Special Instructions for Survey, Mapping or GIS
This Consultant Special Instructions manual has been created to provide
a ready reference to established uniform policies, procedures, and minimum
standards for consultants developing mapping and survey information for the
Department, while also reflecting standards used by the Location Division.
Please note the following significant changes:
- Map Accuracy Standards
- ASCII monument description format has
- NDOT official units are now US Survey feet
- Inclusion of
monument perpetuation instructions
- Mandatory testing of photogrammetric
products using the NSSDA standards
- New map feature codes
- A new
Department policy and procedures are subject to change.
Prior to starting a mapping or survey project, please check with the Location
Division, Cartography Section at (775) 888-7449 for any addendum or
updated versions of this manual. Technical Survey questions should be directed
to the Geodesy Section at (775) 888-7256. GIS questions should be
referred to the GIS Coordinator at (775) 888-7265. Imagery questions
should call (775) 888-7162.