Membership Benefits


Local: Your local chapter represents you in local issues. Through your chapter representative to the State Board of Directors, the individual member can direct the course CLSA will take. This website also hosts the online newsletters for various local chapters.

State: The surveyor is represented at the state level through an active legislative program, legislative representative, and liaison with the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.

Regional: CLSA is an active member of the Western Federation of Professional Land Surveyors. This federation is composed of associations throughout the western United States and addresses regional issues.


CLSA presents annual conferences which provide technical and business programs, as well as exhibits of the latest in surveying and computing technology. Seminars and workshops are presented to assist in continuing education. CLSA publishes the California Surveyor magazine and the CLSA News to keep the membership abreast of changing legislation, legal opinions, and other items which affect our profession.


CLSA provides a fully staffed central office which is available to answer questions or to provide up-to-date referrals concerning legislation, educational opportunities, job opportunities, or other issues concerning our membership. Health and professional liability insurance programs are available to members.


CLSA offers a wide variety of publications. Click here for more information.

Member Dues

  • Associate - $20

  • Student - $20

  • Corporate - $40

  • Sustaining - $200 (includes 6 members)

Chapter Membership Payment

Pay Online:

Associate, Student, and Corporate Member Online Application 

Sustaining Member Online Application

Note: Membership in the chapter is conditional upon membership in the state corporation within one (1) year of joining the East Bay Chapter. The application for state membership can be found at

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