Smuckers Construction Staking

This project consisted of providing construction stakes to the Smuckers Corporation to facilitate the construction of new expansions at their distribution facility located off of the Speedway in Chico. This project consisted of providing stakes for the construction of a new building, approximately 158,000 square feet in size, parking and entrance road improvements, and also the construction of a conveyor belt system. NorthStar Engineering’s Building Department played a major role in the design of the project and NorthStar Engineering’s Civil ...

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Lassen Park Entrance

This project consisted of providing construction stakes at Lassen Park to facilitate the construction of a new entrance to the Lassen Volcanic Nation Park located at the south entrance to the park. NorthStar Engineering provided topographic surveying, staking calculations, and miscellaneous construction stakes for a new entrance building, curbs, sidewalks, and other street improvements.

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Porter Ranch

NorthStar Engineering was retained to provide a large scale topographic survey for the preparation of an environmental mitigation bank. The site contained approximately 357 acres which included a large drainage area.  This site was surveyed using a GPS system mounted to a quad along with fill in by conventional methods where needed. The project also included the required onsite land surveying for the preparation of a plat and legal description to create a conservation easement for a Swainson’s Hawk habitat ...

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Eaton Road Topographic Survey

NorthStar Engineering provided topographic, utility and right of way base mapping along 2 ½ miles of Eaton Road. NorthStar’s surveyors utilized a combination of conventional and global positioning survey methods to establish project control designed to last the life span of this long term project; locate all boundary and right of way monuments within the project area; and collect topographic data. This project included extensive research of City and County records for existing survey maps, deeds, historic improvement plans, and ...

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Sheppard Quiet Title Action

Butte County Superior Court Case Number 140196 was a case to quiet title to an easement that was in dispute.  NorthStar Engineering was retained by the plaintiff Charles Sheppard to conduct a field survey of the site.  This survey involved the location of the property boundary lines, the easement lines described in the deeds and the location of items within the disputed easement area.  There were access issues to overcome because of the dispute.  The field survey was completed and ...

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Eagle Meadows

Map Associates Inc. (DBA) NorthStar Engineering was retained to develop, prepare and process a multiple Phase Tentative Subdivision Map and after approval to prepare the phased improvement plans and boundary.  The real property involved has an area of approximately 333 acres with an ultimate build out of approximately 300 Lots along with numerous open space parcels and wetland reservation areas.  Part of the initial effort was the location and setting of aerial targets, the search and recovery of monuments and the ...

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Chico Mall ALTA

NorthStar Engineering prepared this ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey for a proposed restaurant lease parcel at the Chico Mall. This survey was unique in that the lease parcel and the restaurant improvements did not yet exist. The existing mall improvements were mapped using aerial photogrammetry, supplemented with conventional ground survey methods.

Using the restaurants improvement plans, NorthStar Engineering designed the lease parcel, prepared the legal description, and prepared an ALTA survey that not only reflects existing site conditions, but also the proposed ...

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