# Short-Questions

Fast solutions for complex problems

## What does iron pipe found mean on a survey?

IPF – Iron pipe found. IRF – Iron rod found. L.O.D. – Limit of Disturbance. The area had to be cleared, graded, etc. B.R.L. – Building Restriction Line.

### What do survey markings mean?

Survey markers, also called survey marks, survey monuments, or geodetic marks, are objects placed to mark key survey points on the Earth’s surface. They are used in geodetic and land surveying. A benchmark is a type of survey marker that indicates elevation (vertical position).

#### What do surveyor numbers mean?

Each segment will contain numbers and letters indicating the direction from North that the line proceeds as well as the distance to the next point. For example, a segment may have the notation N 15° 30′ 45″ E on one side of the line and the notation 166.25′ on the other side of the line.

What does N f mean on a survey?

N/F – Now or Formerly. NIP – New Iron Pin. NMS – No Monument Set. NPP – Nail in Power Pole. PI – Point of Intersection.

Find your property line by visiting your local county recorder or assessor’s office. You can access public maps of your street and locate your boundaries. Many counties also let you access property lines online. If your property is on platted land, you may be able to access the plat maps online.

## Is it illegal to remove Survey pins?

One question we get asked frequently is: Is it illegal to move a survey marker? Generally, the answer to that question is YES, it is illegal. Only government officials with a permissible purpose, such as a cadastral land resurvey, should remove or alter permanent survey markers.

### How do you read a survey bearing?

A direction that is expressed as a standard bearing is also based on a 360 degree circle but uses different points of reference. A bearing of N 60 degrees east means the direction is 60 degrees to the east of north. Likewise a bearing of S 15 degrees east means the direction is 15 degrees to the east of due south.

#### What is a setback on a survey?

Lot lines or property lines are typically lines plotted on a map, plat or survey. A Setback is a distance from a curb, property line, or structure within which building is prohibited. Setbacks are building restrictions imposed on property owners.

What happens when surveyors disagree?

While a survey is crucial for bargaining or mediation, a legal determination of property ownership in the case of a dispute can only be settled by the courts. Qualified land surveyors can act as expert witnesses during a court case to settle such disputes.

What does N f mean?

The abbreviation NF is widely used with the meaning “Not Funny.” In this context, it is typically used in response to a joke or comment.

## What is the first principle of surveying?

What is the first principle of surveying? Explanation: The first principle of surveying is to work from whole to part. Before starting the actual survey measurements, the surveying is to work from around the area to fix the best positions of survey lines and survey stations.

### What do the markings on a ductile iron pipe mean?

Although they may all look the same, every piece of ductile iron pipe is unique in its manufacture. Each pipe has a set of identifying marks and labels that can assist the user in identifying the pipe itself as well as its intended use.

#### What does F stand for in surveyors abbreviation?

Surveyors who are resurveying a tract will often “find” evidence of earlier surveys and will “set” new markers of their own, which is why F (found) and S (set) are common in many of the abbreviations below. LOD: Limit of Disturbance. The area to be cleared, graded, etc.

What do the markings on a pipe mean?

Each pipe has a set of identifying marks and labels that can assist the user in identifying the pipe itself as well as its intended use. Each pipe also carries painted markings that will help the installer by providing information on the pipe length, identify pipe suitable for field cutting and assist in the proper installation of the material.

What do iron pipes have to look like?

Common colors of the caps are pink, orange and yellow. Iron pipes – According to statutes this monument must be a minimum of 18” in length with a ¾” outside diameter.