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PLSC is dedicated to the improvement of land surveying education and practice. We encourage land surveying professionals and individuals interested in our profession to participate in our upcoming events, visit our Chapter websites and get involved! This is a great profession, and PLSC is here to support the profession to continually improve the practice within Colorado.

Need a Land Surveyor?

PLSC cannot recommend one surveyor over another. If you need a land surveyor, please  go to the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) and download the list of Colorado licensed surveyors and also check for any disciplinary actions against a particular surveyor under the "Verify License Tab" on the DORA site. Certified Federal Surveyors are listed at Be sure to check references for the surveyor you are considering hiring.


Survey Degree Program in Colorado - Instructor Wanted
Posted June 20, 2017

PLSC volunteers have been working hard to establish a Survey Degree Program in Colorado. Our first step has been realized with the establishment of a program through Western Colorado Community College and Colorado Mesa University.The next step is identifying an instructor for the program. If you are interested, or know someone who is, please click on "Read More".


Bill on Public Access To Government Files Passes
Posted June 06, 2017

Concerning public access to files maintained by governmental bodies.Section 4 of the bill modifies the 'Colorado Open Records Act' (CORA) by creating new procedures governing the inspection of public records that are stored as structured data.Section 2 defines key terms including 'structured data', which the bill defines as digital data that is stored in a fixed field within a record or file that is capable of being automatically read, processed, or manipulated by a computer. Section 2 of the bill provides a definition of the term 'infrastructure security data'. Section 2 also specifies that, for purpose of the definition of 'public records in CORA, the terms 'state' and 'agency' include the judicial department of state government.


National Geodetic Survey's 2017 Geospatial Summit
Posted May 30, 2017

Geospatial SummitThe National Geodetic Survey's 2017 GeospatialSummit was held at the end of April, and a significantportion of the summit was dedicated to our plans forthe 2022 modernization of the NSRS. Titles of topicspresented at the summit included: Replacing NAD83, Replacing NAVD 88, Re-inventing Bluebooking,and Improving the NGS Toolkit. You can find informationregarding the summit, including handouts,presentations, and other documentation at:


Clarification of Requirements to Apply for License
Posted October 26, 2016

What are the requirements to apply for a land surveyor license in Colorado? What education is required? Click on this story to access the answers from DORA.


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Legal Aspects of Easements

802 – Legal Aspects of Easements: An overview of the theory and rationale of easements...

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CCPS June Meeting

Meeting details TBD

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IRWA CHAPTER 6 and PLSC Annual Golf Tournament

Come join us for our Annual Golf Tournament on Friday July 14th at Heather Ridge Golf Course! Registration...

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SAMSOG 2017 Annual Meeting and Summer Convention

2017 Annual Meeting and Summer Convention Thursday, July 20th – Saturday, July 22nd Hilton...

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Member Spotlight

PLSC would like to introduce you to our members. If you would like to submit your photo and information for a future Spotlight, email the information to

David Kuxhausen, PLS came to Colorado via Nebraska in 1997 and began his career in surveying with Mountain Surveying and Mapping. He is currently employed as the Survey Discipline Leader at Woolpert who purchased MSM in 2005. Working for those two companies David has conducted numerous surveys in over 36 different states and 8 countries and is a licensed surveyor in both Colorado and North Dakota. David has served on the CCPS board as director, secretary, vice president, and president since 2009 ending his term as president in 2017. David, his wife Mandy, and their pets reside in Denver and enjoy hiking, traveling, and snow skiing.


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Central Colorado Professional Surveyors | Colorado Spatial Reference Network | Northern Chapter - PLSC | Northwest 1/4 Colorado Land SurveyorsSouthern Chapter Professional Land Surveyors | Southwestern Chapter - PLSC, Inc. | Western Colorado Land Surveyors