Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout - Module 4
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A point established by the surveyor on or close to the building site. It is used as a reference for determining elevations during the construction of a building.
Imaginary lines on a site plan that connect points of the same elevation. They never cross each other
A legal right-of-way provision on another person's property (for example, the right of a neighbor to build a road or a public utility to install water and gas lines on the property). A property owner cannot build on an area where an easement has been identified.
Approximate or rough size (commercial size) by which lumber, CMUs, etc., is commonly known and sold, normally slightly larger than the actual size (for example, 2 x 4s)
A drawing that represents a view looking down on an object.
The recorded legal boundaries of a piece of property.
A schematic drawing that depicts the layout, components, and connections of a piping system.
An accurate and detailed drawing of a place or region that depicts all the natural and man-made physical features, showing their relative positions and elevations.