ORS 672.025¹
Practice of land surveying without registration prohibited
  • seal required

(1) No person shall practice land surveying in this state unless the person is registered and has a valid certificate to practice land surveying issued under ORS 672.002 (Definitions for ORS 672.002 to 672.325) to 672.325 (Civil penalties).

(2) Every registered professional land surveyor shall, upon registration, obtain a seal of the design authorized by the State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying. Every final document including drawings, specifications, designs, reports, narratives, maps and plans issued by a registrant shall be stamped with the seal of and signed by the registrant. The signature and stamp of a registrant constitute a certification that the document was prepared by the registrant or under the registrant’s supervision and control.

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 672.005 (Additional definitions) (1), a registered professional engineer not also registered as a professional land surveyor shall not establish, reestablish or restore land boundaries, corners or monuments between lands not held in common ownership or intended for conveyance. [Formerly 672.420; 1977 c.620 §2; 1979 c.817 §1; 1981 c.159 §1; 1995 c.33 §3; 1997 c.210 §4]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing board authority to accept equivalent training or experience for prescribed require­ments, (1971) Vol 35, p 968

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Need for services of registered professional engineer for construc­tion, reconstruc­tion or repair of public roads, (1979) Vol 40, p 143

Chapter 672

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Design of air pollu­tion control equip­ment and wigwam waste burners as professional engineering, (1971) Vol 35, p 917

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 672—Professional Engineers; Land Surveyors; Photogrammetrists; Geologists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors672.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 672, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­672ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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