And engineer is surveying land for construction

Why Do You Need Land Surveys?

Is it even necessary to put all the hectic nontechnical equipment and concepts of soil engineering with value engineering to be done before starting your next construction project? Land surveys evaluate how one piece of land differs from another.

In fact, several land issues can suddenly pop up meanwhile your construction process. Hence, it is important to survey the land before bringing your team on the site or setting up big bulldozers

  • Things might have changed

You may find the land of your dream for constructing your next big residential or commercial plot after finding the prestigious location. You know utilization of lands for decades or even more needs soil testing before the structuring work. Examine the boundary lines again as the old surveys may be inaccurate or unsuitable now as per the land condition.

Analyzing buildings or other structures rise and fall. As a professional real estate builder and developer, it becomes your core responsibility to examine the soil. Ultimately, land conditions for correcting those discrepancies.

Zoning the regulations shift with respect to time intervals. Land surveys have helped in the evaluation of unsuitable residential plots as gauged in old surveys.

  • Unidentified Easements and Rights-of-Way

You may have identified the land thoroughly. Sometimes there can be a road running down your backyard or near your commercial plot. We call such easements or rights of-way obstructions. Any other neighbor, utility company or an agency can utilize this as per the property laws.

For example, your previous owner might have allowed access to your house’s road to your neighbors. They may not have the direct access to the road by signing up an agreement. This means he has granted him an easement on your commercial plot. In short given him the right of-way to consume part of your property.

There can be many such situations where someone else can be holding an easement on your commercial plot. This is why it is the need of the time to analyze the land before starting your construction process. Surveys will unleash such problems to prevent you from building on an undecidable piece of land.

  • Find the Hidden Objects

It is significant to identify all the utilities located underground before you bring your team for starting the work. There can be a number of gas lines, water pipes, electrical or phone wires crossing your land. While, few connections may go unnoticed. As compared to cost of your massive construction project, a little survey can literally save you from future hustles. Additionally it will shower you with little to groundbreaking details about your ground.


  • The Subsequent Step

If you are done with, geographical, topographical surveys then attain the required information. Gear up all your nuts and bearing. Start your next construction project without any worries and turn your ideas into reality.

Share your thoughts