Frequently Asked Questions

Read our FAQ to gain a basic understanding of our firm.


How long have you been in business?

Since 1991.


Who are your clients?

The vast majority of our work is directly for public agencies.  Cities, counties and special districts comprise 99% of our client base.  We do a small percentage of 3rd party building department plan check work, but that is typically done on behalf of an agency.  Some of our clients are highlighted in the Featured Projects section of our website. 


What geographic range do you serve?

Coastland serves our clients throughout Northern California from our three offices in Santa Rosa, Auburn, Fairfield and Pleasant Hill.


What services does Coastland provide?

Coastland provides civil engineering, construction management and building safety services.  Our engineering services encompass staff augmentation, capital project design, development review and more.  Our market sectors include transportation, water, wastewater, ADA compliance, public facilities and drainage/flood control.   More information on our services is contained in the Expertise section of our website. 


How are you different?

Coastland has a reputation for partnering with our clients to provide highly personalized client service.  We provide highly personal and tailored service, while still offering the strong depth of resources and knowledge. 

Approximately 90% of our work comes from repeat clients, attesting to client satisfaction and confidence.   We have maintained contracts for many years, serving some clients longer than 20 years. 

Additionally, we have served more cities and districts in a contract engineering (staff augmentation) role than any northern California based consulting firm.