A survey made for supplying a Title Company and lender with survey and location data necessary to issue American Land Title Association Insurance policy. It is a useful tool for buyers to determine their lot lines, whether it has any encroachments, building outlines, easements, basic topography and improvements.
Survey for Architectural Design Purposes
A very detailed survey for design purposes. This survey will show every feature of a property including: lot lines, street improvements, easements, topography, trees and other landscaping, location of visible utilities, walls, fences, elevations and encroachments.
This survey involves locating and setting of corners and lot lines of a given parcel of land. This involves taking field measurements, researching city records and making computations to establish boundary lines in accordance with the Professional Land Surveyors Act, utilizing deed legal descriptions. Only after extensive compiling of all information are durable markers put in place establishing the lot lines and corners. The Corner Record or Record of Survey will be submitted to the governing county as required and governed by the Professional Land Surveyors Act.
The photo to the right is of a standard section corner monument. This monument was found, measured and recorded in a Record of Survey.
A survey to identify the contours and elevations of a parcel of land, including natural and man-made features. It usually examines undeveloped land, emphasizing the physical characteristics of the land. This normally focuses on slope, grade, and contour, but may include property improvements as well.
Aerial Topography is based on aerial photogrammetric mapping by establishing precise topographic ground control. An Aerial Topographic drawing can include Color Ortho corrected photos to further illustrate the critical features of the property.
An action which may legally change the common boundary lines of two or more adjoining properties without any change in the total number of parcels. This is often included in the Lot Line Adjustment Submittal Package.
Many of these documents are obtained from the owner(s), building and safety, title company, etc. The submittal package usually at least contains: Proposed legal description exhibits, drawing exhibits, fees (paid by the owner), and deeds. The completed package is submitted to the governmental agency to review for the approval of the potential adjustment.
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