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Welcome to CLSA

The goal of the California Land Surveyors Association is to promote and enhance the profession of surveying, to promote the common good and welfare of its members, to promote and maintain the highest possible standards of professional ethics and practice, and to elevate the public's understanding of our profession. CLSA represents all land surveyors, whether they are employees or proprietors, whether in the public or private sector.


Local: Your local chapter represents you in local issues. Through your chapter-elected Director to the CLSA Board of Directors, the individual member has a voice at the state level.

State: The Surveyor is represented at the state level through an active legislative program, legislative advocate, and liaison with the BPELSG.

Regional: CLSA is an active member of the Western Federation of Professional Surveyors. This Federation is composed of associations throughout the western United States and addresses regional issues.

National: Through institutional affiliation with the National Society of Professional Surveyors, CLSA is represented at the national level.


CLSA presents annual conferences which provide technical and business programs, as well as exhibits of the latest in surveying and computing technology. Seminars and workshops are presented to assist in continuing education. CLSA publishes the California Surveyor magazine and the CLSA NEWS to keep the membership abreast of changing legislation, legal opinions, and other items which affect our profession.

CLSA sponsors monthly webinars. Click here for a list of upcoming webinars.


With over 2000 members, state and nationwide, CLSA is a prime networking resource for young professionals and established firms. Use our extensive Forum to make contact with other professionals or exchange your opinions and ideas.

CLSA provides a fully staffed Central Office which is available to answer questions or to provide up-to-date referrals concerning legislation, educational opportunities, job opportunities, or other issues concerning our membership. Professional liability insurance programs and other business services and discounts are available through our Affinity Partner are available to members.


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Cal Surveyor #178 is now available.

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CLSA Scholarship Application

Postmark deadline: December 6th

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  • Gold Country Chapter

    4th Thursday of every month 6:00 PM
    Location: Round Table Pizza 10894 Combie Road Auburn, CA 95602

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  • Sacamento Chapter
    Holiday Part

    Sacramento CLSA Holiday Party
    December 4, 2014
    Location: Piatti’s (571 Pavillion Way - Sacramento)
    RSVP: jjonespls@comcast.net

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  • Orange County Chapter
    Casino Night

    December 4th - 6:00 PM
    Location: JT Schmid's (2610 E Katella Blvd., Anaheim)

    Click here to RSVP

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  • Riverside/San Bernardino Holiday Party

    December 4th
    Dave & Busters (Ontario, CA)
    Price: $25
    White Elephant Gift Exchange: Bring a gift valued at approximately $20

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  • East Bay Chapter
    Holiday Party

    December 10th - 5:30 PM
    Location: Kincaids (1 Franklin Street - Oakland, CA)
    Price: $40 White Elephant Gift Exchange ($20 maximum)

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  • Central Coast Annual Christmas Party

    Central Coast Chapter Annual Christmas Party December 18th - 6:00 PM
    Location: San Luis Yacht Club (at end of pier in Avila Beach)
    Price: $10 (includes 2 drinks)
    Potluck: Main course will be provided. Bring a salad, vegetable or dessert Raffle ticket proceeds go towards Chapter scholarship fund. Toys for Teens will be collected and taken to the Salvation Army

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  • CSU Fresno Conference

    CSU Fresno Geomatics Conference February 20-21, 2015
    Location: Clovis Veterans Memorial
    For more information visit: http://www.fresnostategeomatics.com/

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