A land surveyor measures the earth's surface to determine property boundaries and to provide data for mapmaking, construction projects, and other engineering purposes.
An applicant must file an application for licensure/registration with the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professsions, to practice as a land surveyor in New York State. The latest information and requirements for licensure are available on the New York State Education Department's Office of the Professions website at www.op.nysed.gov/prof/pels/.
For fee information is available on the NYSED website at www.op.nysed.gov/prof/pels/lsurvforms.htm
In 2010, there were 63 licenses issued for this occupation.
In 2011, there were 33 licenses issued for this occupation.
New York State Education Department
Division of Professional Licensing
Services Engineering/Land Surveying Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817 Ext. 250
17-1022 - Surveyors
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 11/6/12.
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