Who We Are

Ifland Survey is a professional surverying and mapping firm with experienced and professional staff dedicated to meeting the needs of our clients. Our full range of services include boundary, topographic, construction, GPS, UAV and 3D laser scan surveys for both private and public sector projects. For a complete list of services, see the adjacent column.

Serving Santa Cruz, Monterey and Santa Clara Counties, we encourage you to contact our office by email, or simply click below to complete a survey request form.

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Our Story

Ifland Survey has provided surveying services throughout the Bay Area since 1999. Formerly known as Gary Ifland & Associates, the Ifland Survey office is located in Santa Cruz County, but also provides services in San Mateo County, Santa Clara County and the entire Monterey Bay Region.

Gary Ifland, LS 7367, is company President and provides the responsible management of all of the firm’s surveying operations. Gary’s experience in civil engineering and land surveying work includes over 3000 projects since 1986. In Santa Cruz County alone, Gary Ifland has filed more subdivision and parcel maps than any other active surveyor. His construction staking experience includes subdivision improvements for thousands of lots and more than 100 commercial building projects.

In addition, Gary and the technical staff of experienced survey and CAD technicians are ready to meet the needs of our clients for smaller projects including Lot Line Adjustments, Residential Surveys, Legal Descriptions and Expert Witness Testimony for Easement and Property Line Disputes. We strive to provide professional quality survey work, competitvely priced, with timely and exceptional service.



ALTA/ACSM Surveys, Topographic Surveys, Boundary Surveys, Construction Surveys, Environmental Surveys, 3d Scan Surveys Telecommunication Site Surveys, FEMA Elevation Certificate Surveys, Geodetic Control Surveys

Mapping & GPS

Aerial Maps, Topographic Maps, Record of Survey Maps, Corner Records, Right of Way Maps, As-built Survey Maps, Assessment District Maps, Geodetic Control Surveys, Geoid Modeling, GIS Data Capture, GPS Consulting/Training, NGS Bluebooking, Real-time Kinematic GPS


Lot Line Adjustments, Tentative Maps, Subdivision and Parcel Maps, Subdivision Planning / Layout, Condominum Plans,


Residential and Commercial Construction Staking, Subdivision Staking, Street Improvement Staking, Utiltiy Line Staking

UAV & 3D

UAV Aerial Surveys, Digital Orthophotos, 3D point clouds, 3D Laser Scanning (LIDAR) Surveys, 3D Modeling


Legal Descriptions, Boundary Disputes, Expert Witnes Testimony, Plan Review Services


eLOMA Applications, Height Verification Surveys, Monitoring Well Surveys, Easement Locations, Land Planning Services, Entitlement Work.


Project 1

Ranchview Terrace, UCSC
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Construction Surveying

Project 1

Ranchview Terrace, UCSC
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Construction Surveying

Project 1

Ranchview Terrace, UCSC
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Construction Surveying


Ifland Survey

4113 Scotts Valley Dr, #102
Scotts Valley, CA 950662