Boundary & Topographic Surveys
WSN's land surveyors in MN & ND perform boundary and topographic surveys of residential lots, commercial developments, wetland locations, municipal boundaries, wildlife management areas, road right-of-ways, FAA surveys, and NRCS surveys. Our land surveyors will provide a Certificate of Survey, legal descriptions, and parcel reports.
Our land surveying services provide accurate location and elevations for the construction of public and private improvements.
Our land surveyors in MN & ND prepare plats for all types of subdivisions—conventional lot/block division, common interest communities (townhomes, condominiums, cooperatives), resorts, cemetary plats, and metes and bounds subdivisions. WSN's land surveyors also work with governmental entities to create new right-of-ways or convert and define existing right-of-ways.
Do you need a land surveyor?
Our established client base includes both the public and private sectors. Our private-sector work ranges from single lots to subdivision plats and from construction staking to topographical surveys. Public sector work typically involves large GPS control projects, section subdivisions, monumentation, road and underground utility staking, and road surveys for reconstruction and bridge design.
ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
Obtaining a land title survey is a critical step in protecting a property investment. Our land surveyors are well-versed in the preparation and certification of ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys for an array of property types, such as residential lots, commercial developments, wetland locations, municipal boundaries, wildlife management areas, and road right-of-ways.
WSN's land surveyors identify and survey existing pipelines, facilities or proposed routes, survey properties on the routes, identify impacts, and prepare legal descriptions.
Tribal & Government Surveys
Indian native lands have unique survey issues and there are cultural and jurisdictional considerations that land surveyors working in Indian Country must be aware of. Our team includes certified federal land surveyors, approved by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, who offer expertise for survey work performed on Indian trust lands as well as federal lands.
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That's what you can expect working with our surveyors. We'll treat you right and we won't settle for anything less than excellence.
Our land surveyors use the information contained on FEMA maps and flood insurance studies to determine whether a property or building is located in a flood plain area. This is a critical step for owners purchasing new property and can have an impact on insurance rates or if flood insurance is even necessary. Our land surveyors complete all the necessary forms including elevation certificates and LOMA.
Widseth Smith Nolting’s land surveyors performed geodetic control surveying over 52 miles of MnDOT highways as part of the National Height Modernization Project. Our field crews performed geodetic leveling, which utilizes precise measuring equipment but also incorporates variable elements such as atmospheric pressure and temperature to achieve results that meet National Geodetic Survey (NGS) standards.
Our land surveying team members have been providing telecommunication surveys in the Upper Midwest since 1999. Qualified in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota as well as Iowa and Wisconsin, we provide many services for the telecommunication industry.
Hydrographic Surveying on Goose Lake
Watch this video to learn more about hydrographic surveying and experience a dredging process like never before.
We use the expertise of our land survey and GIS teams to develop, update, and improve a county’s basemap.
This serves as a basis for parcel and infrastructure mapping as well as a tool for future planning.
We serve as the appointed surveyor in multiple counties across the state.