About Mark Sutter

Mark is the founder of Third Rock Geomatics and has worked extensively across Western Canada. His expertise and Geomatics knowledge combined with his passion for innovation will give enormous strength to your project. Mark has a keen interest in property law and has built relationships across industries with people and groups by pursuing goals methodically and effectively.

Real Property Reports Explained

By |2020-11-26T15:55:25-07:00October 8th, 2020|Land Surveyor|

Real Property Reports Explained A Real Property Report and a Certificate of Compliance are essential components for your smooth real estate transaction. In a nutshell, you need a Real Property Report to prove that everything on your parcel is built in the right place. Sometimes, improvements extend onto a property that someone else owns [...]

Two Most Common Questions from Law Professionals

By |2020-11-26T15:56:57-07:00July 2nd, 2020|Land Surveyor|

Two Most Common Questions from Law Professionals Most of the common questions we receive from Law Professionals are around two ideas. “What should we expect will be shown on the Real Property Report?” “Where are the actual guidelines or standards for Real Property Reports?” Three primary stakeholders influence the contents of a Real Property [...]

How to Spot a Bylaw Infraction – AC Units

By |2020-11-26T15:58:15-07:00June 23rd, 2020|Land Surveyor|

How to Spot a Bylaw Infraction Because Air Conditioners are Everywhere! Do you see it? This air conditioner is close as possible to the mechanical room in the basement and is tucked in neatly behind the deck. While it looks great, it is likely not compliant with the Land Use Bylaw. As you can [...]

How to Spot an Encroachment – Sheds

By |2020-11-26T15:58:55-07:00April 21st, 2020|Land Surveyor|

  How to Spot an Encroachment because improvements are not always in the correct place     Can you see what our surveyor sees? The shed in the foreground is tight against a fence, which is also tight against the larger shed in the background. One of these is clearly not in the correct place. [...]

Surveyor’s Announcement – COVID 19

By |2020-03-23T13:55:59-06:00March 23rd, 2020|Land Surveyor|

Third Rock Geomatics is a Virtual Company Mark Sutter in his natural environment Due to COVID 19, many are making plans and learning how to operate remotely. We have been doing it for years. Our crews and production teams operate from their homes and remain in constant contact through video chats, virtual job [...]

Nice fence! Did you hire a surveyor?

By |2020-11-26T15:59:25-07:00March 3rd, 2020|Land Surveyor|

How to Spot a Bylaw Infraction "Nice fence! Did you hire a surveyor?" Real Property Reports ensure your clients know exactly what they are buying. Where is the property line? This listing features a beautiful new fence on the back lane! Looks great, but you should be wondering "How did they find the property line?" [...]

Spot the Infraction – Cantilevers

By |2020-11-26T15:59:44-07:00February 18th, 2020|Land Surveyor|

How to Spot a Bylaw Infraction because your diligence will protect your clients Can you spot the bylaw infraction? Where is it? Houses often have cantilevers (a portion of the house that extends beyond the foundation). In many cases they are allowed to project into the side yard and will not have any [...]