Definitions for "LAND SURVEYOR"
a person who makes measurements upon the earth for the purpose of locating property boundaries
Lenders typically require a survey of the purchased property as a contingency for granting the mortgage; a survey is a drawing showing the boundaries of a property. A recent survey typically will satisfy this requirement, if not, a Licensed Land Surveyor should be retained to provide an updated survey.
A qualified professional who is trained to establish, measure and draw out the boundaries of properties and the improvements (buildings and other features) located thereon based on land records and site examinations.