There are online resources that do a great job of explaining subdivision and developer related topics in detail. Rather than recreating the wheel, you will find a couple of links to resources that you may find helpful below.
If you’re interested in getting into the fine details of the laws related to developers and bonds, you should take a look at the Law of Developers or Subdivision Bonds. This resource will explain subdivision agreements, bond requirements, funding obligations and much more.
Another website you may find helpful is the FEMA developer resources, which provides useful information for developers related to coastal analysis, flood zones and mapping. The website also goes into detail regarding constructing/maintaining residential buildings and more.