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Topographic Surveys for British Columbia

Effective planning for any development depends on precise topographical surveys to generate mapping that details the surface of the earth and objects on it. If you are designing anything from a new garden to a new subdivision, you will find that topographical surveys are necessary and very useful planning tools.

Topographic surveys performed by certified land surveyors identify the terrain features of a land area. They account for existing objects on or near the surface, such as buildings, streets, walkways, retaining walls, utility poles etc. Topographic surveying in BC / Alberta, or elsewhere identifies differences in elevation, which are marked on the survey with contour lines. 

When do you need a Topographic Survey?

Topographic surveys are required when an area is being assessed for new construction or further development. The survey is essential to show what the land looks like now, and to inform how planned buildings should be designed and constructed.

Perhaps one of the most important functions of a topographic survey is to identify areas where construction may not be possible or if grading will be required in order to make it possible.

A topographic survey provides architects and builders essential information to determine how the land will have to be shaped to provide a the base for the planned construction. After the initial project is complete, a topographic survey can also be used as the basis for a variety of subsequent plans and designs.

Need a Topographic Survey?

We have over 40 years of experience providing accurate, reliable surveys.  All Bennett Surveyors are certified by the BC Land Surveyors Association.

Request a free quote or contact our main office or the regional office best situated to serve you:

Vancouver Land Surveyors – 604-980-4868
Victoria / Langley Land Surveyors250-590-3074

Surrey Land Surveyors – 604-582-0717
Sunshine Coast Land Surveyors – 604-886-2531
Squamish / Whistler Land Surveyors – 604-892-4816
Kelowna / Okanagan Land Surveyors – 250-763-5711
Nanaimo Land Surveyors250-754-5518
Ladner Land Surveyors604-946-1788
Maple Ridge Land Surveyors604-463-2509
Mission Land Surveyors – 604-820-1554

Bennett Land Surveying Services include:

Construction Surveys Property BoundariesRestrictive Covenants
Topographical SurveysSubdivision PlansAs-Built Surveys
Strata PlansLeasesVolumes
Air Space PlansEasements / Rights of WayDrone Surveying
Building Location CertificatesStatutory Rights of WayBuilding Permits
3D ScanningMonitoring


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