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For all your Land surveying needs in Calgary, Airdrie, Okotoks and the surrounding areas



For all your Land surveying needs in Calgary, Airdrie, Okotoks and the surrounding areas



We utilize cutting edge technologies from companies such as Topcon, HP and AutoCad

Our Service

We specialize in complete surveying services for the residential, commercial and land development sectors. The capable and hard working team at Lovse Surveys Ltd has the skill and experience to meet all of your surveying needs.

Full Builder Services

We at Lovse Surveys are constantly assessing and improving our systems and procedures in order to provide our clients with the cost-effective, accurate, and timely solutions expected by home builders large and small. We are able to provide you everything from Plot Plan, Stakeout, Real Property Report, pre-grade, rough grade, Final grade Certificate and even Compliance service.

Land Development

We have the experience and expertise to handle all land development surveys, from a single lot subdivision to full multi phase subdivisions.

Condominium Plans

We have produced plans for many condominiums, from single units to multistory towers such as The Guardian, the tallest residential development in Calgary.

Real Property Report Compliance RPR

Are you a busy real estate agent or home-owner? We can help you make the most of your valuable time by delivering your Real Property Report to the City of Calgary for the required stamp of compliance.

Quick Turn Around Time

We strive to provide all of our clients with fast, efficient service. If your project has a tight deadline, we will do the utmost to meet your needs.

Knowledgeable and Creative Ideas

Are you beginning a project such as a subdivision, a new home construction, or even the sale of your existing home? Our team would be happy to provide any professional advice or guidance that you might require.

Excellent Customer Service

We are committed to providing all of our customers with fast, friendly, and knowledgeable customer service.

Professional and Licensed Team

We have two Licensed Alberta Land surveyors, Professional Engineers, and many surveying/engineering technologists on staff.


Our safety program maintains a Certificate of Recognition from the Alberta Construction Safety Association. All staff members are trained in WHMIS and/or First Aid.

Our Portfolio

Below are just a few of the types of Jobs we can do for you or your company.

The Management Team

We have a great team at Lovse Surveys with many different skill sets. You can be assured that we have the right people to match with your job requirements. Below you will find our management

Desmond R Shaw, P.ENG (NP).,A.L.S. B.Sc. Geomatics Engineering

Desmond R Shaw, P.ENG (NP).,A.L.S. B.Sc. Geomatics Engineering

Land Surveys Manager

Des is our Land Surveys Manager,
He is an Alberta Land Surveyor and a Professional Engineer with his B.Sc. in Geomatics Engineering.

Mr. Shaw began his survey career in the early 90‘s while working in photogrammetry at Aero Geometrics Ltd..  This inspired him to pursue a Geomatics Engineering degree at the University of Calgary, graduating in 1997.  Upon graduation, he spent 5 years working at Loeppky & Associates and then subsequent purchaser Stantec Geomatics.  During this time, his work focus was on residential survey projects within City of Calgary and surrounding jurisdictions.  Throughout his tenure with Stantec, Mr. Shaw obtained his ALS commission as well as Professional Designation with APEGA in 2001.  In 2002, Mr. Shaw joined Caltech Surveys Ltd. and gained valuable experience in oilfield surveying. Mr. Shaw was a senior Project Manager, Owner, Director and Alberta Operations Manager during his 12 years with Caltech. Mr. Shaw spent 2015-2017 with Kellam Berg Engineering and Surveys Ltd. focusing on residential projects before joining Lovse in 2017.

Mr. Shaw has managed thousands of land surveying projects affecting land development in and around The City of Calgary and oilfield surveying projects across Alberta.  Responsibilities have included technical and project management relating to Subdivisions, Real Property Reports, Wellsites and Pipelines. Mr. Shaw has gained vast business experience as a past owner and director.

Thomas To, P.ENG.,A.L.S., C.L.S.(ret)

Thomas To, P.ENG.,A.L.S., C.L.S.(ret)


Thomas is an Alberta Land Surveyor and a Professional Engineer. He leads our team and has helped to make the company into a leading-edge survey and engineering firm. Thomas has over 35 years of experience in land surveying & engineering, mainly in the context of land development and the housing industry.
David Hill, C.S.T.

David Hill, C.S.T.

Partner - General Manager

Dave is the General Manager responsible for the day to day operations of the company. He also manages other areas such as safety, field technology, and the front office. He has been with Lovse for close to 15 years.
Jay Turnquist, C.S.T.

Jay Turnquist, C.S.T.

Partner - Field Operations

Jay is in charge of our field operations, and heads the survey division of the company. Jay has been with Lovse for almost 30 years.

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Lovse Surveys Ltd

address Address: #2, 4750 106 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, T2C 3G5

phone Phone: 1.403.254.2010

fax Fax: 1.403.254.1723

email Website: https://www.lovsesurveys.com

days Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am-noon, 1pm-4:30pm

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Just a few of the companies we are proud to work with.

For a pin-finder (metal-detector) rental, please contact Rogers Rent-All. Click on the link and search ‘Pin finder’ for information
How to locate your property line.
Fence regulations for the City of Calgary.
Information about the City of Calgary compliance process.
Subdivision application requirements for the City of Calgary.
Find a title or registered Legal Plan.