Engage Civil Incorporated is a professional services firm specializing in civil site design and consulting services in support of civic, municipal, and commercial development sites in the Chicago region. 

Building a relationship based bridge between site development goals and Chicago’s big-shoulder permitting requirements, we deliver a risk-managed, permit-ready, budget-conscious site design package conveying to prospective bidders a clarity and level of engagement that inspires more responsive bids and heightened construction quality.   

Well-versed in the backbone of Chicago development, Engage stays immersed in the spirit of advancement until your project rises to completion.

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Our direct capabilities include the following services:

  • Conceptual site layout and planning  
  • Site assessments (in support of go-no-go development decisions)
  • Seasoned and thoughtful coordination of site discovery phase work (geotechnical, survey, environmental)
  • Parking lot design and pavement assessments 
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and permit preparation
  • Construction cost opinions
  • Full civil-site design and construction drawings, including:
    • Site demolition plans
    • Geometric, signage, layout plans
    • Grading plans and details
    • Utility plans and profiles
    • Storm drainage, sanitary, and combined sewer design
    • ADA ramps
  • Construction and performance specifications 
  • Civil permit support (specializing in Cook County (MWRD) and City of Chicago)
  • Community engagement and presentations


Come visit our QUALIFICATIONS page for all of the formal stuff.