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TITLE 55
PROPERTY IN GENERAL
CHAPTER 19
RECORDING OF SURVEYS
55-1906.  Records of survey — Contents. The records of survey shall, at a minimum, show:
(1)  All monuments found or set or reset or replaced, or removed, describing their kind, size, location using bearings and distances, and giving other data relating thereto;
(2)  Evidence of compliance with chapter 16, title 55, Idaho Code, including instrument numbers of the most current corner records related to the survey being submitted and instrument numbers of corner records of corners which are set in conjunction with the survey being submitted; basis of bearings, bearing and length of lines, graphic scale of map, and north arrow;
(3)  Section, or part of section, township and range in which the survey is located and reference to surveys of record within or crossing or adjoining the survey;
(4)  Certificate of survey;
(5)  Ties to at least two (2) public land survey corner monuments of record in one (1) or more of the sections containing the record of survey or, in lieu of public land survey corners, to two (2) corners of records recognized by the county surveyor. Records of survey which are within previously platted subdivisions of record need not be tied to public land survey corner monuments; and
(6)  Surveyor’s narrative. The narrative must explain:
(a)  The purpose of the survey and how the boundary lines and other lines were established or reestablished and the reasoning behind the decisions;
(b)  Which deed records, deed elements, survey records, found survey monuments, plat records, road records, or other pertinent data were controlling when establishing or reestablishing the lines; and
(c)  For surveys that contain a vertical component, the narrative shall show the benchmarks used, the vertical datum referenced, and the methodology used to achieve the elevations.

History:
[55-1906, added 1978, ch. 107, sec. 1, p. 223; am. 1997, ch. 190, sec. 19, p. 530; am. 2004, ch. 83, sec. 2, p. 312; am. 2015, ch. 48, sec. 7, p. 107; am. 2019, ch. 58, sec. 2, p. 147.]


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