Surveying the Central Coast Since 1987
Our Services
MBS Land Surveys
provides a wide variety of services: 
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Subdivision Mapping (from tentative to final map)
    • Tentative Parcel Maps and Tentative Tract Maps
    • Final Parcel Maps (4 lots or less) and Tract Maps (5 lots or more)
    • Lot Line Adjustments
    • Condominium Plans
  • Aerial photogrammetric Surveys, including digital color orthophotos
  • ALTA/ASCM Land Title Surveys
  • Legal Services, which include:
    • Legal parcel determination for Certificates of Compliance
    • Legal descriptions for easements, agreements, CC&R’s or other documents
    • Boundary disputes
    • Expert Witness
  • Construction Staking (including residential, commercial, vineyard layout and public works projects)
  • FEMA Elevation Certificates
  • Certifications (height, foundation forms)
  • GPS Control Surveys
  • Flood Elevation Certificates
Additional Services:

MBS Land Surveys is a member of Land Rhythms – a group of local professionals specializing in a wide range of services, including:
  • Planning
  • Hydrology
  • Civil Engineering Design
  • Landscape Architecture
Land Rhythms collaborates on various projects and can provide you with a complete range of services you will need for a development or subdivision project.

“ MBS” work is priced competitively, it is always accurate and is delivered on-time; and, most importantly for me, the team is always available to discuss and provide advice on the many complex surveying issues which we may face”

~Michael Hodge, Owner,
Land Planning + Civil Engineering


    Field Equipment

    • Trimble S6 Robotic Total Station. This instrument allows the operator to control the unit at the rod, thereby allowing one-man operation.
    • Complete Trimble RTK and static GPS system:
      • Trimble 5700 GPS Base Station
      • Two Trimmark III radio (Base and repeater)
      • Trimble 5800 GPS rover
      • Trimble controller and software
      • Trimble 4700 Base unit for static surveys
      • Trimble TSC1 data collector
    • Topcon GTS 3B Total Station
    • Two TDS Ranger Data collectors with latest software
    Office Resources
    • AutoCAD Land Development Desktop 2006 Software
    • Trimble Geomatics Office Software
    • HP 1055 CM color plotter (bond, vellum, mylar or photo film)
    • FTP site for client access to large project files