Central Valley Chapter
California Land Surveyors Association

Promoting the professional practice of land surveying in the California Central Valley.
Serving the greater Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin County Area."


Education Committee:

Kevin Genasci, Chairman

Keith Spencer

From the State CLSA Education Committee:

A guide to Professional Library Publications and Resources

For those of you preparing for the LSIT exam:

A Review Outline and

a list of LSIT Exam Preparation Publication and Resources

And for those of you preparing for the LS exams.

A Review Outline and

a list of LS Exam Preparation Publication and Resources

These documents are as of July 2010. They are fluid and subject to change. Check back after each State Board Meeting (every 3 months) for updates.

For more Educational information be sure to also check out the Scholarships and Trigstar pages in the Special Projects portion of our site.


California-Specific Professional Land Surveyor Examination Test Plan


PS exam to become closed book


Candidate Information Bulletin PLS Examination

Chapter News:

Steve Parrish, PLS, WRS, CFedS
Walking in the Footsteps
& Double Monumentation

  • Wednesday December 2, 2015
  • from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • $75 per session for CLSA Members
    (or $125 for both when purchased together)
  • $100 per session for for non-members
    (or $175 for both when purchased together)
  • 1010 Tenth Street
  • Basement Training Room (B300)
  • Modesto
Register Here

Our Newsletter "The Prism" November 2015

California Surveyor: "Fall 2015"


BPELSG Example CBT Examination Questions:

BPELSG Bulletin: Fall 2015


Renew Early

Land Surveyor Exam Development Workshops
(copied from the Sacramento Chapter newsletter)

Land & Structure, Sonora

is looking for a California Licensed PLS or LSIT for a Full Time Field/Office Position

City of Sacramento

is looking for a Survey Party Chief
Closes: Fri. 12/11/15 5:00 PM

Solano County

is looking for a County Surveyor
12/18/15 Deadline to submit application for 1st application review.

Welty Engineering

is looking for a Party Chief

New in the Library:

Sacramento County - added link to Geographical Map Index
(includes Maps and Parcel Maps, ROS estimated for September, then Corner Records & .....)
Added Historical FEMA Maps Stanislaus, Merced and San Joaquin Counties
Fresno County - updated record maps
Stanislaus County - updated record maps
San Joaquin County - updated ROS, PM, M&P, Corner Records

CLSA Chapter Website of the Year - 2012-2014