Drone Use in Land Surveying and the Legal Issues

Drone photography in land surveying

Drone photography/videography is playing a major role in the land surveying industry. Drones have the ability to capture images and video content from an aerial viewpoint, which can be a big help for land surveyors. Land surveying requires detail and exact measurement due to legal issues and other important factors that play into the industry…. Read more »

The Importance of Land Surveying in Schools

Land Surveyor in the field

We’re seeing more and more colleges and universities embrace Land Surveying as a program for their academics. This is a very good sign for the industry because it allows for new potential employers and land surveying business owners. It provides incoming students to the college or university with another career path that can be very… Read more »

If You Own Property, You’ll Need a Residential Site Plan

Drawings for site plans

Owning land is a great investment, but if you’re looking to build on that land, you’ll need to acquire a residential site plan for the application. There are some things you’ll need to prepare before building a structure on a property. We recommend getting a residential site plan done because it will help you out… Read more »

Surveys Needed More Than Ever

UAV Drone

Land Surveying has always been a profession needed for many different reasons. At this point in time, during the coronavirus, land surveyors still need to be working. The changing technology and licensure situation create an issue for land surveyors around the country, and that needs to change if we need land surveyors for a plethora… Read more »

Do I Need a Flood Elevation Certificate?

Flood Elevation Certificate for homes and businesses

Usually, if you live in a high-risk area for flooding, your insurance agency will require you to get one, so they can determine what your premium will be. Flooding can cause plenty of damage to your property and home, especially if you have a basement. Homeowners dread having to deal with a major flood, but… Read more »

Surveying Before Building a Fence

Land Surveying for a Fence Build

There are plenty of reasons for building a fence on your property. You may just want a little bit of privacy, or you may not get along with your neighbors. Either way, there are a few things you should know before you start building a fence. Obtaining a Land Survey The reason for obtaining a… Read more »

Do I Need a Land Survey Before Remodeling?

Construction on new home

Home remodeling can be stressful, but also very exciting during the planning and process. You may want to build a new addition or remodel part of your home for several different reasons. New construction on your property requires a land survey, but a home remodel only requires one in certain circumstances. If you’re home remodeling… Read more »

The Importance of Obtaining a Land Survey

Land Surveying on construction site

Whether you’re trying to sell property, building on your land, or settling a dispute, a land survey is essential for these tasks. A land survey can benefit a property owner significantly without having a headache. You’ll be able to determine the solution of your property issues with a land survey. What is a Land Survey… Read more »