Alta Surveys In Vernal Utah

Alta Surveys In Vernal Utah – Quality and Affordable

In the past 3 months, we have performed over 5 ALTA surveys in Vernal Utah.  We feel confident in our quality and our affordability rate.  Surveying in Vernal, may at times present challenges, but no more difficulties than any other city in the State of Utah.

Alta Surveys In Vernal UtahHow to move forward with an ALTA survey?

The first step is to decide what ALTA Table A items, you would like to have provided by the ALTA survey.  Below is the ALTA Table A item requirements.

TABLE A

OPTIONAL SURVEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFICATIONS

NOTE: The items of Table A must be negotiated between the surveyor and client. It may be necessary
for the surveyor to qualify or expand upon the description of these items (e.g., in reference to Item 6(b),
there may be a need for an interpretation of a restriction). The surveyor cannot make a certification on the
basis of an interpretation or opinion of another party. Notwithstanding Table A Items 5 and 11(b), if an
engineering design survey is desired as part of an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey, such services should
be negotiated under Table A, item 22.

If checked, the following optional items are to be included in the ALTA/ACSM LAND TITLE
SURVEY, except as otherwise qualified (see note above):

1. _____ Monuments placed (or a reference monument or witness to the corner) at all major
corners of the boundary of the property, unless already marked or referenced by existing
monuments or witnesses.

2. _____ Address(es) if disclosed in Record Documents, or observed while conducting the survey.

3. _____ Flood zone classification (with proper annotation based on federal Flood Insurance Rate
Maps or the state or local equivalent) depicted by scaled map location and graphic
plotting only.

4. _____ Gross land area (and other areas if specified by the client).

5. _____ Vertical relief with the source of information (e.g. ground survey or aerial map), contour
interval, datum, and originating benchmark identified.

6. _____ (a) Current zoning classification, as provided by the insurer.

_____ (b) Current zoning classification and building setback requirements, height and floor
space area restrictions as set forth in that classification, as provided by the insurer. If
none, so state.

7. _____ (a) Exterior dimensions of all buildings at ground level.

(b) Square footage of:

_____ (1) exterior footprint of all buildings at ground level.

_____ (2) other areas as specified by the client.

_____ (c) Measured height of all buildings above grade at a location specified by the client. If no
location is specified, the point of measurement shall be identified. American Land Title Association Minimum Standard Detail Requirements
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping For ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
Effective 2/23/2011

8. _____ Substantial features observed in the process of conducting the survey (in addition to the
improvements and features required under Section 5 above) such as parking lots,
billboards, signs, swimming pools, landscaped areas, etc.

9. _____ Striping, number and type (e.g. handicapped, motorcycle, regular, etc.) of parking spaces
in parking areas, lots and structures.

10. _____ (a) Determination of the relationship and location of certain division or party walls
designated by the client with respect to adjoining properties (client to obtain necessary
permissions).

_____ (b) Determination of whether certain walls designated by the client are plumb (client to
obtain necessary permissions).

11. Location of utilities (representative examples of which are listed below) existing on or
serving the surveyed property as determined by:

_____ (a) Observed evidence.

_____ (b) Observed evidence together with evidence from plans obtained from utility companies
or provided by client, and markings by utility companies and other appropriate sources
(with reference as to the source of information).
 Railroad tracks, spurs and sidings;
 Manholes, catch basins, valve vaults and other surface indications of
subterranean uses;
 Wires and cables (including their function, if readily identifiable) crossing the
surveyed property, and all poles on or within ten feet of the surveyed property.
Without expressing a legal opinion as to the ownership or nature of the potential
encroachment, the dimensions of all encroaching utility pole crossmembers or
overhangs; and
 utility company installations on the surveyed property.

Note – With regard to Table A, item 11(b), source information from plans and markings will
be combined with observed evidence of utilities to develop a view of those underground
utilities. However, lacking excavation, the exact location of underground features cannot
be accurately, completely and reliably depicted. Where additional or more detailed
information is required, the client is advised that excavation may be necessary.

12. _____ Governmental Agency survey-related requirements as specified by the client, such as for
HUD surveys, and surveys for leases on Bureau of Land Management managed lands.

13. _____ Names of adjoining owners of platted lands according to current public records.

14. _____ Distance to the nearest intersecting street as specified by the client.

15. _____ Rectified orthophotography, photogrammetric mapping, airborne/mobile laser scanning
and other similar products, tools or technologies as the basis for the showing the location
of certain features (excluding boundaries) where ground measurements are not otherwise American Land Title Association Minimum Standard Detail Requirements
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping For ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
Effective 2/23/2011 necessary to locate those features to an appropriate and acceptable accuracy relative to a nearby boundary. The surveyor shall (a) discuss the ramifications of such
methodologies (e.g. the potential precision and completeness of the data gathered
thereby) with the insurer, lender and client prior to the performance of the survey and, (b)
place a note on the face of the survey explaining the source, date, precision and other
relevant qualifications of any such data.

16. _____ Observed evidence of current earth moving work, building construction or building
additions.

17. _____ Proposed changes in street right of way lines, if information is available from the
controlling jurisdiction. Observed evidence of recent street or sidewalk construction or
repairs.

18. _____ Observed evidence of site use as a solid waste dump, sump or sanitary landfill.

19. _____ Location of wetland areas as delineated by appropriate authorities.

20. _____ (a) Locate improvements within any offsite easements or servitudes benefitting the
surveyed property that are disclosed in the Record Documents provided to the surveyor
and that are observed in the process of conducting the survey (client to obtain necessary
permissions).

_____ (b) Monuments placed (or a reference monument or witness to the corner) at all major
corners of any offsite easements or servitudes benefitting the surveyed property and
disclosed in Record Documents provided to the surveyor (client to obtain necessary
permissions).

21. _____ Professional Liability Insurance policy obtained by the surveyor in the minimum amount
of $____________ to be in effect throughout the contract term. Certificate of Insurance to
be furnished upon request.

22. _____ ___________________________________________________________________

Alta Surveys In Vernal UtahMake Contact for an ALTA surveys In Vernal Utah?

The next step is to make contact to begin the coordination of an ALTA survey.  At this time a preliminary title report is ordered and direction on a time table is discussed.  Once these two items are spoken of, the next step is to simply begin the survey.

Call ALTA land surveys today for your ALTA survey in your area.  Call 1 (435) 623-0897 today.


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