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What's Changed in the 2016 ALTA/NSPS Standards?

What's Changed in the 2016 ALTA/NSPS Standards?

What's Changed in the 2016 ALTA/NSPS Standards?

Gary R. Kent, PS
Gary R. Kent, PS
on behalf of GeoLearn, LLC

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Launch date: 21 Feb 2016

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Last updated: 24 Jul 2017

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What's Changed in the 2016 ALTA/NSPS Standards?
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I have minimal office experience but wish to learn more about the inner workings of a survey office.
The legalities involved in drafting will not only benefit me, but my community and employer as well.
I have been in the surveying field since 1996 and want to finally move forward confidently.

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Description

The ALTA/ACSM Standards have been revised and the new version became effective on February 23, 2016 as the Minimum Standard Detail requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys. In this short course, we will provide a brief look at the primary changes that the surveyor will find in the 2016 standards as compared to the 2011 version. To assist, the 2011 Standards with redline markup are included as course notes together with the PowerPoint slides and 2016 Standards.

Objectives

Records research
Outline the surveyor’s responsibility with regard to Records Research
Fieldwork requirements
Explain the new fieldwork requirement relating to the location of utility features
Changes in Table A items
Identify the Table A items from 2011 that have been eliminated or substantively changed in the 2016 Standards
Retracement surveys
Explain the surveyor’s responsibility when preparing a new description on a retracement survey
Gary R. Kent, PS

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Gary R. Kent, PS
on behalf of GeoLearn, LLC

Gary Kent is in his 33rd year with The Schneider Corporation, a surveying, GIS and consulting engineering firm based in Indianapolis and with offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Ankeny, Iowa. He is chair of the NSPS committee on the ALTA/NSPS Standards and is liaison to NSPS for the American Land Title Association. Gary is often called as an expert witness and he regularly presents programs across the country on a variety of topics including boundaries, survey standards and easements. He is a past-president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. Gary taught Boundary Law, Legal Descriptions, Property Surveying and Land Survey Systems as an adjunct instructor for Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis 1999 to 2006 and in West Lafayette in 2006. He received Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Associate Faculty awards for his work at IUPUI. Gary has served on Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Surveyors for 10 years. He writes regular columns for The American Surveyor magazine and for NSPS News and Views.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
  • 1.00 Hours

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daryl hocutt (26 Apr 2017)
I have minimal office experience but wish to learn more about the inner workings of a survey office. The legalities involved in drafting will not only benefit me, but my community and employer as well. I have been in the surveying field since 1996 and want to finally move forward confidently.

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