With over 20 years of combined experience, Omland & Osterkorn is an innovative and accomplished engineering firm in Bergen County, NJ. Our firm provides residential, commercial and municipal engineering services.
On this blog we aim to provide helpful information about our services and the industry.
Boundary Surveys in Bergen County NJ
If you're like most homeowners than you have no idea where the actual property line is for the land you own, and most people don't even think to find this information out until it might already be too late. The internet is filled with information on ways to measure property lines of a house or an office that usually contains the use of permanent markers or stone monuments to mark your property boundaries, however this is not an accurate way to answer your main question. Fortunately for you, there are professionals that can answer any questions you have about boundry surveys in Bergen County, NJ.
Being aware of the property boundaries can come in handy for you if you are thinking about building a driveway or a sun room, it's even more important if you are building a fence around your property. Companies like Omland & Osterkorn can give you an exact property line so there can never be any disputes from your neighbors or local authorities; in the long run, knowing the exact property lines
from professionals can help you to settle numerous disputes and, in worst
cases, court cases as well.
To ensure that new development consturction is fully legal
To find out if there is any easements that you are unaware of
To determine if the property is in a flood zone
To idnetify if there is any encroachments from other properties
To help you subdivide an existing property
Establishing compliance with ALTA/ACSM standards
The last reason is the most vital reason to hiring a reputed company like Omalnd & Osterkorn for you boundry surveys in Bergen County, NJ because it's a local company we're up to date with all the latest laws & standards to make sure that you stay in compliance and aware of all of your rights and limits. With the latest manual and robotic equipment as well as the most advanced software, hiring a professional is the only way to make sure that you have the clearest possible picture of where your property line ends and begins.
At Omland & Osterkorn, we are dedicated to helping our clients make the most out of their properties. For more information about our boundry surveys in Bergen County, NJ, call Omland & Osterkorn today at 201-899-3413!
Do you need flood insurance for your home or business in Bergen County? If so you should look into getting an Elevation Certificate with Omland & Osterkorn. We at Omland & Osterkorn are an experienced and proficient engineering firm that can grant you an Elevation Certificate in Bergen County NJ for your property.
What is an Elevation Certificate in Bergen County NJ? It's a certificate that shows if your property is within a flood zone and how extensive the flood risks are. The National Flood Insurance Program uses Elevation Certificates to document base elevation levels in commercial and residential areas.
Elevation Certificates are important for the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA), so they can better study floods and prepare for potential flood emergencies in the future. If you have flood insurance, an Elevation Certificate in Bergen County, NJ, can help lower your rates if in case there is a flooding emergency. An elevation certificate is also an impor…
New Jersey has a flooding problem. Be it flooding,
hurricanes, even super storms, New Jersey communities have suffered extensive
flooding and water damage over the past decade. That makes flood protection,
and flood insurance, more important than it has been in recent memory. But if
you are trying to get flood insurance, you will find that you need something
called a “flood elevation certificate” to get the best possible rate or to even
get insurance at all. And to get that flood elevation certificate, you will
need to hire a skilled and certified land surveyor.
Land surveyors will carefully study your property, be it
commercial or residential, to determine the base flood level of your property.
When they are finished, they will present you with a Flood Elevation Certificate. These certificates are used for purposes of record keeping, but
also to use in studies by organizations like FEMA (the Federal Emergency
Management Association) to improve national flood preparedness. You can be…
What is a Site
Plan? In simple words, as site plan is a drawing on
a large scale that allows you to view the entire site for a proposed or
existing development program. A site plan is drawn up after the site has been
properly investigated, and a site survey has been conducted. Why Do You Need a Site Plan? ● Property Lines - one of the basic things a
professional site plan will include is property lines. As this helps you in
setting up a proper design. This helps in making sure that the vision you have
for your property doesn't cause any entanglements with your neighbors., and sits perfectly in place.
● Proposed and Existing Conditions - you will
need a complete professional site plan to help show the city officials what you
plan on doing, and how you plan to design the space. Omland & Osterkorn will help to ensure
that there are no issues with the city once you start building. ●Distance - a site p…