L. A. Stevens & Associates, Inc is a full service Land Surveying firm representing public, private, and commercial clients throughout the Bay Area since 1991. The employees of L. A. Stevens & Associates, Inc. provide prompt, professional, and cost effective land surveying services to our clients in order to meet comprehensive land surveying requirements. Our unique ability to provide thorough research of existing survey records, both recorded and unrecorded, delivers the exceptional result that clients seek. This level of professionalism allows us to establish the quality and quantity of field evidence that needs to be found in order to record a properly documented and legally defendable survey of your boundary. Alerted to forthcoming FEMA regulations pertaining to Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs), National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements, and FEMA Elevation Certificates, L. A. Stevens & Associates, Inc. personnel completed multiple workshops sponsored by FEMA and Marin County. Workshops attended by our staff help ensure proper completion of FEMA Elevation Certificates utilizing the latest information applicable to Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs) and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). FEMA states, “Communities participating in the Community Rating System (CRS) are required to use the FEMA Elevation Certificate.” L. A. Stevens & Associates, Inc. takes pride in our team of professionals and shared desire to stay informed.
Whether your needs include Boundary, Topographic, FEMA Elevation Certification, ALTA / ACSM, and/or Expert Witness Services, we are well prepared, addressing your needs effectively. Our office is located on the Southern tip of Novato, serving the greater San Francisco Bay Area with clientele throughout Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Lake, Mendocino, San Francisco, Contra Costa, and Alameda. In Marin County, our expertise is unparalleled.
Mr. Stevens owns one of the largest collections of archive maps and unrecorded documents of properties throughout Marin County. Access to these records gives us a distinct advantage in locating and verifying monuments and markers from original surveys performed since the 1890’s, leading to a more accurate survey for our clients. The use of these records affords added security for our clients should your survey ever be contested in a legal dispute.
Mr. Stevens held the office of President of the Marin County chapter of the California Land Surveyors Association in 2005 and 2006 and has been an active member since 1990. He is a founding member of the Land Surveyors Advisory Council on Technical Standards, whose purpose is to research, review, debate and publish opinions and decisions issued by local, state and federal courts whenever they relate to the practice of land surveying. The opinions issued are intended to define and guide the standard of care in California and serve to educate fellow professionals. (Larry) Stevens is recognized by the courts and the legal profession as an expert witness and is called upon to testify in disputes involving land survey issues, unrelated to L. A. Stevens & Associates, Inc., due to his firms unique position in the industry and widely recognized professional expertise.