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Foundation Survey / Form Check

A foundation survey or form check is performed to show the location in respect to the property lines, known easements, and known setback lines to ensure that the home and/or commercial building was built in compliance with local regulations. Most builders want to get a form survey the location of the foundation is checked prior to the placement of any significant material is installed as a quality control check and can save against costly mistakes that have been known to occur during construction. The foundation survey can also be needed for lenders, mortgages and permitting checklist requirements and often must be certified to the entity providing funding. If a lender is asking the owner/surveyor to certify to them, the surveyor must produce a survey with clear certifications to owner, lender, and mortgage company to ensure number one that the property is on the correct property and show that it meets local permitting requirements. This ensures the lender that the borrower is getting lending on the property in question and protects all parties by having a survey certified by Polysurveying.

Foundation Survey Form Check
If a permitting jurisdiction is involved, they may require certain elevation components in terms of heights of Finished Floor Elevation of the home or building to be depicted in relation to a known point or distance above the crown of the road. Many jurisdictions are moving to require a minimum of 12” inches above the highest projected point of the crown of the road to eliminate potential flooding or drainage that could affect homes being built in the area. We continue to see this requirement throughout all of our work areas and highly recommended to our builders and individuals to consider as a quality control measure. Remember that a quality control check can save thousands and not to mention time when building that next home and if there is a doubt on location and height of foundation during construction this foundation or form check survey can provide you peace of mind that your project is a success.
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Before you take the plunge and start construction on a new home or add in a new building, addition, or even a fence to your property, get in touch with Polysurveying to ensure everything is up to date and accurate about your boundaries and the extent of your land. Don’t leave room for any surprises.

Our team is highly trained with a wealth of collective experience between them. We stay on top of updates and technology in our industry, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find any land surveyors in Mississippi better suited to help. We’ll take some worry off your plate and make building or defining your property lines a breeze - all without the old invasive methods of the past.

Let Polysurveying be your trusted partner during your next build or mapping job. Even though we’re based in Mobile, Alabama, we’re thrilled to serve residents of multiple Mississippi counties and cities.

We also offer free estimates, so you’re not going in blind and worried about hidden costs. If you’re in one of our Mississippi service areas, don’t hesitate to get in touch for a free quote. Use our Contact Form or give us a call. We’ll get you prepared to buy, sell, build, or just peacefully enjoy your land knowing it’s properly laid out.

Talk to us about what you hope to accomplish, ask about payment options, and let us know what’s on your mind. Polysurveying is here for all your site surveying and boundary surveying needs in Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties! We pride ourselves on our customer service just as much as our surveying ability, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Here at Polysurveying, we’re equipped to handle all your land surveying jobs and projects in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi & Georgia. We provide free quotes to anyone looking for land surveying services.


Corporate Office
5588 Jackson Rd
Mobile, AL 36619
(251) 666-2010

Alabama Field Offices
Baldwin County: (251) 626-0905
Montgomery: (334) 245-5721


Florida Field Offices
Pensacola: (850) 696-1661
Walton County: (850) 790-0045
Tallahassee: (448) 488-0585
Jacksonville: (904) 312-7095

Mississippi Field Offices
Gulfport: (228) 215-8749

Mon 8AM - 5PM
Tue  8AM - 5PM
Wed 8AM - 5PM
Thur 8AM - 5PM
Fri 8AM- 4PM

Disclaimer: All survey work performed by field divisions is in responsible charge at direction of the Corporate office. All research, assignment, coordination, drafting, billing and review are completed out of the Corporate office.