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Subdivision Survey

A subdivision survey is necessary when subdividing a piece of land into smaller lots for potential development or sale.

Fort Myers Land Surveyors has the expertise and tools to provide an accurate subdivision survey.

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A subdivision survey is necessary when a single piece of land is subdivided into multiple lots. First, a surveyor needs to do a boundary survey on the entire lot. Then the surveyor can subdivide into smaller parcels,  a form of a boundary survey so the subdivision design can be completed. Next, the surveyor will do a boundary or lot survey to ensure that the design of the individual lots is consistent with the design of the subdivision. This survey is done any time land is subdivided, including for housing tracts, or selling a portion of your residential or commercial land.

Reasons to get a subdivision survey

Property Development

Developers need a subdivision survey when dividing a large property into smaller lots for residential, commercial, or industrial development. The boundaries and dimensions of each subdivided lot will be defined.

Zoning and Permitting

In order to obtain the necessary permits for subdividing the land, this survey determine if the proposed subdivision design adheres to Lee County zoning regulations.

Property Sales and Transactions

The survey provides relevant information needed for title transfer and legal documentation during a property sale involving subdivided lots.

Recording and Documentation

The survey is submitted to the Lee County Land Records for recording and documentation purposes to provide an official record of the subdivided lots and their boundaries.

Infrastructure Planning and Design

The survey provides the necessary information to efficiently design infrastructure, such as roads, utilities, drainage system, and sidewalks within the subdivided area.

Community Planning

Lee County planners can informed decisions regarding future land development, zoning regulations, and community design. Subdivision surveys play an important role in community planning and growth.

What is a subdivision survey?

A subdivision survey is a surveying service to divide a larger tract of land into smaller individual lots or parcels. The process involves measurement, analysis, and mapping to delineate precise boundaries for each new lot, ensuring accurate land division.

The surveyor examines existing legal descriptions, physical markers, adjacent properties, and local zoning regulations. Then the surveyor creates an authoritative map, referred to as a plat, to illustrate the exact configuration of the subdivided lots.

This subdivision survey becomes the foundation for new property lines. Each subdivided lot can then be allowed to have independent ownership and utilization. This enables the creation of residential neighborhoods, commercial centers, and recreational spaces.

Contact Fort Myers Land Surveyors for a subdivision survey of your land.

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