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Municipal Engineering



LDC, Inc. can provide the necessary staff to fulfill the duties of a Community’s Engineer or we can assist its in-house staff as required.  LDC can perform a wide range of services from conceptual design planning and preliminary cost estimation through design and completion of construction.  These services include:

  • Grant Applications
  • EPA Phase II Storm Water Management, Implementation, & Compliance
  • Assessment Distribution Calculations & Boundaries
  • Permit Procurements from OEPA, ODNR, USACE, & other Local Agencies
  • Project Planning & Preliminary Costing
  • Coordination with Utility Companies
  • Creating Capital Improvement & Maintenance Schedules
  • Potable Water Supply, Storage & Distribution System Design
  • Plan Review for Compliance with Governmental Regulations
  • Wastewater Collection Systems & Pumping System Design
  • Roadway Improvements & Pavement Design
  • Design of Parks & Recreational Facilities
  • Pavement Maintenance & Rehabilitation Management
  • Golf Course Improvements
  • Pavement Inventory & Condition Analysis
  • Design & Upgrades of Dams
  • Storm Water & Watershed Management
  • Shoreline Protection Design
  • Flood Modeling & Analysis
  • Stream Restoration Design
  • Floodplain Map Modifications & Amendments
  • Expert Testimony

LDC, Inc. and its current employees have served as Municipal Engineer and have consulted to multiple municipal and township offices across Northern Ohio over the existence of the firm.   Our design philosophy is to find the most cost effective solutions which fulfill the budget and the long term needs of the municipality and its constituents.


Civil Engineering –  Development Consulting


LDC, Inc. has provided planning, surveying, and design services for hundreds of residential and commercial developments over the past 30 years. Through continuing education, our staff is able to take advantage of emerging technologies and evaluate them for incorporation into our client’s projects.  We provide the following services to a multitude of Developers throughout Northern Ohio:

  • Land Use Studies
  • Wastewater Collection System Design & Permitting
  • Sketch Plans & Preliminary Plans
  • Septic System Design & Permitting
  • Preliminary Cost Estimating & Feasibility Studies
  • Storm Water System Design
  • Residential Development Planning
  • Stormwater Management / Water Quality Design
  • Condominium Development Planning
  • Erosion & Sediment Control Design
  • Conservation Development Land Planning
  • Flood Modeling & Analysis
  • Commercial Site Development
  • Floodplain Modifications & Amendments
  • Roadway & Lot Layouts
  • Parking Lot & Roadway Design
  • Subdivision & Condominium Platting
  • Construction Layout
  • Improvement Plans & Specifications
  • Construction Inspection & Management
  • Site Grading Plans
  • NPDES Pre & Post Construction Permitting
  • Earthwork Calculations
  • Environmental Consulting & Permitting
  • Water Distribution System Design & Permitting
  • Wetlands Coordination

LDC, Inc. also provides full color, 36” wide format printing services.



Construction Engineering – Management – Inspection

LDC, Inc. offers an array of services, to both private and municipal clients, from the completion of design through the final punch list.  These services can be contracted in conjunction with one of our projects or as a separate service.  Our staff, through years of construction experience, strives to keep control of both the project and the client’s bottom line.  Some of the services we offer are:

  • Coordination of Pre-Bid Services
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • Creation or Review of Project Specifications
  • Administration of the Contract
  • Creation or Review of Bidding Documents
  • Daily Field Inspection Services
  • Creation or Review of Engineer’s Estimate
  • Daily Reports
  • Pre-Construction Conference
  • Proof Rolling of Pavement Subgrade
  • Internet Notifications to Suppliers, Contractors, & Bidding Services
  • Processing / Justification of Field Changes
  • Issuance & Posting of Plan Documents & Bid Documents via the Internet
  • Review / Processing of Payment Requests
  • Issuance of Addendum
  • NPDES Compliance Inspections

These services can be specifically tailored to meet the needs of each client.


Land Surveying Services



LDC, Inc.’s surveying staff consists of six professional surveyors with extensive experience in all facets of land surveying.  The following is a list of surveying services LDC, Inc. provides:


  • Coordination of Aerial Surveys
  • Lot Splits & Lot Consolidations
  • ALTA-ACSM Surveys
  • FEMA Elevation Certificates
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Floodplain Mapping
  • Right-of-Way Surveys
  • Gas Drilling Survey Plats
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Subdivision Platting
  • Location Surveys
  • Condominium Platting
  • Mortgage Surveys
  • Easement Descriptions
  • Construction Staking – sites & buildings
  • Legal Descriptions
  • Residential Site Plans
  • Expert Testimony