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How do I Choose a Land Surveyor?

Only a Professional Land Surveyor (or Civil Engineer authorized to practice land surveying) licensed by the State Board of Registration is legally permitted to perform land surveys in the State of California.

Most active Land Surveyors are listed in the yellow pages of the telephone book, or a listing may be obtained from the California Land Surveyors Association.

A Land Surveyor is an integral part of a professional team composed of:

bulletattorneys
bulletengineers
bulletarchitects
bulletplanners
bulletlandscape architects

Some land surveying companies offer comprehensive services including some, or all, of the above.

Choose a reputable Land Surveyor in whose skill and judgment you can put your trust. A Land Surveyor should not be selected by price alone. Competency is off first importance. 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/or the requirements of the governmental agency having jurisdiction over the property.

Land Surveyors, like other professionals, vary in knowledge and ability. The experiences expressed by clients has shown that the majority of Land Surveyors provide competent work for a reasonable fee.

 

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