A foundation survey is essentially a plat of survey prepared by any licensed professional land surveyor. It will let you know where the structures are and the distance they are located from the property lines. You can contact the Kenosha County Department of Planning and Development regarding required setback distances. The most common form of foundation survey is the required survey that is prepared once the foundation for a new home is placed in the ground. This survey is done to verify to the Kenosha County Department of Planning and Development that the home was built in the location it was permitted.