The past two years have been challenging with the coronavirus pandemic changing the way we live and work, especially in South Florida. Construction in the Sunshine State has proven that Florida is not just for snowbirds and tourists anymore. Instead, people are coming to the state to take advantage of the weather and the growing economic opportunities.
According to U.S. Census Bureau data, an estimated 240,256 people moved to Florida between July 1, 2019, and July 1, 2020. The study also predicts that between 2021 and 2024, Florida’s economy is projected to expand at an average rate of 3.9%.
Great news for the construction industry as a strong economy paired with out-of-staters rushing to find housing means that in addition to homes, residents will need schools, medical centers and hospitals, retail options, restaurant, and dining spaces, and neighborhood cultural and recreational buildings.
For any new construction project, especially in South Florida, there is an initial permitting stage where the building department verifies planned construction with the local zoning codes, proper building setback and greenspace requirements as well as the drainage capabilities. With proper surveying and site plans by our experienced team of surveyors, your project can run on time and in a smooth fashion.
Additionally, the building department can require additional surveys to ensure that construction is following the planned positions. Site grading may require a Topographic Survey to find current ground elevations or stakeout proposed vertical positions. Towards the completion stage of the project, a final Boundary Survey and FEMA Elevation certificate is typically required in order to receive a Certificate of Occupancy.
At Stoner & Associates, we provide the most common surveys that are necessary for new construction projects, including:
Starting a new construction project in 2022, let our qualified team get your project off to the right start. At Stoner & Associates, we confirm all details regarding the scope of services for any new construction project and look forward to learning about your next new construction project for 2022.
About Stoner & Associates, Inc.
Since 1988, Stoner & Associates, Inc. has continually provided the highest level of quality service to each and every project. Staying true to the company mission statement of Experience, Excellence, Service and Technology: These are the watchwords that we apply to each of our clients’ projects. Today, the company services the greater South Florida area including Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties. Allowing the team of professionals to deliver critical surveying services in a timely manner to both the private sector and the government. For more information on Stoner & Associates, Inc., please call (954) 585-0997or visit www.stonersurveyors.com.
Flood surveys and elevation surveys are two popular services provided by Stoner. These surveys are required to ensure that all new buildings adhere to proper flood, elevation, and building requirements. Elevation certificates for construction properties are available and help determine if a property is located within a designated flood zone. In order to determine whether […]
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