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."


CLSA Central Valley Chapter Meeting Information

You will find details on the December 2014 meeting of the CLSA Central Valley Chapter below. Please contact any of the chapter officers with questions about the meeting.

  • Date and Time: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 at 6:00 PM
  • Location: Perko's in Modesto (901 North Carpenter Road)
  • Speaker: Landon Blake, PLS
  • Topic: TBA

Landon passed the national land surveyor exam in the fall of 2007 and the California state land surveying exam in the Spring of 2008. He passed the Nevada state specific surveying exam in the Spring of 2010. He is currently licensed to practice land surveying in both states. Landon became a Certified Federal Surveyor in the fall of 2012. In his employment with KSN Landon’s primary role is Project Land Surveyor. In this role he manages the various surveying aspects of large public works projects and smaller commercial development projects.

Landon is the founder of the California Central Valley Geospatial Professionals Group. The California Land Surveyors Association Central Valley Chapter has a San Joaquin County Government Liaison Committee, of which Landon is a member. Landon also sits on the CLSA GIS Committee. Landon also works on a couple of volunteer projects hosted and supported by Redefined Horizons, when his time allows. This includes maintenance of the San Joaquin County Filed Map Index and management of the City of Stockton Chiseled Crosses Monument Preservation Project. Landon also partipates in the California Geodetic Control Working Group and maintains the California Central Valley Survey Control Network.

Central Valley Control Network

Landon also provided a link to his :
Presentation Documents

You can download the meeting notice here in pdf format.

You can download the meeting minutes here in pdf format.

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Holiday Social Event

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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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