Sungate Design Group PA

Sungate Design Group PA

Sungate Design Group, PA is multidisciplinary civil engineering, landscape archetecture, and environmental consulting firm located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Established in 1991, the company has served a varied base of long term clients through a commitment to excellence and high standards of quality. Sungate's focus is to provide services relative to water resources and sustainable site design.

Company details

915 Jones Franklin Road , Raleigh , North Carolina 27606 USA

Locations Served


Business Type:
Engineering service provider
Industry Type:
Market Focus:
Locally (one state or province)

Sungate Design is a North Carolina firm located in Raleigh.  The Corporation is registered with the Office of the Secretary of State, the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, and the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects. All of our professional staff are currently registered with their appropriate NC professional licensing boards.

Sungate Design Group is certified through North Carolina’s Unified Certification Program as a Small Professional Services Firm (SPSF) effective April 25, 2008.

Our staff has extensive experience in FEMA regulations, NCDOT procedures and policies for highway drainage design and bridge and culvert analysis, federal and state regulations, storm water quality and quantity, sustainable site design, landscape design, stream and wetland determinations and delineations, and erosion control design. We are continually investigating new approaches, procedures, and products for our clients to benefit from the latest technology.

Sungate offers the professional expertise to provide services for all phases of drainage basin studies and flood studies from data collection, evaluation and analysis, public participatory process, conceptual design, wetland, stream, and buffer permitting, hydraulic studies, site design and engineering, construction documentation and project administration. All of our engineers have extensive experience with FEMA floodway modifications and HEC-2, HEC-RAS, and HEC-HMS modeling.

Sungate serves as the Town Engineer for the Town of Carrboro and authored the original Stormwater Section of the Town of Carrboro, NC Land Use Ordinance. The firm participated in development of the Town’s Stormwater Program and provides technical assistance to the Floodplain Administrator for the Town. Sungate completed a stormwater inventory of the entire Town of Carrboro to meet NPDES Phase II regulations. The inventory was used to create a GIS online web database to facilitate future basin studies.

Sungate also provides the Town of Holly Springs with on-call assistance in reviewing flood studies and drainage plans. We have completed basin and flood studies for the Town, provided technical assistance on general engineering issues and prepared construction plans and administration for miscellaneous capital projects.

Sungate was the Landscape Architectural and Site Engineering Subconsultant on project teams awarded the 2006 and 2007 Sir Walter Raleigh Community Appearance Award for the Institutional Category. Sungate provided site design, permitting, and construction administration for both award winning projects.

The firm has been on the North Carolina DOT's Register of Qualified Firms for Hydraulic Design since 1992. In addition, we are pre-qualified with the Roadside Environmental Unit to provide sediment and erosion control design and the Project Development and Environmental Analysis Branch (PDEA) to provide stream and wetland delineation, environmental permitting, as well as stream and wetland mitigation site planning and design.