At Sydney A. Rapp Land Surveying, P.C. we provide a vast array services. There are many types of surveys. Choice of a survey type is made relative to the intent and purpose for which the survey is to be used. It is important for both, you as the client and us as professionals to understand what type of service you require. Below you will find brief descriptions and explanations of some of the services we provide. We hope this information helps you choose the type of survey you require. Of course if you do have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
A Property Survey is a type of survey which depicts or notes the position of boundaries with respect to: locations of all boundary monumentation found or set;apparent improvements and features, including as a minimum: dwellings, barns, garages, sheds, driveways, roadways, surface utilities, visible bodies of water and swimming pools; record easements and visible evidence of the use thereof;record and apparent means of ingress and egress;lines of occupation, including as a minimum: fences, walls, hedges and yards;deed restrictions pertaining to the location of buildings or other apparent Improvements;unresolved conflicts with record deed descriptions and maps;all apparent boundary encroachments;
An Improvement Location Survey/ Zoning Location Survey are types of surveys which depict or note the position,horizontally and, where required, vertically, between particular existing or proposed improvements with respect to the applicable municipal or statutory requirements. The purpose of this type of survey is to enable determination of compliance with said requirements.
A Topographic Survey is a type of survey which depicts the configuration (relief) of the earth's surface (ground) and the location of natural and artificial objects thereon. The Topographic and Vertical Classes of Accuracy, as defined in Section 20-300b-II of these regulations, shall be noted. Bench marks shall be depicted or noted on all Class T-I, T-2 and T-3 Surveys. Survey datum and contour interval shall be depicted or noted.
A Boundary Stake-Out is a type of survey which marks or monuments the physical positionof property corners or lines. We set concrete monuments, iron pipes, iron pins and drill holes. We provide a Staking Sketch indicating the monuments or markers set and indicating the Boundary Determination Category used. No other features need be depicted.
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Elevation Certificate (EC) (FEMA form 086-0-33) is an administrative tool of the NFIP which is to be used to provide elevation information necessary to ensure compliance with community floodplain management ordinances, to determine the proper insurance premium rate, or support a request for a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) or a Letter of Map Amendment based on fill (LOMR-F).