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Leading Civil
services in California

A Design Everest Civil Engineer can offer a spectrum of services to prepare your land before any commercial or residential building construction can happen.

For a Residential or Commercial building, you may often find yourself in need of a Civil Engineer Consultation for the following;

  • Civil Engineer for a New Home or Rebuild
  • Civil Engineer for Home or Commercial Building Inspection
  • Civil Engineer for Retaining walls
  • Civil Engineer for Grading & Drainage Plans
  • Civil Engineer for Earthwork estimates
  • Building Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineer for Subdivision Plans
  • Civil Engineer for Building Plans
  • Civil Engineer for Septic Tank Design

Our California Licensed Civil Engineers have vast experience delivering Civil Engineering services to cater to Residential and Commercial buildings. Design Everest can help you with all the necessary engineering and paperwork to obtain required permits for land development before construction in a quick turnaround time.

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Our Process
  • Free civil engineering consultation for homes and residential/commercial buildings
    free-consultation 1

    To start, a Design Everest associate schedules a consultation with you to fully understand your needs.

  • quick/fast turnaround of civil engineering plans for homes and residential/commercial buildings
    Quick Turnaround 2

    Once we understand your needs, we deliver plans and drawings for your project. We have quick turnaround time

  • Easier building permits with civil engineering plans for homes and residential/commercial buildings
    Easy Permit Process 3

    We will provide a set of drawings that you may submit to the city to obtain the required permits. Our fixed fee includes addressing all city comments (if any) on our plans until the permit is approved.Next, we can connect you with reputable contractors in your area, so you can get started with your project right away. Read more

Design Everest Provides Civil Engineering Servicesfor your Building Construction

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Site Grading Plans & Earthwork Estimates

For Residential & Commercial Construction

Often you might be in need of civil engineer grading plans, how much does a grading plan cost ?, residential Grading plan, commercial grading plan, earthwork estimates. A licensed Civil Engineer who is an expert in site grading plan and civil earthwork engineering services to ensure your site meets the best management practice criteria. Get estimates for grading plan costs. Properly designed grading plans by a Civil Engineer can save on overall material movement resulting in significant cost and schedule savings. With our vast experience in civil engineering, we also offer cut and fill grading plan civil engineering estimates to Architects and General Contractors for residential and commercial projects. Get estimates for grading plan costs. Our Civil Engineer grading plan is as per the requirement of each area in California.

Drainage and Sewer Plans

For Residential & Commercial Construction

Our engineers with extensive experience in complex drainage projects deliver hydrologic and hydraulic design calculation and drainage plans for various projects. We optimize drainage systems and ensure compliance with the applicable codes and standards. We also design and provide plans for the sanitary sewer system and underground stormwater sewer systems.

Erosion Control Engineering

For Residential & Commercial Construction

Erosion and sediment control is a big part of the proper design of a site to maintain functionality and environmental responsibility. Site-specific techniques are adapted to impart soil stability in delicate areas caused due to slope failure, grading operations or for stabilizing a water body bank. An effective erosion control implementation ensures rock, sand or dirt particles do not leave the site and enter waterways thereby ensuring acceptable quality of stormwater leaving the site (also a compliance requirement for the NPDES permit). Our skilled and experienced engineers at Design Everest offer quality Erosion Control engineering services in quick turnaround time.

Hydrology studies

For Residential & Commercial Construction

Our strong engineering team at Design Everest conducts surface water hydrology studies, including but not limited to catchment analysis, rainfall analysis, runoff assessment, watercourse analysis and drainage impact assessment for residential and commercial lands throughout California.

Stormwater Design (with LID)

For Residential & Commercial Construction

Stormwater Design involves channeling the surface stormwater to different drainage systems. We deliver efficient stormwater management plans for residential. Low-impact development (LID) is an approach to land development (or re-development) that works with nature to manage stormwater as close to its source as possible. LID employs principles such as preserving and recreating natural landscape features, minimizing effective imperviousness to create functional and appealing site drainage that treats stormwater as a resource rather than a waste product. It minimizes the stormwater draining to the municipal waterways.

Subdivision Plans

For Residential & Commercial Construction

Residential lands may require to be subdivided into smaller plots that are easier to sell or develop. We provide subdivision plan services in California at competitive pricing and ensure it’s timely delivery. All our subdivision plats are executed by our licensed surveyors and meet the survey plat recording requirements. A complete package of subdivision plans will contain other information in addition to the plat. A site plan package can include information relative to roads, lighting, landscaping, natural features, access, soil erosion control, and stormwater management.

Septic Tank Design

For Residential & Commercial Construction

All the wastewater which flows into the drain of a house and comes gets collected in septic tanks. They are the underground, onsite, small-scale sewage treatment setups that collect sewage. A septic tank contains two main two major components a septic tank and the absorption field. The wastewater flows into the septic tank which gets treated by the bacterial action and then the effluent wastewater after the primary treatment gets sent to the absorption field. A civil engineer can examine the lay of the land and perform various soil tests to establish the best area to construct the septic system. The septic tank design must meet the relevant zone and code requirements.

Retaining Wall

For Residential & Commercial Construction

A retaining wall is a structure that is designed to uphold the soil behind it. Several factors must be considered to build the proper retaining walls for your property. For example, any residential or commercial property owner will need to determine the properties of the soil, the elevation, and slope of the ground, and what the height of the wall needs to be. These factors will determine what type of wall will be needed, and how it should be designed for your home. A variety of wall types, such as poured concrete walls, concrete or masonry block walls, sheet pile walls, and others can then be designed and built to achieve the desired outcome. Our Licensed and Qualified retaining walls Civil Engineers will help in designing and engineering of high quality retaining walls for your property. We also determine whether your retaining wall needs the building permit or not. If a home permit is necessary for the retaining wall we will help you during the process of getting a permit. Retaining walls require a permit when the retaining wall retains earth, and is over 4 feet in height, (Measured from the bottom of the footing), as defined in the 2010 California Building Code Sect. 105.2(4)

Why Design Everest?
  • Highly experienced &
    value engineering

    We are a true one-stop engineering shop with expertise in a wide range of specializations in providing Residential and Commercial Civil Engineering Services as listed above.

  • Responsiveness and
    quick turnaround

    Unlike most firms, we leverage technology, and make every effort to get high-quality plans delivered in weeks -- not months. Hey, who said construction has to be painful?

  • Ability to take
    on a project

    Our proprietary data system ‘The Design Hub’ allows us to efficiently forecast and optimize our resources. This means we can take on a project of any size at any time while maintaining quality and schedule.

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