|Site Plans -
Utilizing base plans prepared in-house or from outside sources, CEI
prepares Site Plans suited for the specific use and municipality. Site
Plan preparation normally includes zoning, utility and regulation
Towns and cities are very unique in their individual needs and
requirements regarding the subdivision of land. CEI is accustomed to
preparing subdivision layouts and design plans for numerous
municipalities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- The protection of natural resources starts with the proper
collection and management of stormwater. The Massachusetts Stormwater
Guidelines require stormwater to meet specific standards for the
maintenance, treatment and mitigation.
Development - Communities are looking at more and more
creative alternatives to the conventional subdivision. In addition,
the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is requiring that Towns and Cities
provide affordable housing. CEI regularly prepares design plans for
planned residential developments, cluster-type developments and
Chapter 40B (affordable housing) developments
|Septic Systems -
From Title 5 inspections to the design of onsite wastewater treatment
systems, CEI has professionals licensed to design and inspect a
multitude of sewage disposal systems.
Design and Permitting - New sewers normally require sewer
connection or sewer extension permits; on-site sewer requires either
Title 5 approval or the issuance of a groundwater discharge permit.
CEI can provide technical and permitting support for these permits as
well as for water supply.
- With extensive design and permitting experience, CEI can also
provide review and consulting services for town boards and
commissions, directly for the municipality or as peer reviewers.
|Boundary Survey -
The main purpose of a boundary survey is to determine property line
location from deeds and plans of record prior to development of a
parcel. Also used for the erection of walls, fences or other
artificial lines dividing certain properties.
- This type of survey is mainly required prior to development of
parcels of land. The survey can be performed wholly on the ground or
can be used in conjunction with aerial mapping. It can also be used to
create a flood map of an area using a known vertical datum such as
N.G.V.D. 1929 (National Geodetic Vertical Datum) or N.A.V.D. 88 (North
American Vertical Datum). The information acquired is used to create
base maps that are utilized by civil engineers, architects or
landscape architects for design purposes.
|ALTA (American Land Title
Association) Survey - This survey is usually required by
lending institutions for financing of large commercial projects. The
standards for the survey are set by the (1) American Land Title
Association; (2) American Congress on Surveying and Mapping; and (3)
National Society of Professional Land Surveyors.
|Land Court Survey -
Based on the Torrens System of land registration, this survey is
required to be executed according to the Standards set by Land Court
in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Positioning Survey) - One of the latest technologies utilized
in many aspects of the surveying profession with sub-centimeter
- The main purpose is to give lines and grades for the layout of
buildings, roads, utilities, etc. Needs can range from a single family
dwelling to large commercial projects.
|Lot Stakeouts -
Usually requested by homeowners who wish to know the location of their
property lines in order to erect fences, add decks, remodel or put in