Summit Land Surveying provides a variety of land surveying services through its affiliated companies. We have the qualifications, equipment, software and training required to produce the deliverables you need.
Our modern surveying equipment enables us to provide quality results in an efficient manner. The specialized surveying equipment we use may include (but is not limited to) robotic total stations, multi-frequency GNSS, digital levels and RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System, also known as drones or UAV).
We serve both the private and public sectors across multiple industries.
Residential surveys are typically performed for the owner of a property, or someone looking to purchase a property. Often the reason for this type of survey is to make improvements, additions, or renovations to the property. Some of the services we can provide:
Cadastral surveys involve legal boundaries, and as BC Land Surveyors we are qualified to make measurements to determine the location of existing boundaries and to set new boundaries. Cadastral surveys usually result in a legal plan that gets registered with The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia. Examples include:
Topographic surveys identify features on the ground and may also include information about overhead or underground features. A topographic survey results in a map or plan that can illustrate ground elevations in the form of contour lines, the positions of buildings, fences, streets, sidewalks, driveways, utilities, retaining walls, trees, landscaping, and more. Topographic surveys can be prepared for a variety of purposes including:
NOTE: High resolution aerial imagery taken from a drone can be included with a topographic survey for an accurate visual underlay. We can provide accurate geo-referenced orthomosaic (multiple photos stitched together and geometrically corrected) for your project.
Construction surveys relate to building and infrastructure development and can be required throughout a project lifecycle from design to completion. Some of the services and products that we can provide are:
Environmental surveys are conducted for qualified environmental professional (RPBio, RBTech, etc.). We can provide precise positional information for:
Geodetic surveys establish the precise horizontal and vertical location of control points and other features relative to a global, regional or local reference system. Geodetic surveys are required for purposes such as:
Our expertise with cadastral information and geospatial data ideally qualifies us for certain tasks that may not require any field surveying:
Subdivision plans are collaborative projects involving planners, civil engineers, architects and land surveyors. Our accurate survey/subdivision plans may include road and services layout, topography and boundary retracement.
Condominium development in urban areas around Victoria and the Okanagan Valley continue to trend. We provide condominium surveys for developers planning small to large developments on unique and challenging locations.
Easements secure your right of passage over the adjacent property. We identify property boundaries and the rights associated with them via easement plans prepared to accompany the property title. If you need access over your neighbour’s property – e.g. for your driveway – an easement will legalize your rights. Statutory rights of way are common for municipalities and industries where power and pipelines cross private property.
Developers and landowners may create an air space parcel above their land for the land title office. The title for each parcel can then be dealt with separately from other parcels of land. This is the process for subdividing a building vertically and the only way to keep the strata separated from other land parcels. We understand municipal planning requirements and the policies governing air space subdivisions.
Contact us to discuss your specific requirements.