Cost to Develop Raw Land in Joshua Tree, CA

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I'm looking at homesteads near Joshua Tree National Park in California. Listing agents say that the power is nearby (some say a mile away and some say 100 ft. away) and water is along the street. 

But what would it cost to hook up/connect to the utilities and get a septic system in this area? I have no experience with development of raw land, and this will be my first real estate purchase.

I know septic system varies a lot, which is why I'd like to know if anyone has experience with this in or near Joshua Tree, CA.

I have a house in JT. I think it'd cost more to build on raw land. Lots of permits!

septics usually run 5  to 15 k depending on area....water and electric checks with local municipalities

@Chris Frydenlund did you ever end up doing this? My husband and I are looking into building tiny homes on land, so was curious your experience of developing on raw land.

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