Beginner: Importing a survey lot map or creating the same area

Hi guys.
I need to import in my SketchUP the lot in which I should build.
Is there a way to import it from a picture?
Or is SketchUP able to calculate automatically the lot shape if I give exact square meters and the exact measurements of the 6 edges of the lot?

The lot is the N’ 5371-B-4

Thank u

Your profile says you are using the free web version. In that version you can import the image as an image and trace it if it’s suitable. There isn’t a way to import that image and have SketchUp Free automatically create the geometry.

If you switch to a desktop version there are some different extensions available that would make it easier to create the line work based on the numbers supplied in your drawing. If this is a hobbyist thing you can use Sketchup 2017 Make for commercial use you’d need to be using SketchUp Pro or SketchUp Shop and Pro would give you access to the extensions.

With SketchUp Pro you could also import the terrain if you want to over lay the property lines on it.

This was done in SketchUp 2021 with an old, free Survey plugin. I entered the lengths and the bearings from the list at the top of the drawing. SketchUp calculated the area.


Giuseppe Property Lines.skp (18.9 KB)

If you want to trace the image it’s probably better to take a picture from above, perpendicular to the drawing.

@DaveR, I’m trying to do the same thing but having some trouble. New to SketchUp and have the trial Pro version. Can you send a link to the Survey Plugin? Hopefully that will help smooth out my lack of SU fundamental skills.

I did a little hunting and found that it’s no longer available. At least the link to it is dead. There is 2DXY Site Survey Tools which is available in the Extension Warehouse.