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THE NOTES AND PLATS ARE REVIEWED

The field notes and plats, in their official form, are examined and reviewed by experienced land surveyors to ensure that the survey, plat, and field notes meet all legal and technical requirements. The official record contains a complete description of work performed and monuments established.

The review process provides:

  • Assurance of accurate, official records
  • Detailed documentation of the survey
  • A basis for decisions made to establish or reestablish boundary lines
  • Verified measurements (plats versus field notes), proportions and/or adjustments. acreage and closures
  • Thorough, accurate recordation of evidence found or recovered
  • Assurance of proper methods and procedures utilized
  • Accurate transcription of field data by the surveyor
  • A thorough, independent check by an experience land surveyor

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