When Is A Surveyor Needed?

  • When land is bought or sold.
  • Before land is divided.
  • If a line or corner location is unknown or in dispute.
  • If a money-lending agency requires a survey.
  • Before constructing a building or fence.
  • Before conveying a lot from a larger tract and the lot has not been surveyed.
  • Before cutting timber near a property line.
  • When you believe someone is encroaching on your land.
  • To establish easements and rights-of-way.

What services are included in my survey?

  • Examine your deed and those of adjoiners and look for evidence of any problems.
  • Advise if you actually need a survey.
  • Find and mark your corners properly.
  • Cooperate with your attorney, realtor, banker, engineer, or architect.

How much will my survey cost?

There are many factors involved, including:

  • The purpose of the survey and the equipment needed.
  • Terrain and vegetation.
  • Accessibility.
  • Liability.
  • If the surveyor has made other surveys in the area.
  • If there are disputes over any lines.
  • Deed research required.
  • Number of unknown corners.
  • Existence of fences.
  • Vagueness of descriptions.
  • Number of acres.

What else can Shawnee Professional Services do for me?

These additional services are also available. Please call for an estimate.

  • Mark and stake property lines.
  • Survey subdivisions, establish new corners and markers.
  • Locate buildings, fences, right-of-way, encroachments, and other possession evidence.
  • Appear in hearings as an expert witness.

What information do I need to Provide Shawnee?

  • The purpose of the survey.
  • A copy of your deed
  • Any plats you have and information about the location of property lines.
  • Any information you may have about disagreements over location of corners and lines.

What will I receive from Shawnee?

  • Work done in accordance with State laws, regulations, and to the highest standard of ethics.
  • Plat of Survey.
  • Mark property corners.
  • Additional services are available, at varying fees, according to your specific needs.

Caution for Landowners:

  • Don’t mistake preliminary traverse lines for true lines.
  • Don’t move or relocate markers.
  • Before hiring a surveyor, check their credentials, experience, and years in business.
  • Contact the surveyor well before the survey is needed.

What other Services does Shawnee provide?

  • Cellular Communication Site Surveys
  • Control Surveys for Aerial Photography
  • Pipeline Corridor/Mapping
  • Geodetic Control Surveys
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Environmental Surveys
  • Hydrographic Surveys
  • Volumetric Surveys
  • Boundary Surveys
  • ALTA Surveys
  • Site Design
  • Utility Design
  • Subdivision Design
  • Transportation Design