Regulatory Coordination / Support

Ensuring the effective development and management of surface water and stormwater in accordance with regulatory requirements is vital to the protection our water resources.

Successful projects require not only strong technical knowledge, but also strong relationships with regulatory agencies and the ability to obtain the appropriate approvals. In all your surface water and stormwater plans, you need systems that achieve and maintain compliance with applicable environmental and health and safety regulations at federal, state, and local levels. Whether it’s a simple request or a complex permit that requires layered approvals from multiple agencies, our knowledgeable professionals can meet your goals.

Working for Your Regulatory Success

Kimley-Horn understands that regulatory support is a critical to your success, and we routinely guide permits through some of the nation’s most restrictive regulatory environments. Through our history of managing complex permit requests, we have developed a comprehensive knowledge and strong relationships with regional water management districts, state environmental agencies, the U.S. Forest Service, the EPA, FEMA, and the Army Corps of Engineers. Our regulatory experts will work with you during the initial stages of the project to remove critical path permits that can extend the project schedule, during the due diligence phase to better define your regulatory risks, and throughout the entire project to advocate on your behalf.

From demanding NPDES and environmental resource permits to simple water use, Kimley-Horn has earned the respect of regulatory personnel nationwide, and we know the best ways to expedite your permits and keep your application moving forward. The permitting process and regulations can and do change—and we’ll help you understand where the regulations are and where they are going so that the you find the right long-term approach to address all regulatory hurdles.