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Site Planning Survey

A site planning survey is a type of land surveying required by local governing jurisdictions for building permit applications. It is used to plan developments and propose improvements of a site before construction starts. More specifically, a site planning survey is often done for designing commercial sites, industrial sites, residential areas, and road infrastructure.

Site planning surveys typically make use of elements of both topographic and boundary surveys. They involve topography, grading,

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What is Spatial Data?

Spatial data, also known as geospatial data, is a term used to describe any data related to or containing information about a specific location on the Earth’s surface.The BasicsSpatial data can exist in a variety of formats and contains more than just location specific information. To properly understand and learn more about spatial data, there are a few key terms that will help you become more fluent in the language of spatial data.VectorVector data is best described as graphical representation
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S Terms in Land Surveying

S Terms

S (Land Status Records)  – South.
             SAH (Land Status Records)  – Soldier’s Additional Homestead.
             SB MER (Land Status Records)  – San Bernardino Meridian.
             SC  – South Carolina.
             SCS (Land Status Records)  – Subsistence Camp Site.
             SCS (Land Status Records ) – United States Soil Conservation Service.
             SD (Land Status Records)  – State Director.
             SD  – South Dakota.
             S. DAK.  – South Dakota.

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