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2011 ALTA/ACSM standards


The 2011 ALTA/ACSM standards supersede the previous 2005 standards.

The 2011 standards came into effect on February 23, 2011. The date honoring Terminus, the Roman god of boundary markers.

The first standards were adopted in 1962, by the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) and the American Title Association, now (ALTA) American Land Title Association.

You can download the 2011 minimum standard detail requirements for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys at



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