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Record Documents (for ALTA Land Title Surveys)

As defined by the 2016 Minimum Standard Detail for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Record Documents include: the most recent title commitment; the current record description of the property to be surveyed (or the parent parcel); the current record descriptions of adjoiners; any record easements benefiting the property; and the record easements or servitudes and covenants burdening the property.

The Record Documents are required to be provided to the professional surveyor by the client, title company, or other parties to the transaction.

Land Survey and Zoning Terminology