The topographic map is essential for design work by engineers, architects or landscape architects; we e.mail this data set to other design professionals for their work which is necessary for building permits or landscape projects.
- Research deeds, subdivision plats, aerial images or City or County mapping data for benchmark data.
- Survey Crew: On site visit to locate buried or lost property corners with a metal detector and shovel – any found corner can become the starting elevation or ‘benchmark’ unless the building permit requires “sea level” elevations (USGS) which would be based on specific city or county benchmarks.
- Crew measures ground elevations surrounding a proposed house or building site, a new driveway or an addition to an existing structure
Product is a contour map of the existing ground elevations, structures and improvements – can be in electronic form or printed