Benchmark- a marked point of known or assumed elevation from which other elevations may be established. Benchmark information is available at the Engineering Department, located on the second floor of City Hall, 303 W. Commonwealth Avenue, at the corner of Commonwealth and Highland Ave.
All City drawings for public improvements need to be designed using City of Fullerton Datum. Datum- a reference from which measurements are made.The City's datum is 5.695' lower than OCEMA's datum, i.e. City of Fullerton elevation of 100.00' = 105.695' OCEMA datum.
The City's datum is 6.12' lower than USGS datum, i.e. City of Fullerton elevation of 100.00 = 106.12' USGS datum.
The City's datum is 7.995' lower than NAVD88 datum, i.e. City of Fullerton elevation of 100.00 = 107.995' NAVD88.
Benchmark Map - 11x17 pdf
Benchmark Descriptions - 8.5x11 pdf