Association News

Best time to survey land is before problems can arise, expert says

August 15, 2008
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors urges property owners to proceed with caution when constructing a fence.

by Chris Jones
Staff Writer

There is no requirement to have property surveyed before installing a fence, but Burk Cornelius, executive director of the Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors in Edmond, urges homeowners to proceed with caution.
"A fence contractor will install a fence wherever the homeowner wants it,” Cornelius said. "If your improvement is on someone's property, it's an encroachment, and that's not good. Be careful even if taking down an old fence and putting up a new one. The older the fence is, it often means even more of a need to have a survey.”

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


POB January 2015 Cover

2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at integrated technologies that provide real-time 3D measurements of a Brisbane construction site.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

With the unmanned aerial system (UAS) presence growing in surveying, you will in 2015:
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.