Under the direction of the City Engineer and the Lead Survey Chief, the Survey Division is responsible for topographical surveying and construction staking, preparing preliminary drawings for various City departments and divisions. Work by this division includes identifying the location and descriptions of property from existing established boundary corners and recorded plats; existing topography for future roadways, utilities and other public facilities projects; the establishment of grades and alignments, as-built surveys for public improvements; and, engineering construction measurements and staking for Public Works Capital Improvement Projects.