Surveying

Project Control Engineering, Inc. is a leading professional land surveyor providing professional land surveying services, including ALTA Surveys, ACSM Surveys and 3D High Definition Land Surveying ( High Definition Laser Scanning and 3D Scanning service ) services throughout Michigan. We (Professional Land Planning & Surveying Company) are one of the best land surveyors for the real estate, development, engineering, environmental, and telecommunications industries.

Across Michigan, PCE has gained an impressive record of repeat business and land surveyor referrals with public and private clients such as Developers, Property Owners, Land Brokers, Engineers, Architects, General Contractors, Attorneys, Governmental Agencies, and Municipalities. We believe this is a testament to our land surveying service philosophy which is to provide you with a competitively priced, high quality land survey that meets your needs and deadlines, so that you have a professional land surveyor you can unwaveringly trust each and every time. We are proud of our record in providing the best ALTA Land Surveys, ACSM Surveys and High Definition Land Surveying (High Definition3D Laser Scanning ) services for the state of Michigan.

GIS SERVICES

GIS technology and applications have revolutionized our ability to display, interpret and spatially analyze environmental data and information; enabling us to support practical and effective decision-making. PCE uses advanced GIS technology and applications to collect and integrate data, perform spatial analyses, produce GIS maps and develop 3-dimensional animations, graphics and data tables.

Our thorough understanding of the latest GIS technology and applications and the concepts underlying GIS data, queries and codes in relational databases enable us to apply the most cost-effective solutions to respond to your requirements.

Our GIS-based approach to civil engineering allows us to align your requirements with the right GIS solution – you define a vision for what you would like to achieve with your project and we can help you deliver it. We maintain the highest quality-control standards to ensure that your project is validated and as near perfect as possible.

What is a Survey?

American Land Title Association (ALTA) Survey

A survey performed to specific guidelines set fourth by the American Land Title Association and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, usually for the purpose of a Commercial real estate transaction or mortgage.

Architectural Survey

Combination of a boundary and topographic survey. This survey shows utilities, boundary lines, building setbacks, easements, and all surface features.

As-Built Survey

A survey for the purpose of showing features that have been constructed to provide a record of the construction and to verify that the construction has been completed according to the approved design plans

Boundry Survey

A survey for the delineation of lines of record title. Boundary Surveys include the location of all Survey monuments and their relationship with the public record and the monumentation of parcel corners and lot corners created during the subdivision process.

Construction Layout

Layout surveys from engineering plans. They involve locating on the ground, features as shown on a design plan, including buildings, curbs, paved areas, roadways, and/or utilities.

FEMA Elevation Certificate

A form published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to determine if a structure or area is in a specific flood zone by determining the ground elevation. A survey would be conducted on the site to determine the elevation as required by FEMA. The form would be completed for submittal to insurance agent, mortgage company, or municipality.

FEMA Letter of map Amendment (LOMA)

If a structure is determined to be out of a flood zone it may be necessary to complete a form for a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA), which includes preparing the form and providing documents for review by FEMA.

Site Plan/Plot ( Plan/Grading )

A survey for the purpose of proposing construction projects for approval by municipalities. This may include elevation information, setbacks, adjacent structures, location and dimensions of proposed construction, and/or utility information. Requirements vary widely by municipality, usually requires a boundary survey.

Property Divisions

A survey for the purpose of splitting an existing parcel (legal description) into two or more new parcels. This includes all elements of a boundary survey, including the creation of new legal descriptions.

Topographic Survey

A survey that locates surface features such as buildings, fences, and other permanent objects, and relating changes in ground elevations. A Topographic survey includes a drawing showing all structures, including buildings, paved areas, fences, walls, etc. Determining variation in ground elevations and showing elevations on a final map in the form of spot elevations and/or contour lines as required.