Services Brief

  • Some of the construction staking services we provide include: Topographic and Location Survey, Building Permit Certificates, Construction and Building Staking, Site Grading Stakes, & Street and Utility Staking
  • Our staff has extensive experience in commercial, and industrial site planning and we offer the following services: Land Use Planning and Design, Comprehensive Guide Plan Review, Zoning and Subdivision Regulation Review, Developer Representation, Coordination of Approval Process, Plan Exhibits and Displays, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Assessment Worksheets, & Tree Preservation Plans.
  • Land development requires refined knowledge in both planning and engineering. We have the technical talent and the management ability to get your project built in the manner that you envisioned.
  • We have the expertise to correctly transform the design concept into a useful system. This requires understanding the legal and environmental issues involved with any construction project. Knowing the correct construction practices and methods used to build a facility is the basis for getting a project built on time and within budget constraints.


James R. Hill, Inc. is a full service land development consulting firm offering professional experience and expertise in municipal planning, land use planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture, and land surveying. Over the years, James R. Hill, Inc. has surveyed, designed, and managed construction of many public and private planning and development projects throughout the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. As a part of that process, sanitary sewers, watermains, storm sewers, streets, retention ponds, and other types of infrastructure have been designed by our firm.


We provide municipal and private developers with residential, commercial, and industrial land planning and land development concepts including the final plans and specifications for construction.


The staff at James R. Hill, Inc. includes registered professional engineers, licensed professional land surveyors, urban planners, and technical support personnel.


Land Planning

Land Development Engineering

Land Surveying

Construction Surveying

Landscape Architecture

Project Management

Project Financial Planning and Risk Analysis


Over the years, James R. Hill, Inc. has provided civil engineering, design plans, specifications, construction staking, and site observation for streets, utilities, and drainage systems; staked over 1,200 residential lots, staked over 1,300 homes for construction, and planned, platted, and surveyed over 2,400 acres for development.