ORS 209.070¹
Duties in respect to surveys

The county surveyor of each county shall:

(1) Keep a fair and correct record of all surveys made by the county surveyor and deputies thereof and by the county road official, all surveys received pursuant to ORS 209.250 (Survey by registered land surveyor) and all surveys under ORS 368.106 (Records and survey of property acquired for road) or 368.206 (Proceedings for legalization of roads).

(2) Number progressively all surveys received and state by whom and, if provided, for whom made.

(3) Provide a copy of any survey to any person or court requiring the same, on payment of the fee allowed by law.

(4) Make all surveys of legal subdivisions with reference to the current United States Manual of Surveying Instructions.

(5) Establish or reestablish and maintain all public land survey corners, where evidence of the corners can be found and the corners can be positively located, and keep a separate record of the corners, giving the dates and names of persons present. When so established or reestablished such corner monuments shall be recognized as the legal and permanent corners.

(6) Establish or reestablish, upon order of the county court or board of county commissioners, all public land survey corners where all physical evidence is destroyed or cannot be found but where the official government notes are available, the corners to be reestablished in the manner provided in ORS 209.130 (Establishment of corners) for establishing corners, and keep a separate record of the same, giving the date and names of persons present, and turn such record over to the surveyor’s successor. When so established or reestablished such corner monuments shall be recognized as the legal and permanent corners.

(7) At the expiration of the term of office transfer all records to the successor. [Amended by 1979 c.653 §4; 1981 c.153 §56; 1985 c.582 §7; 1989 c.394 §7; 1997 c.489 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 209—County Surveyors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors209.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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