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Why does a survey cost this much?

The Survey Process

Research- Determine the description of record for the subject property and all adjoiners.

Field- Identify evidence in the field of corner monumentation (stone, iron pipe, chisel mark, cedar stake, tree, etc.). Measure and field locate all physical improvements.

Computing- Compare evidence in the field with descriptions of record, when in the Land Surveyors professional judgment enough evidence corresponds to the descriptions of record, the surveyor shall prepare a plat.

Drafting- Prepare a plat showing the relationship of the description of record and physical improvements.