• To encourage all surveyors licensed in New Hampshire to join and participate in the Association.
  • To encourage all land use professionals and those in related disciplines to join and participate in the Association.
  • To encourage membership in other state and national professional associations, such as American Congress on Surveying and Mapping and National Society of Professional Surveyors.
  • To maintain and improve a staffed central office and pursue an expanded facility.
  • To promote land information systems and to preserve land records.
  • To maintain and improve communication and relationships within our profession, as well as with related disciplines and the general public.
  • To work with all units of government by providing information, testimony and other support in matters relating to land surveying, mapping and land information systems.
  • To create and promote surveying educational opportunities and publications.
  • To review, upgrade and enforce professional standards and ethics.
  • To address grievances and issues involving unauthorized practices.
  • To promote careers in professional land surveying.
  • To help surveyors and their families in times of need.
  • To coordinate pro bono surveying services in conjunction with the NH Bar Association and the court system.

    Adopted March 16, 1995, Revised January 11, 1997, Revised/adopted January 10, 1998, Revised March 22, 2001, Revised January 11, 2003

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Ethics and Standards
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The New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association exists to promote the profession of surveying, mapping, land information systems and related fields to support the advancement of technologies, and to help ensure that these professional activities provide for the safety and welfare of the general public.

NHLSA members include licensed land surveyors and their employees, land information practitioners, students, and others with special interest in or knowledge of the profession of land surveying.

The Association views the surveyor as a professional who has the academic qualifications and technical expertise to practice the sciences of measuring and mapping as well as making boundary judgments; who uses this knowledge responsibly to help plan and implement the efficient management of land, waters, structures and improvements; and who takes into account legal, economic, environmental and social issues relevant to the practice.

The Association strives to support the profession and its members by creating a professional environment in which to operate, through the following activities:

  • Sponsor educational and informational activities and publications both for ourselves and the general public.
  • Fund and administer scholarships and grants.
  • Improve and preserve land records.
  • Work with legislative and administrative units of government to provide information, testimony, and other support in matters relating to land surveying.
  • Maintain a continuous dialogue with allied professions.
  • Maintain and upgrade professional standards and ethics.
  • Address grievances and issues dealing with unauthorized practices.
  • Promote professional and social relations.

Adopted April, 1990, Revised/adopted March 16, 1995, Revised/adopted January 10, 1998