Surveying

When is a Record of Survey Needed?

Land Surveyors are issued licenses and are governed by the statues of the State of California.  The primary statute being the Professional Land Surveyors Act beginning at code section 8700 of the Business and Professions Code.  The requirements for a Record of Survey and the information required to be shown on a Record of survey are covered starting at code section 8762 through 8774.5.  The state codes require that if a Land Surveyor establishes a ...

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What is Land Surveying?

Land Surveying is a highly technical field.  There can be very detailed legal research involved, extensive historical research, detailed on the ground research including occupation lines and owner testimony along with complicated mathematical calculations.  There are also many State and Local laws that must be adhered to along with State Court decisions that may influence the answer to a question.  These facts often create confusion about what the land surveyor is doing and/or how he/she arrived at the solution or ...

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