What can a Professional Land Surveyor do for me?
Per Colorado Revised Statutes 12-25-202(7):
"Professional Land Surveyor" means an
individual who practices professional land
surveying and who is currently registered with
the board after demonstrating competency to
practice, as defined by section 12-25-214.
Registration is earned through years of
education and experience and successful
completion of a series of licensing
A Professional Land Surveyor renders a highly
technical service to the Client. As a licensed
professional, the services provided by the
surveyor must comply with several applicable
laws, regulations, standards and codes which
have been established by state, county, and
local governments and professional societies.
The Professional Land Surveyor must conform
to these guidelines and will abide by these high
standards of conduct and practice.
The Professional Land Surveyor can:
! Review your deed along with other
evidence and render a professional opinion
as to the locations and conflicts of the
boundaries of your land.
-Set monuments at your property corners
and mark them so they can be easily found
- Keep an accurate record of all services
performed and measurements obtained.
-Identify and advise you of any apparent
defect in your land description or evidence
of conflict of ownership and/or use.
-Prepare a plat or map of your property
indicating boundary measurements, the
monuments found and placed, and the
-Provide the client with copies of these
maps bearing the Professional Land Surveyor’s signature and seal. Copies of these maps will also be filed in the County Records where the land is located. This will ensure that the plat or map is available for public inspection.
In addition, a Professional Land Surveyor is qualified to:
-Create a property description for all new
parcels or any existing parcels that may have a defect.
-Appear in court as an expert witness concerning real property ownership, location or use.
-Assist you in the planning and layout of the
Lots, Blocks, streets, easements, etc. in a new subdivision.