Sample Improvement Location Certificate
|An Improvement Certificate is a map showing all improvements and recorded easements on a particular property. It is not to be used to certify boundary lines or fence lines.
Specifically stated in Colorado Revised Statutes:
38-51-108. Improvement Location Certificate. (1) A professional land surveyor may prepare an improvement location certificate for the use of a specific client based upon such professional land surveyor's general knowledge of land boundaries and monuments in a given area if such client is not the owner or buyer; except that a copy of such certificate shall be provided to such owner or buyer.
(2) (a) (I) A certificate prepared pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall not be designated as or construed as being a land survey plat or improvement survey plat.
(II) Such certificate shall be prominently labeled "improvement location certificate" and contain a statement in the following form:
IMPROVEMENT LOCATION CERTIFICATE
I hereby certify that this improvement location certificate was
prepared for ...(individual or firm)..., that it is not a land survey plat
or improvement survey plat, and that it is not to be relied upon for
the establishment of fence , building, or other future improvement
I further certify that the improvements on the above described
parcel on this date, .... (insert date) ..., except utility connections,
are entirely within the boundaries of the parcel, except as shown,
that there are no encroachments upon the described premises by
improvements on any adjoining premises except as indicated, and
that there is no apparent evidence or sign of any easement
crossing or burdening any part of said parcel, except as noted.
(b) A professional land surveyor shall assume full liability for each
improvement location certificate done by such professional land
surveyor or under such professional land surveyor's responsible
charge pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection (2).