Certified Fire Sprinkler Designers

Clayton Designs

Certified Fire Sprinkler Design in Northern Idaho & Available in all 50 States
ATTENTION BONNER COUNTY: Need a Fire Protection Plan or Building Location Permit? We can help!


Certified Fire Sprinkler Design

Over 20 years of widely varied experience in Fire Protection!

Clayton Designs, a woman-owned business provides clients with professional engineering and fire sprinkler design services. From bid documents to full shop drawings and design submittal packages. Continued communication with the AHJ ensures a smooth permitting process. Our vast knowledge and educational database allow us to keep up to date on all local and national codes that may be applicable to your project.

Using the latest software, continued education, attending industry expos, and viewing the newest product demos are just a few of the ways Clayton Designs stays up to date with the ever-changing industry.

Our experience is drawn from multiple markets across the United States. With over 20 years of widely varied experience in Fire Protection, our team has worked with large market competitors, on joint projects large and small and helped start-up companies grow into market competitors.

With a Senior-Level III NICET Engineer on staff, Clayton Designs is able to ensure that all projects receive an expert review and meet all NFPA and industry standards.


Certified Fire Sprinkler Design - Erin Clayton Photo - Lead Engineer & Designer


Co-founder and CEO with over 20 years of experience in the fire sprinkler industry along with a NICET Level III Engineering Technician Certification, Erin is the spearhead of the company.


Erin & Seth have had each other’s backs for 19 years and bring their competitive type A personalities into conversations with each other, vetting issues, design parameters, code requirements, value engineering, and client interests ensuring life safety needs are met in the most efficient way possible.

Certified Fire Sprinkler Design - Seth Clayton Photo - Lead Technician and Engineer


Co-founder with Project Engineering and Design experience in structural, civil, architectural, and mechanical as well as Fire Protection, Seth is an integral part of our team


Our goal at Clayton Designs is to provide technical expertise and knowledge to Architects, Engineers, Building Owners, and Contractors to help solve their Life Safety needs. We strive to exceed your expectations to produce designs and results that not only stay on budget but also on schedule. Clayton Designs specializes in Consulting, Design, and project management including but not limited to the services below. 


►Project Review & Consulting 
►Project Management 
►Permit Submittal Packages
►Certified Fire Sprinkler Design
►Bonner County Building Location Permit Assistance

Let us be your Engineer of Record and design team to take care of all aspects related to bid documents, project documents, drawing submittal packages, and material listing as a turnkey approach from beginning to end tailored to meet your needs.

What can we do for you?

Certified Fire Sprinkler Design - Sprinkler Heads


Through the last 20 years or more Erin & Seth have been involved in dozens of projects either personally with another company or as the newly formed Clayton Designs, LLC.  Some of our favorite projects are listed below on top of hundreds of others spread across the United States. Feel free to contact us to learn more!

►Meadow Hill Middle School, Missoula, MT 
►1775 Federal Residential Building, Denver, CO 
►Forever Home, Aspen, CO 
►Edwards Fire Station, Edwards, CO 
►The Elm @ Clark Apartments, Chicago, IL 
►Rockcress Commons, Great Falls, MT 
►North 40 Outfitters, Great Falls, MT 
►Redmond 148, Seattle, WA

Clayton Designs, LLC
PO Box 753
Sandpoint, ID 83864

(208) 627-3069