Dedmon Surveys offers all types of land surveys/services including the following:
Surveying Consults - Our staff will be happy to answer any surveying questions you may have or advise you on future projects that may come along.
Boundary Surveys - A boundary survey establishes the true property corners and property lines of a parcel of land. Boundary surveys are performed for the purchase of a parcel to obtain building permits, resolve property disputes and for erecting fences. Easement lines may also be requested with this type of survey.
Subdivision and Design Layout - A subdivision survey is the division of a tract of land into smaller parcels for the purpose of providing new building lots. Subdivisions must conform to all state and local government ordinances. Dedmon Surveys also provides services with the design layout of the subdivision.
Topographic Surveys - Topographic surveys illustrate elevation with the use of contour lines and spot elevations. Topographic surveys are most often used by Engineers and Architects when determining the proper placement of a structure on land.
Mortgage Loan Surveys - These surveys are typically used by title companies and mortgage lenders to obtain proof that the major improvements on the property are free of encroachments onto neighboring properties or recorded easements. Mortgage Surveys are most often ordered by a real estate professional or an attorney and are the most common survey done for single family homes.
ALTA / ACSM Land Title Surveys - A survey made for the purpose of supplying a title company and lender with survey and location data necessary for the issuing of title and mortgage insurance. A detailed map is required to be done to “ALTA” specifications. The acronym “ALTA” stands for American Land Title Association. Specifications of this type of survey include (but are not limited to) determining property lines location of improvements, identifying all easements, utilities and other conditions affecting the property. ALTA surveys are comprehensive surveys that are more costly and time consuming that a typical survey. An ALTA survey is most often performed on commercial properties.
Elevation Certificates and LOMA application - Elevation surveys determine the elevation of various sections of a building or land in relation to a flooding source. Typically these surveys are used to aid and to determine if a property or structure is in a flood zone. In most cases a LOMA will result n a structure being removed from a special flood hazard area.
Site Plans - This type of survey is used to help home builders or other clients determine if a certain structure will conform with the setback requirements or other county ordinances on a parcel of land.
Comercial Construction Staking:
- Mass grading and earth work
- Road/street/parking lot staking
- Sanitary Sewer Utilities
- Curb and gutter lines
- Pipes and culverts
- Piers and column lines
Residential Construction Staking:
- Lot Clearing
- Basement Excavation
- Footing Layout
- Footing Pinned For Masons
- Foundation and Final Surveys
Line Dispute Resolution - Line dispute surveys typically require identifying the correct property lines by finding physical evidence of property corners and verifying that those property corners are correct. In many cases there may be gaps or overlaps that may not be resolved by the surveyor, and legal recourse may be the only solution.
Specialized Services Available Upon Request