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Any landowner who wishes to divide it into parcels or who wishes to know the exact area will have to do the surveying one day. This term, specific to the world of surveyors, comes from the verb "to survey" which means "to count the number of arpents (agrarian measure) of a ground". Surveying is useful for establishing a specific area plan and is required to declare and formalize the division of a parcel into the cadastre.

What is surveying a lot?

Surveying is the generic term for all the necessary and necessary actions to demarcate and demarcate a land and to know its exact area. This method of calculation is carried out only by surveyors (also called surveyors) and has no value if it is done by an individual. Surveying makes it possible to establish the precise plan of a land by determining the boundaries, the location of the path and various constructions. After taking measurements from the field, the surveyor drafts a survey document. This document formalizes the division of parcels and is to be returned to the cadastre to legally declare the land area. He is usually accompanied Divisional Boundary and Topographic Survey. The edition of the survey document is at the expense of the owner and its amount is approximately 200 euros excluding tax.

The different surveying services

To determine the area of ​​a land, the owner must go through different surveying services all carried out by a surveyor and each have their own specificity. Bounding makes it possible to permanently, definitively and irrevocably establish the boundary between two neighboring lands. It has legal and legal value and can be done amicably or by legal action according to the will of the two owners. Staking simply allows you to indicate by means of landmarks such as stakes, stems or marks (depending on the type of soil) the boundaries of a lot. Picketing, however, has no legal value in the event of a dispute with a neighbor contrary to the demarcation.
It is also possible to call on the services of a surveyor to to register your land. It will give your parcel a registration number so that it can appear in the cadastre records.

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