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This e-book presents a complete dialogue on city development and sprawl, and the way they are often analyzed utilizing distant sensing imageries. It compiles the perspectives of diverse researchers which assist in realizing city progress and sprawl; their styles, method, factors, effects, and countermeasures; how distant sensing facts and geographic info approach suggestions can be utilized in mapping, tracking, measuring, reading, and simulating the city development and sprawl; and the benefits and demerits of present tools and models.

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In such cases, higher per capita consumption of living space may indicate better and extended living facilities within the confines of compact urban growth. However, if the demand of more living space forces rapid low-density development in the countryside then it must be an indication of sprawl. 14 Public Regulation Generally outside of the main city is lesser controlled and loosely regulated. As a result, many developers and individuals find these places more suitable for new construction (Harvey and Clark 1965).

This often creates leap-frog development sprawl (Harvey and Clark 1965; Barnes et al. 2001). Important to mention that in many instances these problems cannot be overcome and therefore should be overlooked. Fig. 10 Development and Property Tax Generally, the costs involved in development of community-infrastructure and public services are higher in the countryside rather than the core city (refer Sect. 1). The maintenance costs of public services are also higher in the countryside. Therefore, the development and property tax should be higher at the periphery of the city.

1977; Frank 1989). As long as developers are responsible for the full costs of neighbourhood infrastructure, and pass such costs on to homebuyers and other end-users of land, lower-density development patterns will meet the test of economic efficiency (at least with respect to infrastructure costs). Where inefficiency is more likely to arise is in the provision of community-level infrastructure. Inefficiency may also arise in the operation and maintenance of infrastructure, and in the provision of public services.

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