civil engineering

Land Surveying

construction staking 

since 1979

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Services We Offer

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Civil Engineering

 NCE has provided a broad spectrum of civil engineering services for both public and private projects. 

Land Surveying & Mapping

NCE provides a wide array of surveying services to both private and public clients throughout California. 

Construction Staking

NCE provides construction staking services to both private and public clients throughout California.

Land Development

NCE specializes in Land Development, in assisting our clients, working with other consultants to create projects, and processing the approval of the projects.

Stormwater Management

NCE is well-versed in the requirements of the Construction General Permit and the preparation of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans 

Notary Services

NCE offers Notary Services exclusively to our clients 

What we Do

 North Coast Engineering (NCE) has provided a wealth of engineering and land surveying services to clients across the County of San Luis Obispo since 1979, including local and regional projects. Steven J. Sylvester, a recently retired Registered Civil Engineer, founded the company in the coastal community of Cambria.

 NCE provides civil design, land surveying, and bidding assisting services to meet all milestones and time targets successfully. Our seasoned staff has a proven track record for delivering project designs, topographic mapping, aerial mapping, and processing in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner. We are responsive to our Client’s needs and stay abreast of ongoing changes in the industry.

NCE strives to provide the highest quality of professional civil engineering, land surveying, and land development services for our clients with the personal attention of a family and community-oriented firm. NCE seeks to be recognized by our clients and partners as an integral part of their success, providing valuable expertise and guidance at every opportunity.

our Work

Paso Market Walk 

Oak Park Community Development 

Union Road Bike Lanes

Latest News 

John Sanders Retires After 33 Years with North Coast Engineering

John Sanders was the Principal Surveyor and Survey Manager of North Coast Engineering from 1987 until his retirement in December 2020. Over his 33 years at North Coast Engineering, Mr. Sanders built and ran a well-known, respected, and successful survey department....

North Coast Engineering Completes an Inundation Map for San Marcos Dam in Paso Robles

 Completed in November 2020, the San Marcos Dam Inundation Map is a new project that NCE is excited to share. The Department of Water Resources requires dam owners to perform a dam breach study every ten years to create an emergency response in case of failure. Our...

ASCE Extended Their Food Drive Donation Date To Tuesday, November 24!

ASCE is giving back to the community by having a food drive for the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. Donations are being accepted at the locations listed below Monday 11/16 through Tuesday 11/24 from 8am - 5pm (look for collection box at the entrance)...

What Has NCE’s Survey Crew Been Up To?

North Coast Engineering provides a wide array of Surveying Services to both private and public clients throughout California. Construction Staking, one of the most necessary services for construction, is performed to ensure a project is built according to the design...

North Coast Engineering Launches New Website

North Coast Engineering, a leading provider of Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, and Construction Staking services around the San Luis Obispo County and more, recently unveiled a new, responsive, mobile-friendly website at Along with...

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725 Creston Rd Suite C Paso Robles, CA 93446
+1 (805) 239 – 3127