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Sawyer’s Land Developing, Inc. is located in Belhaven, North Carolina.  It was founded by the late William D. Sawyer in 1960 primarily as a land clearing company.  In the 50 plus years since the company was started, it has cleared over 100,000 acres of land for farming, construction sites, highway, and power line right-of-way throughout North Carolina and Virginia.  In the early 90’s the company added highway and heavy earthwork to its résumé.  William D. Sawyer, Jr. took over company operation as President in 1993 and has continued to build upon the years of success and strong foundation that has helped this company to grow over the years.

Sawyer’s Land Developing offers contracting services for land clearing, highway development, and heavy earthwork construction. Our team will ensure that your project is completed on schedule, within budget, and with the highest quality construction.

Partnering with Sawyer’s Land Developing for your next project is a plan for success.  Our extensive knowledge of land clearing and grading activities, especially as it relates to right-of-way work for highways and utility projects, gives Sawyer’s Land Developing an advantage over other companies.  


Sawyer’s Land Developing has been clearing land for over 50 years and is experienced in upland and wetland clearing.  Sawyer’s takes pride in being able to work in some of the most challenging environments. From standing timber to cutovers Sawyer’s would be an excellent partner for your next project.

Levee & Dike Formation

Sawyer’s Land Developing has been constructing levees and dikes for over 20 years for use as storm tidal surge protection, retention ponds and duck impoundments.

Heavy Earthwork Construction

Sawyer’s Land Developing has been moving large amounts of dirt for over 20 years with 30 and 40 ton off road trucks. Projects including dreg management areas, beach nourishment projects, topsoil removal, and pre-strip/overburden removal operations. There is no job too large for Sawyer’s to tackle.

3G Wildlife & Land Management

We Are Trained In Wildlife Management, With Over 10 Years Of Work Experience

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Wetland Restoration

Sawyer’s Land Developing has worked on converting over 6,000 acres of farmland and timberland into wetlands for various projects for PCS and their environmental wetland reclamation projects.

S&S Environmental Services, LLC

S&S Erosion Control Services, LLC is a full-service erosion control company.

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