Land surveys in Melbourne are a crucial step of the property development and town planning processes as they will determine what is and isn't possible to design and develop on your property.

Barker Monahan provides comprehensive land surveying services in Melbourne, offering expertise and guidance in understanding your land and maximising its potential for property development.

With over 50 years of experience, we have earned the trust of local councils, developers, and individual investors. Our team of land surveying specialists ensures you receive accurate and valuable information about your property, enabling you to make informed decisions throughout the development process.

What is Land Surveying?

Land surveying is the practice of accurately measuring and mapping land features and boundaries. It involves using specialised tools and techniques to determine the size, shape, and location of a piece of land.

Melbourne land surveyors are essential for establishing property boundaries, resolving disputes, and supporting land development and planning efforts. Surveyors create detailed surveys and maps that provide crucial information for property owners, developers, and government authorities.

Why Land Surveying Matters

Land surveying is a critical initial step in property development and town planning. Before your architect can begin designing, they must understand the crucial details of the land you plan to develop.

Our land survey services answer important questions such as the size of the land, accurate boundaries, land slope, and neighbouring properties' windows. This information determines the feasibility of your design and development plans, making land surveying an indispensable process in your property development plans.

Benefits Of Using A Melbourne Land Surveyor

  1. Establishing Property Boundaries: A land surveyor accurately determines your property's boundaries, ensuring you know the exact extent of your land. This knowledge is essential for property ownership, avoiding boundary disputes, and making informed land use and development decisions.
  2. Property Development: Before beginning any construction or development project, a land surveyor provides critical information about the land's topography, slope, and other physical characteristics. This information supports architects, engineers, and developers in planning and designing structures suitable to the land's features.
  3. Property Transactions: A land survey is frequently required when buying or selling a property to verify the property's boundaries and ensure no encroachments or issues could affect the transaction. It gives you peace of mind and helps you avoid future legal complications.
  4. Resolving Boundary Disputes: A land surveyor accurately determines your property's boundaries, ensuring you know the exact extent of your land. This knowledge is essential for property ownership, avoiding boundary disputes, and making informed land use and development decisions.
  5. Compliance with Regulations: Local councils and government authorities often need land surveys to ensure compliance with zoning regulations, subdivision approvals, building permits, and other land-related regulations. A land surveyor ensures that your project meets these requirements, avoiding delays and compliance issues.
  6. Land Subdivision: A land surveyor subdivision is crucial if you intend to divide your land into smaller lots for development or sale. They divide the land accurately, design subdivision plans, and provide the necessary documentation for the subdivision process.

Our Comprehensive Land Surveying Services

Barker Monahan offers a range of land surveying services to cater to diverse needs:

  1. Land & Building Subdivision Survey: Whether you have a small infill parcel or a large-scale development project, our land subdivision surveys cover various subdivisions, including residential, commercial, and industrial estates. We aim to simplify the entire subdivision process for you, guiding you from start to finish.
  2. Title Re-establishment: We conduct title re-establishment surveys to accurately identify and determine legal title boundaries relative to existing occupation surrounding the site. This service is crucial in cases of construction near the boundary, fencing disputes, or property transactions, providing clarity and resolving potential issues.
  3. Feature & Level Survey: Our feature and level surveys, often done in conjunction with title re-establishment surveys, are essential for Council town planning and building applications. These surveys provide comprehensive information about the site, including features, levels, and analysis plans for development proposals.

As a reliable and trusted land surveying company in Melbourne, Barker Monahan has helped lay the foundations for many developments, subdivisions and re-establishments, working with everyone from local government and developers to mum-and-dad investors.

Why Choose Barker Monahan?

Land Survey Experts You Can Trust

Barker Monahan is a trusted name in the land surveying industry, having been in business for over 50 years. We are a trusted consultant to local councils and the local government industry for their land surveys in Melbourne, an experience which also makes us a favourite amongst private land developers and property investors.

Our expertise extends beyond land survey services, as we also offer in-house land subdivision and town planning services. With close relationships with specialised consultants such as traffic engineers, architects, landscapers, and more, we ensure seamless coordination among experts, guaranteeing the best outcomes for your project.

Partnering with You at Every Step

We understand that property development can be a complex journey, which is why Barker Monahan is here for you every step of the way.

Whether you are looking for some advice on what is viable before you purchase a property, or are stuck in the middle of the planning process and can't seem to navigate the objections of the council and/or the local community, Barker Monahan can be relied upon for great advice and even better solutions.

Large or small, we can help with your Land Surveying and Town Planning needs