Whether you’re a property owner, commercial client or town official, we’ll put ourselves in your shoes to understand what you want to accomplish and what barriers may stand in the way. Then we’ll set out to craft a custom solution to get the job done in the most effective, cost-efficient manner possible.
Reducing risk before you break ground. A feasibility analysis can help property owners understand the potential best use for a property, the likelihood of gaining approvals and possible hazards that could make the permitting process lengthier or more costly.
Project Strategy & Planning
A must for every large-scale construction project. CIE provides developers and builders with intelligent analysis, informed foresight and a flexible strategic plan as well as the local experience and fierce determination to defend your rights and interests.
Soil Testing & Evaluation
Comprehensive soil-testing services. In Massachusetts, a soil evaluation and percolation (“perc”) test is required to determine soil suitability and size of the leaching area as part of septic system design projects or when a septic system is being enlarged or replaced.
Site Design Plans
Creating a map for your building site. Site design plans show the locations of proposed buildings, grading and other enhancements. They may be used for permitting purposes, such as in applications to conservation commissions, building and health departments, and zoning boards of appeals.
Controlling stormwater runoff. Stormwater is one of the top sources of pollution in Cape Cod’s wetlands, water supply and waterways. CIE can help property owners protect the environment by incorporating sustainable stormwater infrastructure and management standards.
Wastewater Collection & Treatment
Expertise backed by the latest technology. CIE provides the full range of design and permitting services for wastewater collection and treatment systems, including single-family house designs, cluster wastewater treatment systems and large-scale commercial facilities.
Septic System Design
Maximizing your property value. CIE’s engineering services for residential septic systems include assessments, inspections, design, construction oversight and permitting. We offer alternative technologies and creative nitrogen management solutions available nowhere else on Cape Cod.
Board of Health Permitting
One source for all your needs. Building a new home? Adding bedrooms to your current home? Had a failed septic system inspection? Need to move/alter a septic system? CIE handles everything involved in getting approval from your town’s board of health, including the design, filing and permitting of a septic system.
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