Since 2005, Matt Lahti has and since 2013, Gulfstream Design Group has successfully obtain permits from Local, State and Federal permitting agencies, Designed and Permitted over one thousand projects in St. Johns, Volusia and Flagler Counties. Most projects require a State approved stormwater management permit, known as an Environmental Resource Permit (ERP). This permit can be issued by either a Water Management District of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). Additionally, Utility permits are required from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the Department of Environmental Health (DEH). Depending on location and scope, permitting through the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) may be required.
GDG has over 2 years of experience in obtaining permits from the FDEP and the Army Corps of Engineers (SCOE) for work within wetlands and or navigable waters. The firm also has extensive experience in working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)., a Federal agency, when the projects are sensitive to the flood plain.
Mr. Lahti has developed a long working relationship with permitting agencies necessary to bring a project through design to construction.
Gulfstream's Typical Project Approach
As with all the projects our firm undertakes, the approach is relatively the same. The typical Project Approach is as follows:
Be an extension of our clients’ staff. This point of view enhances communication, fosters accountability and links our clients’ success with our own.
Deliver services that are characterized by providing a product that meets our clients’ expectations, goals and elements of success.
Our work is tempered by a commitment to accuracy, resource stewardship and the highest level of integrity.
Sustain and foster a “think tank” mentality. In our organization, we emphasize the constant pursuit of new ideas, research, entrepreneurialism and the necessity of being on the leading edge of advances in technology and thought.