Who We Are

the company

Pacific Coast Civil, Inc. is a full-service land planning, civil engineering and surveying consulting firm established in 1996 and centrally located in Agoura Hills, California.  Our firm has an abundance of experience in these areas and maintains a diverse portfolio of completed projects throughout Southern California.


Check out the services we offer and take a look at some of the exciting projects Pacific Coast Civil has been involved with.  If you are a professional in the Civil Engineering field, feel free to browse our careers section for the latest job opportunities at our firm.

design studio

Pacific Coast Civil, Inc. recognizes that traditional development methods rarely work in the ever- changing regulatory climate and land scarcities in Southern California and has helped engender a new philosophy of design in challenging places where new development does occur including Hillside Development Areas, Infill Tracts, Multi-Family Residential Buildings, Commercial Centers, Mixed-Use Developments, Redevelopment Areas, Custom Single-Family Residences and Small Lot Subdivisions.


Utilizing innovative design methods and three-dimensional computer modeling that integrate the natural environment into the development process, Pacific Coast Civil’s Design Studio, in concert with other design professionals and consultants, cultivates enhanced value for our Clients and their projects.

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the people

Pacific Coast Civil, Inc.’s design staff has an abundance of combined experience in the Land Development discipline of Civil Engineering and have established strong working relationships with clients as well as the local approving agencies at both the City and County level.  Pacific Coast Civil employs several Civil Engineers and AutoCAD Designers using the most current AutoCAD design and drafting programs available.  Every member of the design team is personally involved with the client’s project and possesses robust technical knowledge, creativity and ingenuity necessary to complete all projects on time and within budget.  The combination of skills offered by the design staff at Pacific Coast Civil makes us one of the premier Land Planning and Civil Engineering service firms in Southern California.



Richard Doss is the founding partner and has been president of Pacific Coast Civil, Inc. since the company’s inception in 1996.  He has worked in the Land Development field for more than thirty years as a design engineer, project planner, project manager and principal engineer for residential, recreational, municipal and commercial developments throughout Southern California.  He has served as lead engineer on a variety of major developments including the Lake Sherwood Ranch, Belcaro/Hidden Creek and West Hills/ West Creek projects.


With an emphasis on Community Planning, Richard’s duties include preparation of project master plans and land use feasibility studies and coordination with government agencies throughout the entire approval process.  He supervises project design through every phase of responsible development from the mapping of sensitive natural habitats to the creation of long term restoration plans.


Richard Doss has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners since 1991 and has been a Registered Civil Engineer in California since 1992.