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Land Survey – What Is It And Why Is It Important?

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Purchasing land or building a new home/office but avoid making a professional land Survey before it, can put you in a lot of legal troubles in the future. It is a preliminary activity and one of the most crucial activities required before commencement of construction.

What Is a Land Survey? 

A land survey is a process of measurement and mapping of land - done by experts - utilizing mathematics, specialized technology and equipment. All civil engineering project tends to perform a proper land survey before starting construction. It is designed by expert engineers to better evaluate the specification of land along with a proper legal report of land to construct as per legal rules. 


Types of Land Surveys And their NeedsA land survey is further divided into numerous types. The main types of a land survey are - 

Boundary Survey - This certain type of survey is designed to determine the exact property lines and corners. This helps a land contractor to plan for land in the eligible limits & boundaries and also determine the scope of the project.

Topographical Survey - A topography survey is used to evaluate the ground contours. It is a well-engineered approach to find out the natural and man-made structures on or slightly below the earth’s surface. This information gathered from this survey helps establish a base map for the construction of the design of new roads, bridges, and buildings.

Underground Utility Mapping - It mapping is done to render reliable underground information about the land without even extracting the ground. It also provides a digital format of the land that outlines and define where utilities are located. 

Subdivision Survey - This survey helps surveyors to make better classification of a larger piece of land into units. These units might be allotted to residential, commercial and industrial use in a sizeable land. For residential areas, these units are allotted to families and individuals.

If you too planning to purchase new land and looking for someone to perform advanced Land Survey in Mississauga, then join hands with Genesis Land Surveying Inc. We have a specialized team of experienced professionals in ALTA Survey, Topographic and Land Survey and much more.


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