Obtaining the Proper Plans, Permits, and Approvals

Civil Engineering

Knowing what type of Plans, Permits, and Approvals will be needed for your construction project can be a confusing process. Whether you are working in Washington, DC or Northern Virginia, DeMarr Engineering is here to help you navigate through the process. We recommend you contact us as soon as you decide to develop your property. […]

Best Practices in Design-Build Residential Home Construction

design-build construction

When in the planning phase for a new home, it’s important to think about the constructability of the design plans. How will these plans affect construction access? Will this design require a more expensive construction method? Is there a risk of a delay in the final occupancy permit approval because construction didn’t conform to the […]

Is Your Lot Buildable? – The Importance of Feasibility Studies

construction project

When purchasing a parcel of land or deciding to build on a lot you already own, you may have questions about setbacks, buildable areas, floodplain concerns, etc. The purpose of our Feasibility Study Reports is to answer these questions before you purchase a property or start on a new project. Our Feasibility Studies can be […]

What are the First Steps in the Land Development Process?

land development

It all starts with accurate data to design and build upon. What are the first steps in developing a property to build a new home? You will first need to hire a Civil Engineering Firm to prepare a Land Survey. This Land Survey documents your Existing Land Conditions on a drawing as a basis for […]

Do I need a Soils Report in Fairfax County?

Land Development

When preparing a new site plan in Fairfax County for a new home build or pool project, there are certain factors that will require a soils report as part of the site plan submission. As your Civil Engineering consultant to prepare Site Plans for your project, we will check the County Soils Maps to determine […]