Brisbane backyard surveyed to levels

What is a level survey?

Also sometimes known as a topographic or contour survey, a detail & level survey maps the terrain & natural features of a parcel of land relative to a height datum. The Australian Height Datum is used in nearly every situation as this Datum is recognised by Local Authorities and is used in conjunction with flood levels such as the Q100, Q50 etc. Having a Detail and Contour Survey performed and a Contour plan prepared is of great importance and should always be arranged prior to designing a house/new building or adding a major extension. Our company has performed hundreds of Contour surveys of this nature throughout Brisbane & other South East Queensland councils, so we are familiar with all local Council requirements.

These are usually required for..

  • Submission of development applications
  • Architectural or engineering design plans
  • Before you extend or build a new structure on your land
  • Property valuation purposes
  • Assessment of drainage issues and to plot any known flood levels

Our process

One of our qualified land surveyors will visit your property to carry out a detail survey of your land and measure all of the required improvements or features. The data is gathered using specialist surveying instruments and recorded. It is then taken back to our office to be processed into a Digital Terrain Model (DTM) using specialised drafting software from which we draft a plan. This plan will contain the topographic features of your land. These plans are then used by engineers, developers, architects & other professionals to ensure the work they do takes into account the information and data we have collected. This is very important because it ensures your land is properly accounted for and protected against things like floods which are so prominent in South East Queensland.

Some of our previous projects

  • Karalee Grove Estate – Junction Road Karalee
  • Park Lake Estate – Starkey Street Wellington Point
  • Luke Street Thornlands Development – Luke Street Thornlands
  • Devine Estate Cleveland – Adam Street Cleveland
  • Sea View Rise – Thornlands Road Thornlands
  • Grant Rd development – Grant Road Caboolture

Need a level survey? Get a free quote today.

Client testimonials

  • East Coast Surveys (Aust) have been the surveyors for MSO Holdings since July 2011. Duing this time they have provided Surveying and Town Planning seryices for two subdivision projects. Whenever we have had a need for quick response their professionalism and promptness cannot be questioned and is a credit to their firm.

    - Mark S Smith (MSO HOLDINGS PTY LTD)

  • The surveyor, Mark, was professional, humble , amiable and accommodating. He had 3 decades of experience and it showed. However I was amazed at his people skills and patience. This experience exceeded both my and the Project Managers expectations.

    - Wayne J. Chandler

  • We engaged ECS to do the survey work for our subdivision and have been impressed with their high level of service and proactive approach not only doing the survey work, but seeing the lot sealing process through to its completion. They were always willing to go above and beyond and we really appreciated their experience and guidance through this process.

    - Kendrick & Benita

  • My experience with East Coast Surveys was professional and helpful from the first phone call to receiving my plans. When i called them i did not know which Survey i needed i was just told by my Architect to call a Surveyor and get my Land Surveyed. Paul was so helpful and the price was affordable

    - Chris (True Local)

  • I would like to thank Paul for all the help he gave me with my enquiries about future work. I would recommend East Coast Surveys to anyone considering development and reconfiguring of a lot. I will definitely be using your services again in the future. Very happy customer

    - Sue

  • We engaged East Coast Surveys to assist us with our Town Planning and Surveying to sub-divide our land and house. This was an extremely challenging project and was handled professionally and accurately by East Coast Surveys making my dealings with the whole team delightful. Each one of the team went above and beyond to assist us as first timers.

    - Vicki A.

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(07) 3823 1029

7B Natasha St, Capalaba, Qld 4157

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