|What is a Boundary Survey - Rule 12 Survey?
A boundary survey or retracement survey is a method of placing the property lines as described in the deed records on the ground for use by the property owners. In the State of Indiana there are specific guidelines referred to as Title 865 Rule 12 of the Indiana Administrative Code. The requirements set forth in Title 865 Rule 12 ensure to the client that the proper steps were followed in the preparation of your boundary survey.
|Why do I need a Boundary Survey - Rule 12 Survey?
You may need a boundary survey if you are planning to build a fence or other structure that needs to be placed on or a certain distance away from the property line. When you are purchasing a piece of real estate you may desire a boundary survey to see what piece of land you are purchasing. You may need a boundary survey if you and a neighbor have a dispute over where the property lines actually lie on the ground.