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How New Technology Is Changing Surveying

How New Technology Is Changing Surveying

How New Technology Is Changing Surveying Surveying has existed for as long as land has been bought, sold, claimed or fought over. Approaches have advanced from using feet to lengths of premeasured chains to steel tape measures, which were still being used as little as…

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What Kind of Survey Do I Need?

What Kind of Survey Do I Need?

What Kind of Survey Do I Need? There are variety of different surveys you can get depending on the needs of your project. Below we’ll explore some of the surveying services offered in Queensland by ADC and what they are used for. Aerial Surveying Aerial…

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What Is the Pocket Zoner Pro App?

What Is the Pocket Zoner Pro App?

What Is the Pocket Zoner Pro App? Designed by town planner and developer Michael Arnold, lead principal at Arnold Development Consultants, the Pocket Zoner Pro app places Queensland land zoning and land use information conveniently in the hands of the user. This allows you to…

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Change of Land Use – Critical Issues

Change of Land Use – Critical Issues

Any significant changes in the general use of the land typically involve an application to the local council so that the impact of the changes to the way the land is used can be assessed. Generally speaking, the overall concerns are the scale and intensity…

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Planning Problems: Old or Inaccurate Surveys

Planning Problems: Old or Inaccurate Surveys

Old or inaccurate surveys – when left uncorrected – can be time bombs waiting to blow up and cause headaches for your development project. Inaccurate surveys can cause a multitude of problems, because: Inaccurate figures cause onsite development problems and inaccurate costing Incorrect measurements may…

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Subdivision Design Explained

Subdivision is one of the most effective ways you can add value to your property. Having a property that is capable of being subdivided will greatly expand its development possibilities, and therefore drive up its market value. There are a large number of things involved…

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Don’t Get Lost in the Details of a Development Proposal

Don’t Get Lost in the Details of a Development Proposal

Property development can be quite a daunting task. From land surveying to town planning, to financial and feasibility analysis and steering the legal process with the local government. Often, it can be simply too much for even the most seasoned professional to get their heads…

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Why Do I Need a Land Surveyor?

Why Do I Need a Land Surveyor?

Your surveyor is an authoritative, reliable source of information regarding your property. A surveyor can provide a very broad range of information to assist you in managing and developing your property, and protecting your legal rights.

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Understanding Boundary Surveys

Understanding Boundary Surveys

A boundary survey is a process of redefining and marking out the boundaries located on the Title Plan attached to your Certificate of Title. It can also be called a check survey, identification survey or a re-survey.

From this survey, a plan is produced showing the comparison between the title boundary positions and any existing fence or building along or near your property. This plan contains information crucial to determining the legal title boundaries of a parcel.

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Why Experience in Land Surveying & Town Planning Matters

Why Experience in Land Surveying & Town Planning Matters

Land surveying is a very demanding task, requiring both professional skills and an instinct for problem-solving that is based on extensive education and experience.

Town planning requires expertise on multiple levels as well as a broader understanding of land, legislation, regulation and their application to property. Extensive education and experience is required.

With some of the most variable types of land and land use in the world, Australia presents even more challenges for surveyors and planners. Whether you’re proposing to develop an apartment block or a drainage scheme, you can expect a whole range of issues. For town planners, the local idiosyncrasies of climate, landforms, geology, economics, infrastructure and development needs are all among the elements that need to be considered.

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