About

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

Sungate is certified through North Carolina’s Unified Certification Program as a Small Professional Services Firm (SPSF).

Sungate provides a full range of services related to water resources, including modeling, design, permitting and construction administration.  Our staff has extensive experience with FEMA regulations, NC Department of Environmental Quality regulations, DWR and USACOE environmental permit requirements, natural channel design, NCDOT procedures and policies for highway drainage design and bridge and culvert analysis, and NCDEQ Land Quality Section erosion control design and implementation.

Sungate has professional expertise in all phases of basin studies and flood studies from data collection, evaluation and analysis, public participatory process, conceptual design, environmental permitting, hydraulic studies, site design and engineering, permitting and approval, construction documentation and project administration. All of the firm’s professional engineers have extensive experience with FEMA floodway modifications, HEC-2 and HEC-RAS backwater modeling software, as well as HEC-HMS and HydroCAD hydrologic modeling software.

Our company performs a variety of water resource services within North Carolina for public clients including the Town of Cary, the City of Raleigh, Wake County and NCDOT, as well as private clients including many engineering and architectural firms. In addition, Sungate has served continuously since 1995 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 has also provided the Town of Holly Springs with on-call assistance in reviewing flood studies and drainage plans since 1998.