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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.


GPS on Benchmarks Webinars
Posted May 17, 2018

You may have heard mention of the GPS on Bench Mark effort. NGS is encouraging folks in all states to collect Survey Grade GPS data on identified (and non) Bench Marks across the country to assist with the last and final hybrid Geoid Model as well as the transformation tools to the new reference frames being released around 2022. Along with State Coordinators in the NGS Rocky Mountain Region (CO, WY, MT) we are initiating this effort by offering three webinars that will explain the desired workflow and procedures. We want your time to be used effectively and we have some important tools for you to use. This will also help folks from searching or observing marks that have already been found or observed.Please join us for the scheduled webinars hosted by our NOAA/NGS Regional Advisor, Pam Fromhertz.May 24th, 2-3pm Part I, Planning information and resources. June 7th, 2-3pm Part II, How to find a mark, what photos to take, and how to upload the information to NGS using DS-World. 21, 2-3pm Part III, How to share your GPS Survey data into OPUS. IV?These webinars will also be recorded and archived for your viewing if you are unable to attend.Thank you for your time and effort!

PLSC Uses Virtual Sandbox to Engage Scouts
Posted May 17, 2018

PLSC recently exhibited at the 2018 Scout Show and unveiled the new Virtual Reality Sandbox. It was great fun, and many thanks to GeoShack for participating and to Brian Dennis for the exceptional construction of the sandbox.


NCEES Survey - Send your input
Posted May 14, 2018

Dear Surveying Colleague:NCEES invites you to participate in an important survey about the content of the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam. The results of this study will be used to update the specifications for the exam.Participants will complete an online questionnaire about the fundamental knowledge required of a candidate with a bachelor of science degree in surveying to work in a manner that safeguards the public.This content review survey is being sent to surveying practitioners, ABET-accredited surveying programs, and technical societies. The responses to this survey will be used to determine the content tested on the FS exam. A high rate of return on the survey will help ensure the validity of the resulting exam. All responses will be confidential.If possible, please complete the survey today. It will take 20 to 30 minutes. The survey will be live through August 20, 2018, and all surveys must be completed by this date.We also ask that you forward this email to surveying colleagues who may be interested in participating. NCEES requires a cross section of professionals-including licensed professional surveyors and academics teaching surveying courses-to complete the survey.Click here to access the FS content review survey.If you have any questions, please contact NCEES at Thank you in advance for your time and assistance.Sincerely,Cheryl Warren, Ph.D., P.E.NCEES Exam Development Engineer

NGS Invites Public Comment on SPCS Policy and Procedures
Posted April 27, 2018

NGS will establish the State Plane Coordinate System of 2022 (SPCS2022) as part of modernizing the National Spatial Reference System. We invite your written comments on the draft SPCS2022 policy and procedures. We want to know your preferences for the draft SPCS2022 policy and procedures. Read the Federal Register notice to learn how you may comment on the draft SPCS policy and procedures.


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PLSC Events


SCPLS Members Meeting

SCPLS Members Meeting 6:30pm – 8:00pm

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SCPLS Members Meeting

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Other Industry Events


Planning information resources webinar

You may have heard mention of the GPS on Bench Mark effort. NGS is encouraging folks in all states to...

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How to find a mark, what photos to take, and how to upload the information to NGS using DS-World Webinar

You may have heard mention of the GPS on Bench Mark effort. NGS is encouraging folks in all states to...

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How to share your GPS Survey data into OPUS Webinar

You may have heard mention of the GPS on Bench Mark effort. NGS is encouraging folks in all states to...

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Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors Summer Conference 2018, 23 Aug 2018

PSLS Summer Conference 2018 Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center, 215 Innovation Blvd., State...

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Saints, Sinners and Surveyors - Come Hell or High Water!

 RENDEZVOUS INFO COMING SOON! This year's committee is putting the final touches on the...

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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

Shaun Lee, PLS is native to Pennsylvania and grew up in a small town before moving to Maryland, then Colorado in 2007. His surveying career began at Penn State University where he obtained an Associate degree in Land Surveying in 2000, then took to the field surveying in the woods of Pennsylvania. A few years later, while working in Maryland, he also obtained a minor in Storm Water Management and Design at Catonsville Community College in Baltimore and continued his pursuit to become a Licensed Surveyor. Shaun became licensed in the state of Colorado and has earned a certificate in Construction Estimating at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton.   He has also been active with the CCPS for two years, serving as a Director. Shaun has lived in Colorado for the past 10 years and in his free time loves fishing, skiing and anything you can do outdoors.


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