Construction Layout Services

Construction layout services are the primary source of future construction for a variety of sites. KLS Group Inc., located in Metairie, LA, has earned a reputation as a full-service construction layout provider to the construction industry. The trained and licensed staff of KLS Group Inc. assures customers of attention to detail, precision surveying and a strong commitment to reliability. These features are the primary reason KLS Group retains long-term, loyal clientele.

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3D Laser Scanning

Laser scanning is a new form of technology used to come up with accurate measurements for inaccessible areas and complex environments. It is the best way to calculate the measures of as-built conditions inside buildings. Our surveyors at our Metairie offices have adopted this technology to help create better data and visuals for our clients. 3D LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), or 3D Laser Surveying or High-definition Surveying, is the process whereby a reflecting laser line shines over a surface to collect data in 3-dimensions. The data collected is matched with the topographic survey elevations, sections, and plans.

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FEMA Flood Evaluation

Given that areas in New Orleans, Metairie, and the vicinity are at a high risk for flooding, you will likely want to acquire an Elevation Certificate (EC) to help you manage the risk of flood damage to your building. FEMA describes an Elevation Certificate as “. . . an important tool that documents your building’s elevation.” The EC will show the location of your building, the Lowest Floor Elevation, building characteristics, and flood zone rating. If you’re in a flood zone and constructing, developing, renovating, or purchasing a building, you’ll naturally want to have this information available to comprehensively know…

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Land Surveying

This survey determines the expanse of land that you own. It shows all the four corners of a property that are described in a deed. The survey is carried out by a surveyor from our Metairie office, who will identify the four corners of the property and provide a detailed map after researching the public records available, the field, take some of the measurements and do some calculations. This survey is crucial if you are planning to construct in your property or request permits. Though it is expensive and can take a long process, depending on the records complications and…

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