Jim E. Lichty

PLS, Partner

Jim’s 34 years of land surveying experience include all phases of construction and layout staking, retracement and boundary surveys, and topographic surveys, as well as highway, airport and landfill surveys. He’s a problem-solver, the one clients turn to when issues arise in the field.

He also works directly with planning and zoning offices in the preparation and facilitation of zoning and platting applications for local governments.Jim is jointly responsible for the daily planning and direction of five survey crews at MMS, where he’s worked for 18 years. He stays current with technological advances in the surveying field and trains the survey staff in the function and operation of all equipment.


  • Master of Science, Winona State University, 1983
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1977

Professional Registration:

  • Licensed Land Surveyor, Iowa #13287

Professional Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Society of Land Surveyors of Iowa
  • Surveyors Historical Society

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