Vanderstappen Surveying was established in May 1994 with a founding principle of providing the highest quality professional surveying services possible by implementing a committed and integrated approach to each individual project through utilization of professional personnel and advanced technology. As we continue to grow and provide additional services to our clients, this founding principle is still the company core.


This approach has allowed us to emerge as a recognized leader throughout the business community. We maintain a company wide commitment to customer satisfaction through personal service, continuing education, and state of the art technology while remaining competitive.


Use of global positioning systems, robotic surveying equipment and networked CADD work stations keep us in the forefront of quality in the industry while each member of our staff remains committed to individual customer care.


With a strong foundation and solid business practices firmly established, you can be assured of Vanderstappen Land Surveying, Inc.’s commitment to you.


VLSI is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association (IPLSA), the American Congress on Surveying & Mapping (ACSM), the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) and the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB).


Our Staff

  • William J. Vanderstappen, Professional Land Surveyor
    Bill graduated with a degree in Land Surveying from Gateway Technical College, Elkhorn, Wisconsin in 1976. His career began with McHenry County Surveying, which was later purchased in 1990 by Smith Engineering Consultants, Inc.  Bill remained with Smith Engineering as a vice president of the Land Surveying division until 1994, when he left to form Vanderstappen Surveying.  Bill attributes his consistent growth to the economic development in Northern Illinois, and to the fair, honest approach with which he manages his business. His ability to build a team of quality associates has allowed him to maintain his vision.

  • Arthur Gritmacker, Professional Land Surveyor                                         Arthur has been with VLSI for 16 years. He brings excellent project management and customer service skills to the firm. He has also helped to define and maintain our high standards of practice.