Land surveying forms the basis for many planning and engineering
projects. It is often the essential starting point and an integral
step in project development.
Land surveying is done to locate existing boundaries, to establish
new boundaries of a parcel of land, to prepare topographic plans
for planning and design of engineering projects, and to lay out
the control points for construction. Typical surveys provided
by our staff include:
To locate property boundaries, show the area enclosed, and
make a permanent record of the boundaries. Includes marking
the boundaries on the ground and making a survey map for the
To show the relative location of distant points, usually
for mapping of larger areas and for orientation of aerial
For development of site plans. This may show property boundaries,
ground slopes, and existing man-made features such as buildings
and roads and sewer and water supplies, to help plan for construction
of additional buildings and utilities.
Shows ground surface slopes by contour lines or spot elevations.
This may be included on a site plan or boundary survey to
satisfy the requirements of zoning or subdivision laws, or
to plan for roads or septic systems.
To guide construction of larger buildings, roads, and utility
lines and pipes.
To establish cut & fill quantities for gravel pits, borrow
pits, and roads.
and Right-of-Way Surveys
To establish limits of property use and guide construction
of utilities, access roads, and roadway improvements.
PROVAN & LORBER, INC. maintains state-of-the-art electronic
field survey equipment for all field functions, calculations,
and plotting. All field surveys are performed using a total station
with data collector. All Plans are prepared on a computer using
Softdesk v. 12 software. PROVAN & LORBER, INC. can provide
survey plans on electronic media in .DXF or .DWG format. The firm
has access to and utilizes GPS equipment for large control surveys.