Detail Survey Toowoomba

The council has asked you to get a Detail Survey and you don’t have any idea about that. You have landed in the right place. We are providing surveying services in Toowoomba and the nearby regions from the last two decades and that’s enough to tell that the clients find our services trustworthy. Detail Survey is one of our specialisations and our team have worked on numerous projects. So, they know what needs to be done. Hiring our services means you are in good hands. Let’s know some details about the Detail Survey. It will help you in understanding what the survey will involve.

What is a Detail Survey?

A Detail Survey involves locating/ identifying the details of a land lot and its surrounding structures. The surrounding structures include trees, rocks, walls, driveways, windows, watercourses, etc. Both natural and man-made structures are covered under a Detail Survey. A Detail Survey is also useful to determine the flood levels of the plot. A Detail Survey is also known by other names – Contour Survey, Topographic Survey, or Feature Survey.

When is a Detail Survey Required?

A Detail Survey is required in the following scenarios:

  1. New property construction
  2. Property Extension
  3. Property Valuation
  4. Flood Levels Identification
  5. Drainage Assessment

A Detail Survey report is useful for planners, designers, architects, and engineers while making designs.

Who Requires a Detail Survey Report?

A Detail Survey report is required by the Council to permit construction. The report is useful for:

  • Designers, Architects, Engineers
  • Land valuers


What will a Detail Survey Report Contain?

A Detail Survey report comprises of the following features:

  • Contours
  • Landmarks
  • Driveways
  • Fences
  • Soil Type
  • Spot levels
  • Kerb levels
  • Window Position
  • Site co-ordination
  • Location of True North
  • Floor and ridge heights
  • Ridge and Gutter heights
  • Boundaries of the adjacent building
  • Height of the building facing the site
  • Retaining walls, driveways, fences, and drainage
  • Location of garden sheds, pergolas, etc.
  • Location of power poles, sewage, telephone service
  • Location, height, and width of trees and large bushes


We hope you have understood a Detail Survey well. If you still have any doubts, you can feel free to talk to our surveyors. We also offer a no-obligation quote for our services. Just visit the ‘Quote’ page and fill the property/ land details. Our support team will get in touch with you to provide you with a quote and services involved.

Once you receive the quote and take the decision to hire us, we will start the work immediately. We will discuss some project details with you and then immediately visit the actual site to start the survey work. We update our clients about the progress of the survey and findings. And, once the surveying is complete, the findings are analysed and presented in a report. The report is always double-checked to ensure there is no error. A registered surveyor will then sign the report and the same will be delivered. In case you have any doubts about the report, you can get them clear with the surveyor.

Our reports are never rejected/ withheld on grounds of not meeting the council’s requirements, Thus, instant approval is granted. You can start with the construction work immediately.