Land Development & Management

  • Land Subdivision development
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At Staig & Smith we offer an integrated Surveying and Engineering service to the Land Development Industry, which is utilised time and again by professional land developers.

Land Development

Land Development

Our Land Development Engineering services integrate the design of roading along with sewer, stormwater and water pipelines, power and telephone cabling and any earthworks required.  This integrated approach to engineering design ensures all services, roading and earthworks are correctly inter-related within an accurate survey model of the topography.

Our Services

Services provided include:

Topographical surveying & plan production
Development advice for urban and rural subdivisions.
Preparation of preliminary designs
Design and preparation of plans for Local Authority approvals
Preparation of tender documents
Preparation of specifications and analysis of tenders
Set out of all types of construction works
Volumetric surveys
Consultation with local authorities, other consultants and service authorities
Land transfer surveying
Contract management

Engineering designs are calculated by 12d software allowing computer generation of plans and calculation of volumes and quantities.

Contact Staig & Smith if you have any questions about your proposed Land Development including earthworks or resource consent.

Our Division

Staig & Smith’s team of Surveyors have experience in a wide range of land developments, including subdivisions with complex servicing requirements, and within sensitive geographical or geological areas.

Although based in Nelson, the Land Development Division is transportable to other areas within New Zealand. They provide regular Land Development Services to clients in Motueka, Golden Bay and Marlborough, and are available for projects outside of the region.
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NZ Institute of
Surveyors Award of
Excellence for the
Galeo Estate Project