• Fencing Surveys
  • Mortgage Surveys
  • Boundary retracement
  • Site topography & location
  • Floodway boundary designation/Elevation Certificates
  • Construction layout
  • Subdivision Design and Site Planning
  • Presentation to Board of Adjustments and County Commissioners

Types of Land Surveys Greensboro NCTYPES OF SURVEYS

BOUNDARY SURVEY: A survey of the property boundary according to the description in the recorded deed.  Interior improvements such as: buildings and drives are not located. Any improvements along the boundary affecting the use of or title to the property are located, such as: fences, drives, utilities, buildings, sheds, streets, etc. Missing corner markers are replaced. A map showing the boundaries and improvements along the boundaries is prepared.

LOCATION SURVEY: A boundary survey with the additional location of all the interior improvements. Missing corner makers are replaced. A map showing the boundaries and improvements is prepared. This type of survey is required for the acquisition of a loan.

TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY: A survey locating all improvements and topographic features such as: elevations of the land, embankments, contours, trees, water courses, roads, ditches, utilities, etc. This survey can be used in conjunction with a Location Survey in order to prepare a Site Design Map, a Subdivision Map, or an Erosion Control Map.

SITE PLANNING SURVEY: This survey uses a boundary and topographic survey as a base to design future improvements. It can be a design for a house, a residential subdivision, a store, a shopping center, a new street or highway, a playground, or anything else.

SUBDIVISION SURVEY: This often includes a topographic survey of a parcel of land which will be divided into two or more smaller tracts, lots or estate division. This can also be used for site design of lots, streets and drainage. It is for construction and recording.

CONSTRUCTION SURVEY: Using surveying techniques to stake out buildings, roads, walls, utilities, etc. This includes: horizontal and vertical grading, slope staking, and final as-built surveys.

ALTA/ACSM SURVEY: This survey is a very detailed survey often required by lending institutions. The request for this survey must be in writing and be accompanied by all of the deeds and easements affecting the subject property, as well as the deeds to adjoining properties. A list of items to be located as noted in the ALTA/ACSM publication can also be included.