Professional Land Surveying- Licensed in Pennsylvania and New York State.

Boundary Survey

To identify the location of a parcel boundary, a landowner must have a boundary survey completed.

To perform a Boundary Survey of a property, Butler Land Surveying will typically perform the following tasks:

• Conduct research of deeds and maps at the county courthouse to identify deed descriptions of the subject parcel and the adjoining parcels.

• Perform a field survey of the subject parcel using conventional and GPS techniques to measure the location of existing property line evidence.

• Analyze field data with respect to deed descriptions to generate a final boundary solution.

• Perform a field survey to mark the final boundary corners with 5/8-inch rebar and caps and mark the property lines using flagging, paint and blazes.

• Prepare a final map reflecting the results of the field survey.

Subdivision

To subdivide land into smaller tracts, a landowner must submit a subdivision map to the local government for approval. Map requirements and subdivision processes differ depending upon the municipality.

To perform a subdivision of your property, Butler Land Surveying will typically perform the following tasks:

• Conduct research of deeds and maps at the county courthouse to identify deed descriptions of the subject parcel and the adjoining parcels.

• Perform a field survey of the subject parcel to measure the location of existing property line evidence. Depending on the size of the existing parcel, it may not be necessary to survey the entire tract.

• Analyze field data with respect to deed descriptions to generate a final boundary solution of the area to be subdivided.

• Perform a field survey to mark the final boundary corners of the new parcel with 5/8-inch rebar and caps and mark the property lines using flagging, paint and blazes.

• Prepare a subdivision map in compliance with municipal requirements reflecting the results of the field survey and the new parcel.

• Prepare a Surveyor’s Description of the new parcel.

Topographic Survey

A Topographic Survey is often needed when substantial construction is planned for a site. Typically this survey work is done in close coordination with a Professional Engineer, Architect or Landscape Architect who is designing the new facilities.

To perform a Topographic Survey of your property, Butler Land Surveying will typically perform the following tasks:

• Perform a field survey of the site to measure the location of existing site features such as buildings, drives, surface utilities, walls, water and woods lines. Ground elevations are measured to generate contours.

• Prepare a 3D surface of the site using specialized modeling software.

• Generate contours and label surface features.

• Prepare a Topographic Map which reflects the results of the field survey.

 

Elevation Certificate

The Federal Emergency Management Agency requires homeowners to submit an Elevation Certificate as part of the application process to review flood insurance requirements.

To prepare an Elevation Certificate for certain areas, Butler Land Surveying measures the house elevation relative to a known benchmark. These reference benchmarks are often miles away and require considerable time to measure to.

The completed Elevation Certificate may reflect the floor elevation of the home and is signed and sealed by a Licensed Land Surveyor.

Construction Layout

Prior to construction, contractors often need critical points laid out using precise measurements. These points may be building corners or grade stakes for earthwork excavation.

To perform Construction Layout services, Butler Land Surveying normally pre-computes the position of the features relative to established control points at the site. Then the field crew sets stakes and hubs to allow the contractor to begin construction.