Engineering Surveys – Layout or as-constructed surveys of civil, electrical or gas facilities
First Nation Surveys -Legal, topographic or engineering surveys on Indian Reserves
Subdivision Plans – Dividing a parcel of land into two or more lots. A BCLS can assist in the process and design of the subdivision based on the zoning and requirements of the approving authority.
Property Line Surveys – Proper legal re-establishment of property lines (which may involve a Posting Plan) and layout of the line on the ground.
Easement Plans – Ingress-Egress (access) to your property can be across an adjoining property and a survey may be required.
Statutory Right of Way – A designated area of your property which gives specific rights to a utility company or municipality to install, repair and have legal access. (gas, water, power, etc.)
Covenant Plan – Reserves or protects an area on a property for specific reasons such as a no-build, no-disturb area, environmentally sensitive area, or septic areas, etc.
Strata Plans – Create individual title to a building(s) or land (Bare Land Strata) with common facilities and common property.
Topographic Plans – Provides information of a site for the design of roads, subdivisions, volumetric areas and residential planning. A topographic plan can show elevations and contours, existing utilities, roads, buildings, natural boundaries, and ground features.
Accretion Survey – If you have riparian rights (your land borders on a body of water) you may be entitled to additional lands when soil is deposited due to accretion.
Building layouts and Certificates – When constructing a new commercial or residential building there may be three surveying services required.
- Layout for excavation purposes.
- Layout the foundation to ensure proper front, rear and side yard set-backs are met.
- After the concrete foundation is poured a Building Location Certificate is a requirement by the Municipality. The certificate may also be used for financing and mortgage purposes.
Posting Plans – Replacement of or setting new property pin(s) requires the filing a posting plan in the Land Titles Office.
Road Closure, Road Dedication, Road Reserve Plans – Usually a requirement of a municipality during development of a property.
Consolidation Plans – joining two or more parcels of property together to create one larger titled property.
Commercial Lease Plans