James L. Erdman, R.L.A.


Mr. Erdman is an Associate and Director of the Southern Maryland office of Ben Dyer Associates, Inc. Over his 30+ year career he has developed expertise in land planning and land development associated with a full range of residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects in the Southern Maryland area. James is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University with major in Landscape Architecture and is a Registered Landscape Architect in the State of Maryland. His responsibilities include project management, master planning, zoning code conformance review, feasibility studies, forest conservation planning, Chesapeake Bay Critical Area planning, landscape design, as well as preparing preliminary plans of subdivision and site development plans. Mr. Erdman has testified before various county and municipal boards associated with land planning and land development. He is a qualified professional for the preparation of forest stand delineation and forest conservation plans.