Construction

A survey to position on the ground physical structures and/or improvements that have been designed for a particular tract of land.    


Residential Mortgage

Simple survey that delineates land boundaries and building locations. In many places a mortgage survey is required by lending institutions as a precondition for a mortgage loan


Right of Way – Topographic

A survey that measures the elevation of points on a particular piece of land, and presents them as contour lines on a plot. 


Elevation Certificates

A certificate that verifies the elevation data of a structure on a given property relative to the ground level. The Elevation Certificate is used by local communities and builders to ensure compliance with local floodplain management ordinances and is also used by insurance agents and companies in the rating of flood insurance policies.


As-Builts

A survey carried out during or immediately after a construction project for record, completion evaluation and payment purposes. An as-built survey also known as a ‘works as executed survey’ documents the location of the recently constructed elements that are subject to completion evaluation. As built surveys are typically presented in red or redline and overlay-ed over existing design plans for direct comparison with design information.


Boundary Surveys

A boundary survey determines the property lines of a parcel of land described in a deed. It will also indicate the extent of any easements or encroachments and may show the limitations imposed on the property by state or local regulations.



Utilities

A survey to map and digitize known municipial and/or rural utilities for EOC planning, construction, or other uses