Chapter 11. Evaluating Survey Plats

  1. Stephen V. Estopinal

Published Online: 22 DEC 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470432778.ch11

A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition

A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition

How to Cite

Estopinal, S. V. (2008) Evaluating Survey Plats, in A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470432778.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470230589

Online ISBN: 9780470432778

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Keywords:

  • eliminate;
  • subdivision;
  • encroachments;
  • certification;
  • dimensions

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • PLAT EVALUATION CHECKLIST

  • DETERMINING THE LAND RECORD SYSTEM USED

  • DETERMINING THE MAP PROJECTION USED

  • EVALUATING THE AGE OF THE SURVEY

  • DETERMINING THE PURPOSE OF THE SURVEY

  • EXAMINING THE SURVEY FOR GROSS DISCREPANCIES

  • NORTH ARROW

  • LEGAL DESCRIPTION

  • DATE OF THE SURVEY

  • NAME OF THE SURVEYOR

  • SIGNATURE AND SEAL

  • ADJOINING PROPERTIES

  • DIMENSIONS OF ALL SIDES

  • BEARING OR ANGLES

  • NAME OF CLIENT, PURPOSE OF SURVEY

  • CERTIFICATION

  • LIMITING WORDS OR PHRASES

  • AREA

  • SCALE

  • COMPARING THE SURVEY PLAT WITH THE DEED

  • EXAMINING THE SURVEY PLAT FOR EASEMENTS

  • EXAMINING THE SURVEY PLAT FOR ENCROACHMENTS

  • DETERMINING THE PRECISION REQUIRED

  • DETERMINING NEEDS NOT COVEREDIN A SURVEY PLAT

  • CONTACTING THE SURVEYOR