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Garland Land Surveying

Government Surveys

Cadastral surveying is the sub-field of  cadastre  and surveying that specializes in the establishment and re-establishment of real property boundaries. It is an important component of the legal creation of properties. A cadastral surveyor must apply both the spatial-measurement principles of general surveying and legal principles such as respect of neighboring titles

As part of a five-year (5 yr), Prime Cadastral Surveying IDIQ contract with Region 1 of the US Forest Service (USFS), which GLS acquired in 2017 GLS has completed five (5) government cadastral surveys involving approximately 45.5 miles of USFS boundary being surveyed, cleared and posted. Additionally, approximately 169 Public Land Surveying System (PLSS) monuments have been searched, recovered, calculated and/or set, per USFS Region 1 Specifications while following the Bureau of Land Management Manual of Surveying Instructions. The purpose of these surveys was to establish and/or re-establish USFS land boundaries in rural areas throughout Western Montana and Northern Idaho.

Our government projects have included various Boundary surveys, Retracement Dependent Resurvey of the Public Land Survey System (PLSS), Retracement Dependent Resurvey of Mineral Surveys (MS), encroachment surveys and Agricultural exempt surveys. GLS is a group of professional surveyors from all disciplines within the surveying profession. We specialize in cadastral surveying because that’s what we are passionate about. With this said, all our surveyors are fully capable of completing your project from field to finish in an expeditious and cost-efficient manner, regardless of the agency. There is no government project to small or to large that we at GLS cannot handle, adapt to or finish with 100% confidence.

Key services provided are:

  • Cadastral Surveys
  • Hydrographic Surveys
  • Mining Surveys
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Environmental Planning Surveys
  • Right-of-Way Surveys
  • Design – Build Surveys
  • Encroachment Surveys
  • Complete records research at the county courthouse
  • Establish contact with and secured permissions from all adjacent landowners
  • Conduct section corner data analysis &sectional breakdown calculations
  • Survey, post, clear and mark government boundaries
  • Preparation of and the recording of Records of Survey and/or Certificates of Survey
  • Preparation of and the submittal of final survey reports to the government
  • Filed corner recordation forms in their respective County Courthouse

NAICS Codes: 541370, 541330
DUNS Number: 08-036-2426
CAGE Code: 7PK36

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