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Thursday, July 20, 2023 
9:00 am – 12:15 pm CDT (incl. a 15-min break)

Presented By Gary R. Kent, PS

Purpose of and Standards for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Part 1

  • Purpose and development of ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey
  • Elements of ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey
  • Ordering the Survey
  • Surveying standards and standards of care
    • Effective date
    • Other requirements and standards of practice
    • Normal standards of care
    • Boundary establishment
    • Measurement standards
  • Records research
  • Fieldwork
    • Monuments
    • Rights of way and access

Purpose of and Standards for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Part 2

  • Fieldwork (continued)
    • Lines of possession and improvements along boundaries
    • Buildings
    • Easements and servitudes
    • Cemeteries
    • Water features
  • Preparation of the plat/map of ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey
    • Fieldwork
    • Boundary, description, dimensions, closures
    • Easements, servitudes, right’s of way, access, documents
    • Presentation
  • Certification
  • Deliverables
    • Preface
    • Items 1-19
    • Item 20


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Professional Engineers:
3.0 PDHs

Land Surveyors:
3.0 PDHs

Practicing Institute of Engineering:
3.0 PDHs


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 3.0 PDHs for professional engineers and land surveyors in most states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana (License No. CE10600325), Maryland, and North Carolina (S-0130). This course has been registered with the Florida Board of Professional Surveyors and Mappers (#10124) and has been approved by the Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects for 3.0 PDUs.

This webinar has been evaluated by the Practicing Institute of Engineering (PIE) for compliance with the NYS Mandatory Continuing Education Requirements and has been pre-approved for 3.0 PDHs for New York engineers and land surveyors.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed). 

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate.