Any professional surveyors here?

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Ok, first question or two.

Tulsa County residential. Preparing to have a fence replaced, wanting to be sure the new fence is on the property line as we are going to split the cost with the neighbor. The old fence appears to be all over the line for part of the length and on the neighbor's side for other parts.

Front yard has rebar rods (about 4in deep and 11 ft. or so from the curb) at what appears to be correct placement for the parcel front corners. Back yard has 4x4 posts at the back corners of the lot that everyone adjacent to me has attached their wooden fences to. The proper known distance for the back of the parcel appears to be correct on the INSIDE edge of the two corner posts (70.0 ft.)

Question surrounds the placement of the 4x4 posts. Is this normal practice to use 4x4 posts as corner markers in place of rebar rods? If so, is the center of the post on the corner of the lot or adjacent to it (in the corner so to speak)? Can I just string a 150 ft. length of line from the post's side or center to the rebar at the opposite end and be accurate enough?

I am trying to avoid paying $950 for a boundary survey. Or just not worry about it and put the new fence up where the old one is?
 

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Ok, first question or two.

Tulsa County residential. Preparing to have a fence replaced, wanting to be sure the new fence is on the property line as we are going to split the cost with the neighbor. The old fence appears to be all over the line for part of the length and on the neighbor's side for other parts.

Front yard has rebar rods (about 4in deep and 11 ft. or so from the curb) at what appears to be correct placement for the parcel front corners. Back yard has 4x4 posts at the back corners of the lot that everyone adjacent to me has attached their wooden fences to. The proper known distance for the back of the parcel appears to be correct on the INSIDE edge of the two corner posts (70.0 ft.)

Question surrounds the placement of the 4x4 posts. Is this normal practice to use 4x4 posts as corner markers in place of rebar rods? If so, is the center of the post on the corner of the lot or adjacent to it (in the corner so to speak)? Can I just string a 150 ft. length of line from the post's side or center to the rebar at the opposite end and be accurate enough?

I am trying to avoid paying $950 for a boundary survey. Or just not worry about it and put the new fence up where the old one is?
If your on good terms with your neighbor, work it out with them.
6" or a foot either way isn't going to be a big deal. If you want sole ownership, get the survey and move it 6" inside your property.
 

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If it were me I would use the corners you found, sign a fence agreement form with your neighbor and build it where you both think is best.
 

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