Nelms Surveying, Inc. of Bakersfield, California

Our History

Nelms Surveying; Inc. opened business in April of 1992 in the Bakersfield area providing land surveying services throughout California which include a variety of disciplines within the profession; such as boundary resolutions, topographic surveys, route surveys, construction staking, land division, and expert testimony.


Ron Nelms, as the Principal, is licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in three States which include California (PLS5804), and Arizona (#29269). He is also a member of the California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA), and the Arizona Professional Land Surveyors (APLS).

Our Team

Our firm is capable of operating a fully equipped field crew, which include GPS equipment, and Robotic Total Stations. Our crews have a combined experience of over 45 years and work under the direct supervision of the Principal.

Mission Statement

To comprehend each project entrusted to us so as to provide unsurpassed Land Surveying service. 

Core Values

  • Demonstrate integrity, truthfulness and honor in all that we do.
  • Provide a service that is of professional quality, accurate and expedient.
  • Make every effort to understand each project in order to provide the best service possible.
  • Communicate¬†progress of each project often with our clients so there are no surprises.
  • We will respect all who we deal with in our business including employees, clients, vendors, competitors and anyone representing a regulatory agency.


Nelms Surveying has been a trusted Bakersfield land surveying company for over 20 years – we invite you to give us a call for any of your land, boundary and mapping needs.

Experience, Integrity & Professionalism

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