Central Valley Chapter
California Land Surveyors Association

Promoting the professional practice of land surveying in the California Central Valley.
Serving the greater Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin County Area.


Central Valley Chapter

The Central Valley Chapter of the California Land Surveyors Association works to promote land surveying in the California Central Valley. This includes encouraging high ethical standards among land surveying professionals, educating the public on the benefits professional land surveyors bring to society, and working to improve the conditions that local land surveyors work in.

Chapter Meetings

The Central Valley Chapter holds monthly meetings that are open to all members and other individuals interested in land surveying. You can visit the events link on the navigation menu at the left side of the page for more information on past and upcoming meetings.


There are many benefits that come from membership in the Central Valley Chapter of CLSA. See the membership committee link on the navigation menu at the left side of the page for an explanation of these benefits and for instructions on how to become a member. The members web page provides a roster of our current members, including the chapter officers.

Mail List:

The Mail list for the Central Valley Chapter is an "opt-in" mailing list. Subscribe (or Un-subscribe) by entering your email address here. If you do not get an immediate response, be sure to check your spam filter.


You can find classified ads hosted at no charge by the chapter on our classifieds web page. This includes people looking for careers in land surveyors and companies looking to hire land surveyors or land surveying technicians.


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Chapter News:

February Meeting

Wednesday, February 28th

Our Newsletter "The Prism" January 2018

California Surveyor: "Issue 185"


BPELSG New corner_record_instructions

"It is important to understand that effective April 1, 2017, all new Corner Record submittals must use the new form."

BPELSG Example CBT Examination Questions:

BPELSG Bulletin:Fall 2017

New in the Library:

Tuolumne County - Updated Record Maps and Corner Records, added Mineral Surveys
San Joaquin County - added Filed Map Footprints
updated February 2016 Guide to the Preparation of Maps
updated ROS, PM, M&P, Corner Records
Madera County - updated Record maps
Santa Clara County - updated Record maps and Corner Records
Sacramento County - added link to Geographical Map Index
Fresno County - updated record maps
Stanislaus County - updated record maps

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