Land Surveying

The team combines best practices of land surveying, aerial operations, and the latest CAD software to produce premium survey products in a time frame that meets our clients’ needs.

Today’s high land costs demand highly accurate, detailed surveys and the most comprehensive procedures from the field to the office to ensure that our client’s projects are problem-free and yield a maximum return on investment.

Our clients include large and small contractors, real estate lawyers, lenders, land title companies, municipalities, property owners, developers and corporations, but our strength is in providing in-house services to Landform’s three, client-focused design studios. This efficient continuity of service ensures the survey team is integrated into the design process. This work culture provides seamless documentation, not rework, from which a design solution can emerge.

Our clients appreciate the quality and efficiency of our survey service and its contribution to all Landform projects. We provide full land survey services directly for clients or in conjunction with our Residential, Retail & Commercial or Planning & Urban Design Studios.

Our services include: 

  • Boundary Surveys
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Certificates of Survey
  • Plats & Registered Land Surveys
  • Replatting & Parcel Splits
  • ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
  • Condominium Platting
  • Property and Easement Descriptions
  • Tree Surveys
  • Wetland Surveys
  • Construction Staking & Layout
  • Pipeline/Powerline Route Surveys
  • Geodetic Control Surveys

A color portrait photo of Lynn Caswell, Land Surveyor and Senior Surveyor at the downtown Minneapolis office of Landform Professional Services LLC. This was shared by Minneapolis Minnesota company Landform Professional Services that offers: Landscape Design, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Civil Engineer, Drone Operator, Landscape Designer Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and drone/aerial operations for small, medium and large businesses and residences throughout the USA. You can contact Landform at the land survey department’s lead, Lynn Caswell.

Mr. Caswell has over 50 years of experience in surveying.  As the Senior Surveyor, he supervises Landform’s talented and growing survey team and he guides clients through municipal and regulatory agencies for land development projects and major planning projects.

Lynn is responsible for implementation and supervision of quality control systems.  Mr. Caswell is involved in site inspection and determination of site suitability and conducts boundary and title analyses.  He has provided project management and quality control for the construction staking of sewers, water and roadways for several hundred commercial, residential and municipal projects.  He has completed preparation of right-of-way acquisition easements for MN/DOT, as well as preparation of easements for public improvements for the Cities of Blaine, Lakeville, Coon Rapids, Champlin, Milaca, Isle, Otsego and Zimmerman.  He also has considerable experience in environmental permitting.


  • Surveyor of the Year – Presented to an active member for recent and significant contributions of time and talent to the benefit of the society.
  • William S. Kelley Jr. Community Service Award – Award given to a member who has contributed greatly to the community.
  • E.A. “Bud” Rathbun Award of Merit – Presented to an active member who has served the society over a long period of time in a specific category.

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Let’s talk about putting the Landform Land Survey team to work on your project.

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