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Types of surveys

 

Boundary Survey - A survey made to establish or re-establish record title (deed) lines and/or corners on the ground or to obtain data for preparing a map or plat showing these lines and corners.

ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey - A survey of real property, including the plat of survey, performed to standards defined by the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (a member organization of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping) acceptable to a title insurance company for the purpose of insuring title to said real property, free and clear of survey questions, except for those questions disclosed by the survey and indicated on the plat.

Topographic Survey - A survey of an area which has for its major purpose, the determination of the configuration of the surface of the ground and location of natural and artificial objects with resulting plans to be used for designing development features such as residential sites, roads, subdivisions, industrial development and etc.

Tract Split or Lot Split - A survey for the purpose of splitting a parcel or multiple parcels, required to be presented to the local planning commission for approval.

Property Line Adjustment - A survey for the purpose of adjusting the property line or lines between two existing parcels, required to be presented to the local planning commission for approval.

Subdivision Survey - A type of land survey in which the legal boundaries of an area are located, and the area is divided into parcels or lots, street rights-of-way and other accessories. All necessary corners or dividing lines are marked or monumented.

Construction Stakeout - A survey made while construction is in process to provide ground points for the control of elevation, horizontal position and dimensions, and to determine adequacy of completion.

Elevation Certificate Survey - The Elevation Certificate is an important administrative tool of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). It is to be used to provide elevation information necessary to ensure compliance with community floodplain management ordinances, to determine the proper insurance premium rate and to support a request for a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) or Letter of Map Revision based on fill (LOMR-F) . See the FAQs page for more details.

Lot Survey - A survey made of a parcel in a recorded subdivision to establish or re-establish record title (deed) lines and/or corners on the ground or to obtain data for preparing a map or plat showing these lines and corners and improvements on the parcel.

Boundary Line Agreement - A survey of adjoining parcels when the location of the boundary line(s) cannot be determined due to poor or invalid deed construction, lack of corner evidence or other problems associated with the retracement of the original boundary location. This type of survey requires the adjoining parcel owners to sign a Boundary Line Agreement and to file quit claim deed(s). This survey is not to be confused with a Property Line Adjustment.

 

 

 

 

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