Site Improvements And Permitting

Stay On Track

Streamlined design and permitting process.

Flexible, Responsive, Thorough

Site design and permitting is at the core of our practice. We coordinate with design team professionals to find the optimal solutions, and we create detailed plans that streamline the permitting process. We know the ins and outs of local codes and regulations, which allows us to focus on the details, save time, and create a superior product.

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Diligent Design And Coordination

Successful projects start with seasoned, high-performance teams that know the design process and collaborate effectively. Watkinson Engineering has the experience to work efficiently with your design team and the expertise to get your project through the design and permitting process.

Watkinson Engineering can support design and permit efforts by providing the following:

  • Preliminary site plans and reports
  • Alternatives analysis and value engineering
  • Exhibits for team or permit coordination
  • Design Team Coordination
  • Construction plans and specifications
  • Water, fire, and sanitary sewer utilities
  • Onsite Stormwater Management (OSM) 
  • Stormwater detention and water quality
  • Technical studies and reports 
  • Sub-surface and under-slab drainage
  • Erosion Control and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
  • Grading and earthwork
  • Coordination with jurisdictional authority

Streamlined Permitting

Site development requires specific permits and forms – even small projects. The permit process is critical. If handled poorly, it can lead to costly delays. We work closely with the developer, architect, and construction managers to keep the permitting process on track.

We Know the Ropes

We Know the Ropes

In Seattle and Bellevue, we’ve seen it all and have the experience needed to get your project approved. Watkinson Engineering is familiar with federal and state regulations too. We have the network and resources to keep your project moving along.

We Go the Extra Mile

We Go the Extra Mile

We’re extremely proactive and responsive in providing government agencies with the plans and technical information they need to review and approve your project. We’ll meet with officials onsite or at their office – whatever it takes to get your project approved quickly.

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Experienced Site Development Consulting

Seasoned Engineering Professionals

With over 15 years of site development experience and an extensive track record of successful projects in the Seattle area, Watkinson Engineering is able to deliver unparalleled value.

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