Surveying the
Bay Area
since 1995.

How We're Known

We have a stellar reputation for the quality and detail of our maps.

With four licensed staff and over 50 years of combined experience, we have a stellar reputation for the quality and detail of our maps. Our goal is to provide you with the best service possible, whatever your survey needs. We take pride in being the go-to company for condominium conversions and residential land surveying in Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco and throughout the greater Bay Area. Our staff is meticulous, efficient and willing to work hard to get your project done in a timely manner.

A Condominium Subdivision is a subdivision that divides a property into “cubicles of air space”.

Specialty 01
Condominium Subdivisions

A condominium plan contains a general description of a condominium project with three-dimensional descriptions and boundaries of units and common areas, including balconies, parking spaces, and storage spaces. Our clients, the attorneys preparing the CC&R’s and the title officers, prize our Condominium Plans.

Specialty 02
Condominium Plans

An ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey is an extended title insurance coverage survey. It is made for the purpose of providing you, your lender and your title insurance a detailed land parcel map, showing all existing improvements of the property, utilities, and significant observations within the insured estate. The survey also details the licensed surveyor's findings concerning the property boundaries and how they relate to the title.

Specialty 03
Alta
Surveys
Specialty 04
Parcel & Tract Maps

A Parcel Map or Minor Subdivision map is prepared to facilitate the subdivision of a parcel of land into four or fewer parcels, or four or few condominiums. A Tract Map or Major Subdivision map is prepared to facilitate the subdivision of a parcel of land into five or more lots or condominium units.

It sometimes becomes necessary or desirable to change the configuration of your parcel or parcels of land. Some jurisdictions require a Lot Line Adjustment Map and others require a Parcel Map Waiver Map.

Specialty 05
Lot Line Adjustments & Parcel Map Waivers

The survey needs for creating a new ADU or legalizing an existing ADU vary from city to city. Contact us to discuss the survey mapping needed to create the ADU for your unique project.

Specialty 06
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU)
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I have worked with Bay Area Land Surveying, Inc. on over 10 survey and subdivision projects. Keith and Ryan are extremely knowledgeable and experienced with the myriad of issues and complications that always seem to arise.The whole team, headed by Sara, is a pleasure to work with and very communicative throughout the entire process. I would absolutely recommend anyone, whether you are a novice or a professional, to reach out to BALS! — Brad R.