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Coastal Engineering Company of Orleans Cape Cod
Terrapin Ridge Rendering

Terrapin Ridge Affordable Housing Development

Site Engineering for Affordable Housing Development

Coastal Engineering Co. is working with Brown Lindquist Fenuccio & Raber Architects, Inc to provide surveying, engineering, and permitting support services in connection with an affordable housing development proposed by Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development on an approximately 6.8 acres of a previously undeveloped municipal site in Sandwich, MA. The development includes eight residential buildings plus a community building, communal lawns, playground, and garden. A total of 30 units will be offered as a mix of one, two, and three-bedroom units (58 bedrooms total). A special construction phase requirement is implementation of Eastern Box Turtle Protection Plan to protect state-listed Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene Carolina). 


  • Survey and preparation of existing conditions topographical site plan
  • Civil engineering and preparation of plans for site layout and grading, sanitary sewage and stormwater management systems, access driveway/road and utilities
  • Soil testing and design of a conventional Title 5 sewage disposal system
  • Land use permitting