Governmental Agency Involvement

by | Jul 1, 2024 | ALTA Survey, Commercial, Surveying Related

This month we continue with a commercial real estate blog series that covers each item in an ALTA survey checklist, otherwise known as TABLE A. We will look at the benefits of each point in detail. An ALTA survey is typically utilized for commercial and industrial properties only. The requirements to perform an ALTA allow for several additional features to be added to the typical boundary survey.

  1. As specified by the client, Governmental Agency survey-related requirements (e.g., HUD surveys, surveys for leases on Bureau of Land Management managed lands). The relevant survey requirements are to be provided by the client or client’s designated representative.

At the request of the client, the surveyor can show and label Areas of the property that are being leased to other entities. The location of the limits of use can be shown as well. The client must provide any documentation directly to the surveyor for consideration. The surveyor is not responsible for performing the research necessary or needed to show governmental agency related requests.


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