
Stakeholders Group. He is currently the vice president, past treasurer and member
of the Board of Directors for HBRAM (the Massachusetts Homebuilders Association),
vice president of NEBRA, and a national delegate of the National Association of
Home Builders based in Washington, DC. He has co-authored, with Harvard Law
School Professors Joseph William Singer and Brandon Storm, a legal case study on
development entitled the “Case of the Interfaith Neighbors”, July 2016 (PSW021-SM01).
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AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Course Title: Site Design
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines site feasibility planning, conceptual planning, distinctions between residential and commercial site development and construction, site grading, drainage and stormwater management, septic system planning, and project management and permitting.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to participate in site feasibility and conceptual planning that will identify potential constraints and opportunities.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify the design elements for, and distinctions of, residential site planning and commercial, institutional, and recreational site design.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain how site grading for roadways, single family lots, multi-family lots, and commercial lots accomplishes drainage requirements for stormwater, stormwater pollution prevention planning, and septic systems.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to participate in site management and acquisition of required permits necessary for site design and development.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with site development planning and construction
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 07/20/2023
Complaint Resolution Policy:
Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to email@example.com or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.