You cannot afford problematic designs or unnecessary delays. The engineer you hire must understand the need to maximize your parcel’s potential and provide you with service that goes the extra mile to meet your deadlines. Our attention to detail will reduce your upfront construction costs and minimize maintenance headaches.


Developing a property master plan will help you utilize your property to its fullest potential and maximize profits. Understanding the regulatory hurdles that must be navigated will help you weigh the risk verses the reward before making a purchase.

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Alternative Layouts
  • Municipal and State Permitting & Approvals

Land Division

We can provide you with the information necessary to most effectively utilize your property and meet your goals.

  • Parcel Splits
  • Platting
  • Condominium Developments
  • Site Condominium Developments


Small design details will have a great impact on the long term maintenance and functionality of a site. From snow plowing to flooding, we will pay attention to the details so the site will meet your needs, desires, and cost constraints. A detailed design will minimize expensive change orders.

  • Site Plans
  • Road & Utilities
  • Stormwater Management

Permitting / Approvals

Navigating the growing regulatory burden with skill is one of the biggest challenges of many developments. It is also one of VK Civil’s greatest strengths. We have relationships with many local and state agencies allowing us to get to the heart of the matter as quickly as possible. We also function as the reviewing engineer for a number of municipalities, so we understand what communities are looking for.

  • Driveway Permits
  • Municipal Zoning and Planning Approvals
  • Utility Connections
  • On Site Sewage Disposal Systems
  • Wetland / Inland Lakes and Stream
  • Storm Water Management Approvals
  • Mining


Cost sharing agreements with a municipality for utility or road improvements can be the difference between a successful project and one that is not. Their impact can be in the 10’s of thousands of dollars. We understand the nuts and bolts of these types of agreements and will position you for the greatest potential return.

  • Cost Estimates
  • Municipal Cost Sharing Agreements

Construction Administration

Maintaining the required schedule and controlling costs is of utmost importance. Ensuring the design is followed is imperative for the success of a project. Even the best design requires precise implementation.

  • Construction Contract Preparation
  • Construction Bid Solicitation
  • Contract Administration
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