North Central NJ New Jersey Engineer, Civil, Land Use, Structural Engineering, Septic Design, Construction Permitting - Jeffrey Careaga has over 33 years of local experience

Serving North Northern NJ, Central New Jersey, Sussex County, Bergen County, Morris County, Warren County, Passaic County, Hunterdon County, Somerset County, Hopatcong, Budd Lake, Hopatcong, Chester, Mendham, Flanders

Services Provided :

Engineering including Subdivisions, Lot Development Plans, Land Surveying, Structural Home Real Estate Transaction Engineering Inspections typical inspection and letter of report cost $550.00-$750.00 depending on location from 07828, Concrete Pools, Pool Houses and Landscape Design, Dock and Boathouse design, Foundation Specialist for Design and Remediation, Foundation Crack Repair, structural analysis of cracking of gunite and concrete pool, expansion joint issues between the deck and coping (tiles popping off, etc.), epoxy injection, resolve and stabilize settlement issues, infrared thermal imaging for evauation of water infiltration into basement and grouted masonry wall integrity, evaluation of roof to support solar panels, methods to stabilize cracked areas, jobsite inspections, Site Development residential and commercial grading plans and stormwater design, cost for Septic Engineering, price or cost of 3 or 4 bedroom Septic failing system replacement, ISDS - Individual Sewage Disposal Systems, price for Alternative Septic Designs and alternative advanced no mound septic designs including peat systems, manufacturer's certified for design engineer of various peat and aeration systems including engineering and coordination of the installation, North NJ Norweco Singulair sales and service support for Septic Supplies LLC, Puraflow, Hoot systems, EcoPod, certified for design various Drip dispersal systems, drip irrigation systems, Septic Remediation including EcoAire, Terralift, Infiltrator Aquaworx remediator, Civil Engineering, Geotech evaluation for residential Structural Engineering, NJDEP Environmental and Waterfront Engineering and Permitting, LOI and NOV Site Plans and restoration plans, sustainable and regenerative design build landscape construction, no mound septics, cost of septic disposal/leach field Replacements, Construction Stakeout, Commercial Site plans and Land Surveying Services, Landscape Architecture, constructed wetlands, wetland restoration, stormwater reclamation and reuse.

About Careaga Engineering

Jeff Careaga has been serving all of Northern New Jersey for over 30 Years helping thousands of satisfied customers obtain approvals through the State, County and Municipal Planning and Zoning Board and Health Dept. approval process. We can help you budget for the cost of the entire job and will be your advocate in the getting permits and approval for your Septic System including engineering services and support for Norweco, Eco-Aire, mechanical aeration drainfields, swimming pool concrete design, Grading Plans, Land Use engineering, Land Surveying, Boundary surveys, Geotechnical, soils, Structural Repair and Licensed Forensic Engineering Building Inspector for residential and commercial framing and foundation inspections, Highlands Preservation Area Act approvals, Commercial Drainage Design and Site Plans, Site Plans, Lot Feasibility Studies, Septic Inspections, Eco Aire Installations, Septic Tank Repair, Septic Design Services and more. Our Northern New Jersey allows us to best serve Sussex County, Morris County, Bergen County, Warren County, Somerset County, Passaic County, Hunterdon County, Essex County and Hudson County.

We serve the following locations in New Jersey:

Budd Lake, Mendham, Hopatcong, Sussex County NJ, Morris County NJ, Passaic County NJ, Somerset County NJ, Warren County NJ, Bergen County NJ, Hunterdon County NJ, Essex County NJ, Kinnelon NJ, Wyckoff NJ, Roxbury NJ, Jefferson NJ, Chester NJ, Randolph NJ, Cedar Knolls NJ, Chatham NJ, Convent Station NJ, Chester NJ, Flanders NJ, Mount Olive NJ, Budd Lake NJ, Byram NJ, Denville NJ, Green Pond NJ, Rockaway NJ, Sparta NJ, Oak Ridge NJ, Oakland NJ, Highland Lakes NJ, Barry Lakes NJ, Hackettstown NJ, Long Valley NJ

Site Plans

Jeff Careaga has extensive experience and has been qualified in dozens of North NJ municipalities as a land use expert for Land Use Board, Planning Board, and Zoning Board of Adjustment public hearings for residential and commercial development projects, and we can complete your commercial or residential site plan or lot development plan design including, grading plans with retaining walls, soil erosion plans, lighting and landscaping plans per Municipal requirements.

Prior to purchasing properties, many repeat clients and buyers of property, sellers, attorneys, developers and builders utilize the services of Careaga Engineering for analysis of Local Zoning Codes, confirmation of necessary NJDEP wetlands, and NJDEP Stream Encroachment FHA ( Flood Hazard Area) permitting, and potential Highlands Preservation area or other approvals necessary for development of a particular property.

Services provided for preparation of Residential and Commercial Site Plans for approval from Township, Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for local and County and State agencies including:

  • Planning Board, Land Use Board, and Board of Adjustment Applications- Experienced and qualified NJ land use expert with experience at hundreds of public hearings for subdivisions, site plans and variance applications in over 50 Municipalities.
  • Lot Grading Plans and Lot Development Plans, Site Plans, Plot plans, Retaining Wall designs, Lot Coverage Calculations, Drainage Engineering Design, Stormwater Best Management Practices, County and Township soil erosion control plans, lot grading plans, expert witness for drainage problems, engineer for excavating contractors.
  • Plot Plans, wetlands NJDEP permits, dredging permits, NJDEP NOV Restoration Plans and Wetlands General Permits 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10a,11,12,13, Flood Hazard Area FHA stream encroachment permits, waterfront engineering, dredging permits, seawall design and permitting, lakefront approvals, verification of FHA Permit by Rule, filling wetlands, transition area waivers, Highlands Act and Preservation Area Approvals
  • Commercial and Residential Site Plans and Subdivision Plans, Variance applications, Lot line adjustments, deed descriptions, easement descrioptions
  • Roadway Design, Parking Lot Layout, NJDOT State and County Road Driveway Access Permits
  • Sewer Main Extension Plans, NJDEP approvals for Sewer Extensions, Sewer Pump Systems
  • Storm-water Management- Erosion Control engineering, drainage engineering, detention basins, retention basins, bio-retention basins, drywells, stormwater treatment, drainage mitigation, reduce runoff environmentally friendly drainage design, french drains, flood engineering, forensic studies for drainage problems
  • Environmental Permitting- NJDEP Wetlands, Highlands Preservation Act approvals, Flood Hazard Area FHA permits, and FHA Permit by Rule, wetland mitigation, Sustainable and Regenerative Design Build Construction, environmentally sensitive construction tequiniques, waterfront revitalization
  • Septic Designs, Public Water and Sewer Connections, Treatment Plant design, and NJDEP Treatment Works and NJPDES T-1 and other over 2000 gallon per day discharge approvals
  • Lakefront Approvals and Waterfront Engineering Design - Docks, Piles, Concrete seawalls, vinyl seawalls, seawall repair and replacement
  • Structural- Residential Foundations, Beam Sizing, framing problems, cracked foundations, specialty masonry, forensic studies, expert witness
  • County Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Plans (Morris, Sussex, Bergen, Essex, Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset, Union, Passaic County, and others)
  • Retaining Wall Design - Experience with most types of modular block (Keystone, Anchor Wall systems, Allan Block, Techo block, Liberty Cornerstone, etc.), rock, stone, and boulder retaining walls, gabion baskets, gravity retaining walls, rammed earth construction techniques, reinforced cement soil.
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