Northwest Surveying & GPS, Inc.

Equipment

Northwest Surveying & GPS, Inc. takes great pride, not only in the work that we do, but also in the equipment we purchase and use. We continue to update both field equipment and the office hardware and software.
  • Total Stations

    LEICA TS12 robotic total station, LECIA TCRP 1203+ robotic total station, two GeoMax Zoom 90 robotic total stations, a Nikon NPL-352 reflectorless and Nikon DTM-520 total stations. All of these connect to four Carlson Surveyor Plus and two Carlson Surveyor 2 data collectors.

  • GPS

    Carlson BRX5 Base Station with two Carlson BRX6 Rovers - that can also be used as single network rovers.

  • Crew Trucks

    Two (2018 & 2019) fully equipped Chevy crew-cab four-wheel drive pickups.

  • Miscellaneous

    Each of our trucks is also equipped with a full set of tripods, levels, chainsaws and miscellaneous equipment for all types of work. For additional access, we have a 2019 Yamaha Grizzly, CFMOTO 700 side-by-side and a Yamaha “Kodiak” 4WD all- terrain four-wheeler for crew and equipment transportation when we cannot access the job with our trucks. For marine work, we have available a 12’ aluminum boat with a 9.9 hp Mercury outboard.

  • Miscellaneous

    Each of our trucks is also equipped with a full set of tripods, levels, chainsaws and miscellaneous equipment for all types of work. For additional access, we have a 2019 Yamaha Grizzly, CFMOTO 700 side-by-side and a Yamaha “Kodiak” 4WD all- terrain four-wheeler for crew and equipment transportation when we cannot access the job with our trucks. For marine work, we have available a 12’ aluminum boat with a 9.9 hp Mercury outboard.

  • Our office is set up with 3 computer work stations. Each station has AutoCAD 2019 drafting software.

  • All estimating, billing, record-keeping, as well as all survey calculations, are performed on the latest versions of Microsoft software to be fully compatible with industry standards.

Our Services

We Offer Land Survey and GPS Services Throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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Land Surveying Service We Offer Includes

Our boundary survey team has been in the industry for 37 years and we have accumulated a wealth of local experience, having worked across Whatcom County, WA

A short subdivision is a land division of a legal lot of record into less than 5 lots consistent with zoning whereas the long subdivision consists of 5 or more.
Remove your property from the FEMA floodplain (LOMA/LOMR) Let’s take a look at how to know if your property is in a flood hazard area and ways to remedy it.
Construction staking is the process of taking planned improvements and buildings, and then actually mapping them out on the site where the building will take place.
The days of indiscriminate timbering are long gone, thankfully replaced with harvesting plans with long time horizons, based on gps and gis data.
Northwest Survey and GPS licensed professional surveyors provide topographic services to help clients identify and assess features, elevations, and slopes at a property site to ensure that it is appropriate and feasible for the intended construction projects.
The ALTA Survey is a detailed land parcel map, showing all existing improvements of the property, utilities, and significant observations within the insured estate.
During a hydrographic survey, those involved collect all the data needed for maritime cartographers to put together an accurate underwater topographical map.
A lot line revision or adjustment is the reconfiguration of the boundaries between two or more existing adjacent parcels where the land taken from one parcel is added to an adjacent parcel and where a greater number of parcels than originally existed is not created.
Northwest Surveying & GPS specializes in restoration and reclamation projects for gravel pits. Northwest Surveying & GPS provides a cost-effective alternative to importing topsoil and other expensive restoration options.
Easement Preparation is needed if you are planning to grant your adjoining property owner, utility company, municipality, etc., an easement or right-of-way to access your property, install utilities, maintain structures, etc.
From project inception, Northwest Surveying & GPS closely coordinate the requirements and facilitate solutions to successfully navigate through the condominium creation process.
Wetland maps are a prerequisite for wetland inventory and for wetland development planning, management, protection, and restoration. Maps provide information on wetland type, location, and size.

Why Should You Choose Us

Utilizes Latest Technology

We utilize the latest technology to provide a Incorporating state of the art computers and software in our office production.

37 Solid Years in Service

Northwest Surveying & GPS, Inc. is a solid 37 years old local land surveying company committed to serving the people of Whatcom County.

3,300 Record of Surveys

3,300 Record of Surveys and over 250 Short Plats recorded in Whatcom County