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PLANNING SERVICES

Genesis Land Surveying focuses on providing professional surveying services to both public and private sectors. Our professionals are dedicated to achieving client satisfaction and providing surveying solutions that exceed the needs of engineers, home owners, planners, architects, lawyers and consultants.

Our Services

We provide Residential, Commercial & Industrial Services

Field Consultations &Preliminary Reviews

Acquiring a new parcel of land whether agricultural, commercial, or industrial should be completed with thorough diligence to understand how the property is situated, developed, and any impacts it may be subject to. As part of your acquisition process, Genesis routinely offers our clients the benefit of having a land professional onsite to accompany your team for dua

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Right-of-Way Negotiations & Easement Acquisitions

In a dynamic and quickly changing urban landscape, the need for acquiring physical property has continued to grow. Municipal and Provincial transportation networks such as the Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx continue to expand in Toronto, and the Greater Toronto Area. These bodies often require and obtain certain rights to properties to expand their networks and build new structures. Similarly, private agencies like telecommunications, hydro, and more often require space to install and operate their services as well.

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Asset Management Mapping

At Genesis, our land professionals can help you successfully map your real-estate assets and provide you with comprehensive reports, maps, and legal surveys for quick reference. Commercial and industrial properties are often maintained by real estate coordinators that look after the day to day operation of the organization and provide advice for consultants,

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Property Information Drawings

Property Information Drawings (PID’s) provide real estate coordinators, consultants, and asset management firms a quick, and convenient snapshot of the property they are dealing with. These drawings can be provided up to 95% faster than traditional land surveys which often take a couple of weeks to complete. PID’s can provide with the legal status of the parcel, outline of the boundary based on compiled and title information, and outline of physical features based on available mapping.

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Expropriation Review

With the growing need for space in the Greater Toronto Area, cities, regions and provincial bodies such as the Ministry of Transportation, have routinely incorporated Expropriation as a need of obtaining title to property. In many cases, clients have no input or explanation as tohow the process affects their property and what implications may be associated.

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Boundary Survey

A Surveyors Real Property Report (SRPR) is prepared specifically to illustrate the location of buildings or structures relative to the boundaries of a unit of land.It also shows the location of any other physical features and registered encumbrances, such as easements, on or immediately adjacent to the property.

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Reference Plans

Major new projects often involve land reconfiguration or the creation of new easements, rights-of-way, or land severances. To complete this task, Reference Plans are routinely incorporated to illustrate the proposed new modifications to the parcel of land that will be subject to review by the local municipality.

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Topographic survey

Topographic surveys show physical features and grade point elevations within a property and are used by architects, engineers and planners for design purposes and new construction developments. The plan will illustrate features such as tress, grade points, walkways, driveways, retaining walls, catch

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ALTA Survey

An ALTA Survey can be compared to a combined full boundary and topographic survey along with all planning data. Specifically, an ALTA survey will meet all national standards developed by ALTA/ACSM. Comparable to an SRPR, ALTA surveys show everything within five feet of the boundary lines including

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Property Survey (SRPR)

A surveyors real property report (SRPR) is an up to date plan of survey showing the location of the property lines, dimensions and setbacks of various buildings and structures. This type of plan also illustrates the location of any registered easements on the subject and adjoining properties.

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Topographic survey

Topographic surveys show physical features and grade point elevations within a property and are used by architects, engineers and planners for design purposes and new construction developments. The plan will illustrate features such as tress, grade points, walkways, driveways, retaining walls, catch

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Underground Utility Survey

Underground utility surveying is the process of mapping subsurface utilities. Using subsurface mapping technology such as Electro-Magnetic Scanning, Ground Penetration Radar, CCTV Inspection and other procedures, accurate and reliable underground utility information can be obtained without the need

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ALTA Survey

An ALTA Survey can be compared to a combined full boundary and topographic survey along with all planning data. Specifically, an ALTA survey will meet all national standards developed by ALTA/ACSM. Comparable to an SRPR, ALTA surveys show everything within five feet of the boundary lines including

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Rentable Area Survey

A rentable area survey will certify the total square footage that can be leased. A Rentable Area survey is based on measured lengths and areas of the floor space for leasing purposes and is used to assist with rental calculations orproperty evaluations. This survey will be performed in accordance to

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Lot Grading & Servicing Plans

Lot Grading Plans illustrate the location of proposed new grading patterns around a new structure on a property. These plans will depict drainage patterns and if necessary new swales, retaining walls, and other features to ensure sufficient surface drainage. These plans are often required as part of…

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Reference Plans

Major new projects often involve land reconfiguration or the creation of new easements, rights-of-way, or land severances. To complete this task, Reference Plans are routinely incorporated to illustrate the proposed new modifications to the parcel of land that will be subject to review by the local municipality.

Learn more