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Tuesday, June 21, 2022 
9:00 am – 12:15 pm CDT (incl. a 15-min break)


Presented by:
Gary Kent

Purpose of and Standards for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
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 standard of care
• Boundary establishment
• Measurement standards
Records research
• Monuments
• Rights of way and access
• 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
• Preface
• Items 1-19
• Item 20


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Civil Engineers:
3.0 PDHs in Most States
(Contact Us for New York Accreditation Status)

Land Surveyors:
3.0 PDHs/CE Hours in Most States
(Pending Approval in Tennessee)


Continuing Education Credit Information
The NEW 2021 Minimum Standards for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
This webinar is open to the public and offers 3.0 PDHs/continuing education hours to civil engineers licensed in most states, and 3.0 PDHs to land surveyors licensed in most states except New Jersey and Delaware. Course approval is applied for and pending for land surveyors in Tennessee.

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).

This educational activity has been evaluated and accredited by The Practicing Institute of Engineering for 3.0 PDHs. It is deemed approved for New York Engineers and Land Surveyors via this accreditation (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2)).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana (License No. CE10600325), Maryland and North Carolina (S-0130).

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has assigned this course number 10124 for surveyors.

This course has been evaluated and approved by the Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects for 3.0 PDUs.

HalfMoon Education is not seeking course approval for New Jersey land surveyors.


Gary Kent

Gary Kent is in his 39th year with Schneider Geomatics in Indianapolis – having transitioned to part-time status in 2020. He also provides training, consulting and expert witness services as manager and owner of Meridian Land Consulting, LLC. He has served as chair of the Joint ALTA/NSPS Committee responsible for the ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey standards since 1995. He has also served on the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Surveyors since 2004 and is a past president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. Mr. Kent has presented programs on boundary law, easements and rights of way, surveying standards and practice, and leadership in all 50 states.