Environmental Permitting

Since being founded in 1972, Keller & Kirkpatrick has provided Environmental Permitting expertise to the Private and Public Sector on a continual basis. We measure success by the fact that many of our clients are repeat clients. We realize that there is far more to obtaining the various environmental permits than simple technical prowess. A thorough knowledge of the entire approval process, as well as years of experience working with the various permit agencies and their staff reviewers, are the key to successfully obtaining the various environmental permits in a timely and cost-effective manner. Below is a summary of our qualifications:


Keller & Kirkpatrick has experience in obtaining a wide variety of permits from government agencies. Below is a partial list of permits acquired for various projects:

  • A wide range of New Jersey Department of Environ-mental Protection (NJDEP) Permits such as Stream Encroachment, Wetlands/Water Quality Certification, Treatment Works, Potable Water Supply and Distribution, Dam Safety, Water Allocation, and Lake Lowering
  • US Army Corp of Engineers Wetlands Permits
  • New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Access/Road Opening Permits
  • New Jersey Historical Preservation Section 106 Approvals
  • Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Certification and Stormwater General Permits (RFA)
  • Septic System Construction Permits
  • Tree Removal Permits
  • Slope Disturbance and Earthmoving Permits
  • Green Acres Permits

The Skills

Keller & Kirkpatrick has in-house expertise in the following areas of practice which may be required during the various environmental permit processes:

  • Site Grading, Layout and Earthwork
  • Sanitary Sewer Design
  • Water Distribution System Design
  • Landscape Architecture/Land Use Planning
  • Stormwater Management/Water Quality Control Design
  • Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Septic System Soils Testing and Design
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Topographic and Boundary Surveying
  • GIS Mapping Capabilities
  • Wetlands Identification and Mapping
  • Environmental Impact Statements/Assessments
  • Hydrology and Hydraulics