Industry Professionals in Detail Surveys

A detail survey, also sometimes known as a contour survey or level survey, is an important tool used by engineers and architects. The survey provides detailed information about the topography of an area, including elevation changes and the location of natural and man-made features. This information is essential for planning and constructing new buildings, roads, and other infrastructure. detail surveys are typically conducted using specialized equipment, such as laser-based measuring devices. The data collected by the survey team is then used to create a detailed map of the area.

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Detail Surveys – When are They Required?

A detail survey is usually required for submission of development applications, architectural or engineering design plans, before you extend or build a new structure on your land, property valuation purposes and assessment of drainage issues and to plot any known flood levels. A detail survey shows the contours, features and detail of your land including vegetation, rock outcrops, building set outs, retaining walls, swimming pools etc. All features are accurately located on the plan allowing easy communication between you the client, architects, engineers and local government. It is also generally a requirement of most mortgage lenders. At City Surveyors Adelaide we have over 20 years’ experience in detail surveys and would be more than happy to chat with you about your specific requirements. Please feel free to give us a call for land development advice and a free quote.

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Make the Right Choice for your Detail Survey

Conducting a detail survey is an important step in any land development project. City Surveyors Adelaide has the experience and technology to get the job done quickly and accurately. Here are five reasons to engage our services for your detail survey:

Efficient service

Our team of experienced professionals will work efficiently to complete your detail survey on time and on budget.

Industry Experience

We have over 20 years of experience in the surveying industry, and have worked on a wide range of projects, from small residential properties to large commercial developments.

Best Technology

We use the latest surveying equipment and software, which ensures accuracy and precision in our work.

Customer satisfaction

We are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of customer service, and we offer a satisfaction guarantee on all of our services.

Competitive pricing

We offer competitive rates for our detail surveys, so you can be sure you’re getting the best value for your money.


When it comes to detail surveys, trust the experts at City Surveyors Adelaide to get the job done right. Contact us today to learn more about our services or to request a free quote.

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