Engineering Division - Survey Section

The Public Works Department of Okaloosa County will achieve a record of outstanding customer satisfaction.

This section consists of a registered surveyor and 2 survey crews.

The survey crews, under the direct supervision of the registered surveyor, provide all vertical and horizontal control, location, construction survey alignment for all public works paving and drainage projects. This requires an extensive effort to gather data for the design of new construction and for drainage upgrades on overlays. Utility locations and line spots are required for all construction projects that require digging, whether it is new construction or maintenance. The section is also responsible for assisting contractors with new driveway construction to maintain positive drainage flow along county right of ways.

Legal descriptions, deeds and certified surveys needed for all county business are prepared by the registered surveyor. He is also responsible for review of all subdivision plats within county jurisdiction for compliance with state mandated guidelines.