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Surveying has evolved throughout history from the Egyptian rope pullers at our beginning to modern 3D laser scanning using aerial drones. As our profession continues to change, the terminology of our profession is changing as well. Land Surveying is commonly referred to now as "Geomatics", which is the branch of science that deals with the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data relating to the earth's surface.

DMP’s Surveying Department is one of the cornerstones of our business, and one of the Triad’s largest surveying operations.

Our professional surveyors are licensed in multiple states, DMP field crews are well equipped with the latest technology including global positioning receivers (GPS), robotic operating stations, and other advanced technologies. This equipment helps ensure a fast and accurate product for our customers.

Our Surveying department produces a wide variety of surveys for engineering projects, private developers, contractors, NCDOT, and public utility companies.

DMP surveying services includes the following types of surveys:

  • ALTA/NSPS Title Surveys
  • Boundary & Topographic Surveys
  • Commercial/Industrial Sites
  • Construction Layout and Staking
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) (RTK and VRS)
  • Photogrammetric Control
  • Residential Subdivisions
  • Utility Corridors
  • GIS Data Mapping

"Generally speaking, among the variety of professional services providers, the Professional Surveyor is the only one that is likely to be involved in a project from beginning to end. He/she is the first on the property to verify its boundaries and acreage; the one to provide official maps/plats utilized to purchase or identify the usable space for any intended purpose, and to create official plats for any division of the land; the one to provide reference points for the construction of streets, utilities, buildings, etc.; the one to confirm that features constructed on the site are located in the correct horizontal and vertical location, and thus ready for use.”

“Whether you realize it or not, your life is affected every day by the expertise, dedication, and skills of a Professional Surveyor.”

National Society Of Professional Surveyors

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