observed evidence collected pursuant Section 5.E.iv.
evidence from plans requested by the surveyor and obtained from utility companies, or provided by client (with reference as to the sources of information), and
markings requested by the surveyor pursuant to an 811 utility locate or similar request.
Representative examples of such utilities include, but are not limited to:
Manholes, catch basins, valve vaults and other surface indications of subterranean uses;
Wires and cables (including their function, if readily identifiable) crossing the surveyed property, and all poles on or within ten feet of the surveyed property. Without expressing a legal opinion as to the ownership or nature of the potential encroachment, the dimensions of all encroaching utility pole crossmembers or overhangs; and
Utility company installations on the surveyed property.
Note to the client, insurer, and lender – With regards to Table A, item 11, source information from plans and marking will be combined with observed evidence of utilities pursuant to Section 5.E.iv to develop a view of the underground utilities. However, lacking excavation, the exact location of underground features cannot be accurately, completely, and reliably depicted. In addition, in some jurisdictions, 811 or other similar utility locate requests from surveyors may be ignored or result in an incomplete response, in which case the surveyor shall note on the plat or map how this affected the surveyor’s assessment of the location of the utilities. Where additional or more detailed information is required, the client is advised that excavation and/or a private utility locate request may be necessary.
(15) Rectified orthophotography, photogrammetric mapping, remote sensing, airborne/mobile laser scanning and other similar products, tools or technologies as the basis for the showing the location of certain features (excluding boundaries) where ground measurements are not otherwise necessary to locate those features to an appropriate and acceptable accuracy relative to a nearby boundary. The surveyor shall (a) discuss the ramifications of such methodologies (e.g., the potential precision and completeness of the date gathered thereby) with the insurer, lender, and client prior to the performance of the survey, and (b) place a note on the face of the survey explaining the source, date, precision, and other relevant qualifications of any such data.