Chris Abbott Surveying was established in Ballina in 1995 by Chris Abbott. Chris had operated as a Registered Surveyor for many years with another firm in the district. The practice has grown since 1995 and now has a staff of six. Chris Abbott Surveying operates from Ballina in Northern New South Wales and undertakes work throughout the North Coast and Northern Tablelands of NSW.
In 2012, Chris Abbott Surveying purchased the former Maclean practice of Land Partners Ltd (Maclean) which was originally known as Gulaptis and Smith Pty Ltd.
The practice consists of one registered surveyor, two graduate surveyors, a draftsman, field hand and a reception/administration officer.