surveying services include site layout for grading, layout
for utilities such as sanitary sewers and drainage structures,
layout for construction of paved areas and curbs, and
the layout of buildings.
We can import site plans from design firms who use AutoCAD
or a similar program. This enables us to generate a digital
database of coordinates for our field computers allowing
us to mark any desired point in the project on the ground.
We can meet with builders, design professionals and homeowners
in the field to position structures with regard to view,
solar aspect or to existing physical features. We can
place critical points of the structure on the ground to
allow for approval or revision. Revisions are quick and
easy ensuring that the placement of structures is to the
Ridge Land Surveying, Inc. developed a special process
for building stake out.
1: We review the plans in detail and enter the
dimensions into AutoCAD. If we locate any dimensional
errors in the plan, we contact our client and have the
errors corrected before leaving the office.
Step 2: We position the building on the
parcel using a site plan or by onsite consultation.
Step 3: We place offset stakes for basement excavation.
Step 4: After basement excavation, we place stakes
at the exterior corners of the footings.
All stakes are numbered and we supply a guide map for
ease of digging.
Step 5: If requested, we will place spikes
in the footing ditches at the foundation wall corner
locations to guide the placement of vertical reinforcing
Step 6: After the footings are poured, we mark
the foundation wall corners in the
concrete with small nails, so the foundation contractor
can begin building the walls.
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