The Importance of Surveying a Property Line

Although a land survey may seem tedious and unnecessary when doing some projects, in fact there are many cases in which they become valuable, cost saving tools.  Recently one of our clients found out how important a survey can be.  The client contacted us with concerns about a retaining wall that borders their property.  They stated that the wall is crumbling, and client does not know who is responsible for repairs to the wall.  LandTech was able to help!  A crew went out and completed a boundary survey of the property, and also mapped the points of the retaining wall in question. After all of the information was compiled a map of the property was made showing all of the needed information. This in turn helped decide who was responsible for any new construction or repairs that were needed to happen with the wall.



ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey in Butler Wisconsin

Land Tech Surveying, LLC just recently finished an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey for a bank in Southeastern Wisconsin. A survey was needed of the property so that the title company could insure title to the property free and clear of survey matters.

An ALTA survey is a land survey that is made for the Title Company and/or Lender with the survey and location data needed for the issuing of title or mortgage insurance. For this purpose a map is drawn to “ALTA” specifications. “ALTA” stands for American Land Title Association.

ALTA specifies the data to be shown on the survey and this includes boundary lines, location of the main building including improvements, location of ancillary buildings, the identification of easements (access rights by service companies such as water, gas, telephone, railways and other utilities). ALTA surveys are very complex surveys and can cost upwards of thousands dollars and take weeks to complete. For that reason most ALTA surveys are performed on commercial properties.

An ALTA Land Survey guarantees to meet the requirements for an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey as detailed by the American Land Title Association, National Society of Professional Surveyors and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Waukesha County or in Southeastern Wisconsin, give Land Tech Surveying, LLC a call at 262-367-7599. You can also check out our website at or email us at

Thank you,
John D. Downing, RLS


Flood Elevation Certificate in Wisconsin

Land Tech Surveying and Engineering, LLC, will help those who feel they are paying for flood insurance unjustly, or would like to have their home rated at a lower risk for flooding.  Having been through the process many of times, we understand the frustrations and complexities this process may entail.  Put our experience to the test as we have successfully helped many of our clients save hundreds, if not thousands of dollars a year.  Let Land Tech fill out an Elevation Certificate or a LOMA, and let us handle this difficult process with FEMA to lower your flood insurance.

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Waukesha County or Southeastern Wisconsin, give Land Tech a call at 262-367-7599. You can also check out our website at or email us at


Lot Line Survey in Franklin, Wisconsin

Lot 4 of Whitnall View

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Milwaukee County, look no further.  Land Tech Surveying & Engineering, LLC can take care of all your land surveying needs.  John McAdams of Colonial Quality Printing, wanted to know where his lot lines were because he had a very odd shaped lot.  Land Tech was able to mark all the corners and mark each line in between lot corners so that John was able to see exactly where his lot lines were for Lot 4 of Whitnall View of Franklin, Wisconsin.  Now John will also be able to have a better idea of where to build his dream garage in a couple of years.

If you or someone you know needs land surveying services, call Land Tech at 262-367-7599.  Or check out our website at or email us at

Thank you,
John D. Downing, R.L.S.

“Southeastern Wisconsin’s Most Trusted Surveyor”


Land Surveyor Waukesha County

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Waukesha county, Land Tech Surveying is your company of choice.   Just last week Land Tech provided a plat of survey for Bob of Brookfield.  Bob needed a plat of survey showing his lot lines, house, and proposed shed that he wants to build.  The plat of survey will then be turned into the City of Brookfield to get approval for construction of the shed.  Having a survey done can save a lot of hassle down the road.  You dont want to end up building on your neighbors lot, or bring up a possible lot line dispute.

Land Tech also provides ALTA/ACSM surveys, Certified Survey Maps, Topographical surveys and mapping, construction staking, FEMA Elevation certificates, architectural surveys, easement and legal descriptions, environmental surveys and all types of boundary surveys for developers, builders, lenders and government agencies.

Southeastern Wisconsin’s Most Trusted Surveyor

John D. Downing
Land Tech Surveying & Engineering LLC