What Is A Lot Consolidation Plat?

What Is A Lot Consolidation Plat?

A lot consolidation is requested by someone who wants to take multiple existing lots and combine them to create fewer “new” lots creating “consolidating” the lots. What type of property can be consolidated? A residential, commercial or industrial property may be...

Lot Split Plat

A lot split is requested by someone who wants to take an existing lot or lots and create two or more “new” lots, hence “splitting” the lot. What type of property can be split? A residential, commercial or industrial property may be split. This includes property that...

ALTA Surveys – Surveys on Steroids (Part II)

An ALTA Survey is basically a boundary survey on steroids.  The minimum requirements for boundary surveys in the state of Missouri either meet or exceed the American Land Title Associations (ALTA) national requirements for surveys.  However, ALTAs can be much more in...

ALTA Surveys – Surveys on Steroids (Part 1)

An ALTA Survey is basically a boundary survey on steroids. The minimum requirements for boundary surveys in the state of Missouri either meet or exceed the American Land Title Associations (ALTA) national requirements for surveys.  However, ALTAs can be much more in...

Subdivision Plats – What Do They Tell Us?

Subdivision plats are the basis of almost all surveying, especially in urban areas where the legal descriptions are tied to a subdivision. When we survey “Lot 3 of Countryshire Estates”, the recorded plat of Countryshire Estates holds a majority of the information we...