Civil Engineering

Larry E. Speaks & Associates, Inc. has a team of license engineers and support staff experienced in all aspects of site-development and project management. We provide a number of civil engineering services for site planning and development of residential, commercial, industrial, and parks and recreation projects. Many of our private sector clients are developers for shopping centers, retail buildings, residential subdivisions, and commercial subdivisions. We also work with governmental agencies as well as city and county engineers.

See below for all civil engineering services we provide.

  • Water Distribution
  • Streets
  • Highways
  • Site Engineering
  • Roadway Design
  • Subdivision Design (Residential, Commercial, Industrial)
  • Storm Drainage Design
  • Utility Coordination and Planning
  • Water Supply, Treatment Facilities, Storage, and Distribution Systems
  • Construction Management
  • Land Development Planning and Design
  • Land Use Studies
  • Municipal Works
  • Park and Recreation Facilities (Ball Fields, Tracks, etc.)
  • Design Layout (Construction Layout)


Larry E. Speaks & Associates, Inc. has a team of registered land surveyors and survey crews dedicated to fast and reliable survey information. We work on projects of various sizes and types including subdivisions, bridges, airports, industrial plants, highways, recreational facilities, and general site development. Our crews use the most up-to-date equipment and recording devices for all land surveying projects. We work with the private sector and governmental groups as well.

See below for all land surveying services we provide.

  • Boundary surveys
  • Topographic surveys
  • Control surveys
  • Construction surveys
  • Quantities surveys
  • GPS surveys
  • ALTA surveys
  • Special purpose surveys
  • Elevation certificates, LOMA’s

Environmental Services

Larry E. Speaks & Associates, Inc. also provides environmental services at the local, state, and federal levels. Our team of environmental staff works closely with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and other local authorities to obtain proper permitting and ensure your project is a safe, healthy, and productive environment for your community.

See below for a list of services we provide in the environmental sector.


  • NPDES Permits
  • General Permits
  • Individual Permits
  • Construction Storm Water Permits
  • Air NPDES Permits
  • Surface Mining Permits

U.S. Corps of Engineers

  • Wetland Delineations
  • Wetland Permitting

Wastewater Collection, Treatment and Disposal

  • Small Flow Individual Sewer Systems
  • Large Flow De-Centralized Sewer Systems
  • Gravity, Pump, or Aerobic Wastewater Treatment
  • Drip Disposal
  • Low Pressure Sewer Systems

Land Planning & Development

Larry E. Speaks & Associates, Inc. is seasoned in all phases of land planning and development. We offer management and design for developments of all types, big or small. Our team has experience working with local municipalities, county planning commissions, and development boards to obtain development approvals. From feasibility studies, to cost estimates, to environmental impacts and permitting, to lot layout and site design, let us get your project started on the right foot.