House Bill 76 (HB76) was introduced into the 2016/2017 legislative session in hopes to undo many of the unintended consequences of House Bill 1004 (HB1004) of the 2015/2016 legislative session. Like HB1004, under HB76 plats will be recorded electronically through the GSCCCA e-file portal process and still require the three inch square box located in […]
Many have concerns about the recent passing and signing into law, of House Bill 1004. Particularly in regard to the effect the law will have. These misgivings come from both the surveyor’s point of view and a property owner’s. Having reviewed and participated in the legislative process on several bills in the pasted, this House […]
The Kilby Group has added ArcGIS â 10 Desktop to its suite of software. In addition to being able to collect native GIS (esri) shp file features and attributes using Carlson’s SurvCE in the field, exchanging data with ESRI .shp files and .dwg CAD files using Mapping Specifications for Cad (MSC) with Carslon Survey 2012, […]
We have just successfully completed a 30-mile LIDAR project for ALCO/TVA transmission line starting at Alcoa, Tennessee and running southeasterly into the Appalachian Mountains just inside North Carolina at Deal’s Gap (Tail of the Dragon). The project consist of several control points along with two base stations. Due to sporadic cell coverage on the southern […]
One of the first things that come to mind when a property dispute arises is adverse possession. A lesser known doctrine (but a more common scenario) is the doctrine of acquiescence. Acquiescence does not require the elements of adverse possession and the time period can be much less. 1 Acquiescence deals with boundary lines and […]
The Superior Court rejects the SOS’s notion that Monroe County initiate the statutory process all over again starting with the Grand Jury a second time and with the governor appointing a new surveyor. SOS Kemp’s balk to sign, stamp, and/or record the legal plat of survey ordered by the Governor is no different than if […]
Last Monday Keith sat for the 2 hour State Specific (part B) portion of North Carolina\’s Land Surveying Test at the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors office in Raleigh, North Carolina. After passing we are now able to offer land surveying services in North Carolina in addition to the States of […]
He will be traveling to several of Georgia Power’s Dams to help in the verifying of their positional locations. They will be using total stations capable of achieving ½ second of arc readings and levels reading to the thousands using invar rods.