Land Development

Land development has long been important to traditional private development construction. In today’s economy, it is imperative that elements of engineering become an integral part of such a project from land feasibility and entitlements, to the science of engineering and design, culminating into a successful construction project. Residential subdivisions are swiftly becoming a positive economic venture once again. With unique areas throughout the United States experiencing regrowth and inventory shortages, new home sales are on the rise.

At Larson Engineering, we conduct our daily business to include QA/QC processes with each and every project. Our vast experience in this area of development engineering and design continues to yield highly successful projects. Our goal is to achieve the objectives of our clients while insuring safety and adherence to regulations and standards. These guidelines insure that your projects are engineered, processed and permitted on schedule.

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Residential, commercial and multi-use land development sites  

Knowledge of local, state and federal requirements for land planning, re-zoning and the entitlement process

Work closely with client to maximize their goals in developing property 

Provide practical solutions and accurate cost estimates based on construction methods and materials available at each site

Incorporate innovative and aesthetic stormwater solutions (pervious/porous pavement systems, bio-filtration, rain gardens) to meet stringent stormwater requirements


Feasibility and due diligence

Boundary and topographic survey procurement

Site geometrics and planning

Zoning and use entitlements

Hydrology and hydraulic analysis

Grading and drainage design

Stormwater management

Domestic utilities (water and sanitary sewer) design

ADA compliance

Roadway and infrastructure design

Plan processing and permitting

Construction administration and oversight 

Registered in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Mexico, 9 Canadian Provinces and all 3 territories



Arizona - Scottsdale
Dillon Corrington

Illinois – Naperville
Doug Keppy, PE

Iowa – Des Moines
Michael Murphy, P.E., LEED AP

Minnesota – White Bear Lake
Matt Woodruff, P.E.

Wisconsin - Appleton
Sandy McClaine, P.E.