Pennsylvania Surveyor News HowellKline Surveying LLC

Pennsylvania Surveyor HowellKline Surveying, LLC. specializes in Property Surveys, Site Surveys, Aerial Surveys, Topographic Surveys, Construction Stakeout and As-Built Surveys. HowellKline offers professional land surveying services in Chester County, PA. Delaware, Montgomery, Berks and Lancaster County Pennsylvania.

Drones added to the Howell Kline Surveying Toolbox

Howell Kline Surveying, LLC and D. L. Howell & Associates, Inc. recently added Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) capabilities to their list of services.  Recent rules published by the Federal Aviation Administration have cleared the way for businesses to utilize UASs or "drones" as they are commonly known for a wide range of data gathering applications. This aerial platform is a useful addition to Howell Kline Surveying's "toolbox", which includes robotic total stations and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers. The UAS is a remotely controlled quad-copter equipped with a high resolution camera. The high resolution pictures can be digitally stitched together to create what is known as a digital ortho-photograph. An ortho-photograph is a photo that has any distortion removed, thereby allowing accurate measurements to be taken between points in the photo. Three-dimensional point clouds can also be generated from the photographs, allowing for measurements in 3D as well.  It is the......
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Howell Kline Surveying Assists Property Management Companies and Homeowners Associations

Howell Kline Surveying Assists Property Management Companies and Homeowners Associations
Many times Property Managers or Homeowner Association Boards are asked to facilitate the maintenance or repair of improvements in common areas within a community.  Maybe a retaining wall needs to be repaired or replaced; or landscaping needs attention; or trees are in need of pruning or removal to address safety concerns.  All projects which could cost the Homeowners Association limited budget dollars.  And just as often the question is raised….”is that project actually located on community property, or is it located on an individual homeowners private property, or a neighboring property?” Howell Kline Surveying, LLC has worked with over a dozen different communities and 5 different management companies to answer those questions.  Projects ranging in scope from:  Performing a boundary retracement survey and placing corner monuments at a 140 acre community in Exton, Chester County which helped the HOA Board address encroachment issues from neighboring properties, and was used as a tool ......
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