BPELSG is looking at hosting some workshops around the state to discuss
Record of Surveys and Corner Record, submittal and review. Our goal is to bring the submitting surveyor and the reviewing County surveyor closer together to produce a better map and process for the public. This short survey will assist us in having a starting point for the workshops. 

We will not be tracking who the responses are from, just the responses. Please answer how you would normally submit these maps. 

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* 1. Within the PLS Act section 8764 defines the technical requirements for
submittal of a Record of Survey. What subsections do you feel cause the
most issues for you when preparing/submitting a Record of Survey and
should be the priority for the Board to clarify?


8764.  Record of survey - technical requirement
The record of survey shall show the applicable provisions of the following consistent with the purpose of the survey:
(a)  All monuments found, set, reset, replaced, or removed, describing their kind, size, and location, and giving other data relating thereto.
(b)  Bearing or witness monuments, basis of bearings, bearing and length of lines, scale of map, and north arrow.
(c)  Name and legal designation of the property in which the survey is located, and the date or time period of the survey.
(d)  The relationship to those portions of adjacent tracts, streets, or senior conveyances which have common lines with the survey.
(e)  Memorandum of oaths.
(f)  Statements required by Section 8764.5.
(g)  Any other data necessary for the intelligent interpretation of the various items and locations of the points, lines, and areas shown, or convenient for the identification of the survey or surveyor, as may be determined by the civil engineer or land surveyor preparing the record of survey.

The record of survey shall also show, either graphically or by note, the reason or reasons, if any why the mandatory filing provisions of paragraphs (1) to (5), inclusive, of subdivision (b) of Section 8762 apply.

The record of survey need not consist of a survey of an entire property.


  (a) (b)  (c) (d)  (e)   (f)   (g) 
High priority
Medium priority
Low priority
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* 2. PLS Act section 8764(d) states:
(d)  The relationship to those portions of adjacent tracts, streets, or senior
conveyances which have common lines with the survey.

How do you normally satisfy this requirement? 

Choose the answer that best describes your response.

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* 3. PLS Act section 8764 (g) states:

(g)  Any other data necessary for the intelligent interpretation of the various
items and locations of the points, lines, and areas shown, or convenient for
the identification of the survey or surveyor, as may be determined by the civil engineer or land surveyor preparing the record of survey.

How do you normally satisfy this requirement?

Choose the answer that best describes your response.

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* 4. What do you consider to be the mathematical data referenced in PLS Act
section 8766(a)(1)?


8766.  Record of Survey - examination

(a)  Within 20 working days after receiving the record of survey, or within the additional time as may be mutually agreed upon by the land surveyor or civil engineer and the county surveyor, the county surveyor shall examine it with respect to all of the following:

(1)  Its accuracy of mathematical data and substantial compliance with the information required by Section 8764.

Choose the answer that best describes your response.

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* 5. PLS Act section 8771 (a) states:

(a)  Monuments set shall be sufficient in number and durability and efficiently placed so as not to be readily disturbed, to ensure, together with monuments already existing, the perpetuation or facile reestablishment of any point or
line of the survey.

How would you define "Sufficient" as used in section 8771 (a) of the PLS Act?

Choose the answer that best describes your response.

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