out our frequently asked questions to find out more about what Fredriksen
Maclean & Associates has to offer.
Why do I need land surveying?
There are many aspects to
land surveying. A cadastral survey determines the legal boundaries of the
property. You may want to build near the boundary, identify encroachments,
subdivide, or lease part of your property. It follows that any measurement of
your land for any purpose is land surveying.
Can I subdivide my
You can subdivide your
duplex into two building units and receive separate titles. There are rules and
requirements relating to services and fire wall separation. You will need our
What are SSSI and GEA?
SSSI stands for Surveying & Spatial
Sciences Institute and is Australia’s peak body that represents the interests
of surveying and spatial science professionals. It keeps us up to date with
changes in legislation and professional development.
GEA is the Gladstone Engineering Alliance
and is a well supported group of local businesses that promote development in
the area. They provide business development courses to upskill staff and
promote local content for developments in this area.
Will my building
designer need a Contour and Detail survey?
Yes. A contour and detail
survey will allow the designer to determine earthworks, drainage, and floor
heights for his design.
What type of projects
can land surveyors handle?
There are many types of
projects land surveyors can help with from subdivisions, construction setouts
and beyond such as minor hydrographic surveys of dams, gas line easements,
monitoring for subsidence, rural boundaries. The list is endless.