Land development is the process of making improvements to a piece of land. Getting into land development can be a lucrative path for building wealth in real estate.
I have found the best research involves a mixture of doing my own research, involving professionals, and asking questions to the zoning officials.
Zoning Maps – Most jurisdictions have a map available online and in the zoning office showing the deliniations of zoning districts.
Zoning Code – You can access the zoning code online for a jurisdiction and familiarize yourself with it.
As part of your due diligence on land, you will want to have environmental studies completed before you purchase it.