L.A. Stevens & Associates, Inc. is a full service Land Surveying firm representing public, private, commercial and attorney clients throughout the Bay Area since 1991, with expertise in Caltrans construction, right-of-way engineering and preliminary design surveys. We provide prompt, professional and cost effective land surveying services to our clients in order to meet comprehensive land surveying requirements. Our unique ability to perform thorough research of survey records, both recorded and unrecorded, delivers a work product that is exceptional and may save our client legal costs should the survey be contested. Thorough and comprehensive research is necessary to provide our client with a court-defensible survey. Our office is logistically located in southern Novato and conveniently serves the Counties of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Lake, Mendocino, San Francisco, Contra Costa and Alameda.
All surveying employees of L.A. Stevens & Associates, Inc. are either licensed surveyors, possess Land-Surveyor-in-Training Certificates with the California Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists and/or have obtained surveying education in college.
L.A. Stevens & Associates, Inc. owns one of the largest collections of survey archives and unrecorded documents of properties in Marin County and the title maps of the oldest title company in Marin County. Access to these records gives our firm a distinct advantage in locating and verifying monuments and markers from original surveys performed since the 1890’s, leading to a more court-defensible survey. These records aid in the expertise of L.A. Stevens employees working on projects in Marin County.
Larry Stevens, P.L.S. currently serves as a board member of the California Land Surveyors Association and is is recognized by the courts as an expert witness and has been successful in disputes involving land survey issues. Due to his expertise and reputation as a respected professional, he is sought by attorneys representing the more challenging survey issues.
A partial list of clients includes Dominican University in San Rafael, City of Mill Valley, City of Belvedere, San Francisco State University, Cost Plus Shopping Center in Corte Madera, Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Pt. Reyes, Stinson Beach Water District, National Park Service in Stinson Beach, Harrison Engineering, Inc., Abey Arnold Associates Landscape Architects, Tiburon Sanitary District, the Town of Tiburon, as well as attorneys at over 30 top Bay Area law firms and other professionals.