Southern California since 1983
Since a person may require the services of a Professional Land Surveyor only
once during their lifetime, this website has been designed to answer a few
commonly asked questions and to assist in selecting a Land Surveyor.
In general, a survey should be made before purchasing real property, when
dividing any parcel of land for sale (in conformance with state laws and
local ordinances), and prior to the construction of any improvements on
property in which you have an interest.
The services of a Land Surveyor today will cost less in time, worry, and
money than the cost of moving improvements or defending a lawsuit later!
HOW DO I CHOOSE A LAND SURVEYOR?
Only a Professional Land Surveyor (or Civil Engineer registered prior to
1982) licensed by the State Board of Registration is authorized to practice
land surveying in the state of California.
Most active Land Surveyors are listed in the yellow pages of the telephone
directory, or a listing may be obtained from the California Land Surveyors
A Land Surveyor is an integral part of a professional team composed of
attorneys, engineers, architects, planners, and landscape architects. Some
land surveying firms offer comprehensive services including some, or all, of
Select a reputable Land Surveyor in whose skill and judgment you can put your
trust. Your selection should be made when you are sure that the professional
you have chosen has all of the facts, and is completely aware of your
requirements and the requirements of the governmental agency having
jurisdiction over the property.