Who we are:

Whitchurch Engineering was founded in 1996 by Leonard Whitchurch, P.E. (MS Civil Engineering) and is comprised of 18 experienced civil engineers, 2 licensed surveyors and 4 support staff.  We are located in northern California in the city of Fortuna.


Five of the 18 engineers in our office have over 25 years of experience each on all types of civil engineering projects.  We are well known for solving complex engineering problems while addressing stakeholder/agency demands and processes.


  • Site Civil Engineering

  • Structural Engineering

  • Construction Management

  • Project Management

  • Road Design

  • Retaining Structure Design

  • CBC Required Special Inspections

  • Soils Reports/Investigation

  • Surveying

  • Bid Administration

  • Grading/Drainage Plans

  • Erosion Control/SWPPP Plans