Pickett, Ray & Silver is now proudly part of Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC).

We will continue to exceed the industry standard and provide our customers with efficient, cost effective services that enhance the development and improvement of our communities.


We use our experience to create yours

New construction cannot begin without extensive planning. Before ground is ever broken on a new residential or commercial project, there needs to be planning, design, surveying, and securing the proper permits for the project. There could be multiple contractors involved, so you’ll need someone to do the legwork upfront so that everything is in place and ready so that the schedule is not impacted.

Whether the construction is for a new residential subdivision, retail center, sewer and drainage system, new roads and highways, parks and trails, educational buildings, medical facilities – virtually any new land development needs prior planning and design.

That’s when you need the expert services of an experienced professional land development services company like Pickett, Ray, & Silver. We’ve been in the business for over 50 years! Our team of professional land surveyors, civil engineers, and technical specialists provides technology-driven solutions for projects of all sizes across Missouri, Illinois and Kansas.

Beyond our commitment to quality service at a fair cost, we have the experience, skills, resources, and tools to solve any challenge for projects of varying scope. We have completed projects for government, industrial, residential, and commercial clients, as well as for local municipal public works departments.

our commitment

Get the Engineering Expertise You Can Trust

Pickett, Ray & Silver has been around since 1969, serving the Missouri counties of St. Charles, St. Louis, Warren, Lincoln and Jackson. We are also licensed in Illinois and Kansas.

Most of our business comes from referrals by satisfied customers. We like to think that’s a sign that we go above and beyond expectations and provide exemplary customer service. We care deeply about our community and continuously work to improve through our quality of work, sustainable practices, and contributions to charitable causes.

We believe in using the latest innovative technology to achieve the most accurate and comprehensive results. We are always looking for better ways to service our customers so that their projects can be expedited without sacrificing quality.

Our professional staff’s reputation for reliable services and results-oriented standards is the key reason for much of our business success. We are proud to be a part of the exciting development in and around Missouri, Kansas and Illinois.


What Our Customers Are Saying

"Pickett, Ray & Silver has represented TR Hughes on several residential development projects over the years. They have assisted our team in the design and construction of single-family neighborhoods within St. Charles County, providing effective Civil Engineering Design and Land Surveying services.

We chose to work with Pickett, Ray & Silver because of their longstanding excellent reputation within the community. Pickett, Ray & Silver demonstrates exceptional skills through a team approach, utilizing the appropriate staff for each phase of a project. Their knowledge and expertise on regulations that govern the land development industry are demonstrated by the outstanding plans produced, and approvals acquired on behalf of our firm.

We are a repeat client of Pickett, Ray & Silver. We anticipate that this relationship will continue to provide successful and rewarding results for our company."

Tom Hughes

Chief Executive Officer, TR Hughes Homes

"Pickett, Ray & Silver has worked on multiple Residential Development Projects for CMS Homes LLC. PRS has been around for a long time and I have known about them for at least 30 years. I continue to choose them over other competing companies to assist in our projects because I want to work with people that have similar core values, which is what I see in PRS.

We have had excellent communication from Pickett, Ray & Silver on all our projects. They have always “stepped up to the plate” when I need them to. We will continue to use them to help us succeed in our development projects."

Dale Black

President, CMS Homes LLC


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