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Improvement Location Certificate

Sample Improvement Location Certificate
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:


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 lines.

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.
Stamp .......

Seal ..........

(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).
See also:
Improvement Survey


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