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Boundary Survey
A survey that establishes boundaries of a parcel using its legal description, which typically involves the setting or restoration of monuments or markers at the corners or along the lines of the parcel, often in the form of iron rods, pipes or concrete monuments in the ground, or nails set in concrete or asphalt.

Surveyors Real Property Report (SPOT)
has been in business for more than 16 years and is located in St. Louis, Missouri. Our combined personal experience in the fields of construction and surveying far exceeds 70 professional years.

ALTA / ACSM Land Title Survey
A survey type which incorporates elements of the boundary survey, mortgage survey and topographic survey which has been proposed by the American Land Title Association and the American Congress on Surveyingand Mapping.

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

Property Boundary Survey
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.

Construction Staking
A process used by surveyors which place survey stakes to provide horizontal and vertical definition of buildings, roads, utility lines, plantings and site gradings. The construction stakes are often offset and placed out of the way of the construction itself.

Route Survey
Comprised of all survey operations required for design and construction of engineering works such as, but not limited to, highways, pipelines, canals, railroads, powerlines and more.

Easement Exhibits
Easement surveys will reveal any denoting right-of-way over another persons land. Easements are often referred to as a "Right-of-way" and are commonly used for energy and municipals. Most common easements reveal Right-of-ways such as, roads, walkways, utilites, right to park, right to light and so on.

Legal Descriptions
Used to describe the location of property in legal documents (for example, the property deed). The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is used in legal descriptions. Legal Descriptions employ a grid system based on township, range and section numbers.

FEMA Elevation Certificates
An important administration tool of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). FEMA Elevation Certificates 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). The Elevation Certificate is required in order to properly rate post-FIRM buildings.

Subdivision Plats
A survey type map drawn to scale, showing the divisions of a single piece of property. This survey often shows the distance bearing between section corners and sometimes include Topographic or Vegitation information.


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