On this page you will find resources related to Section 8762 of California’s Business and Professions Code (Land Surveyor’s Act). This section of state law requires that land surveyors file a record-of-survey map if they meet certain conditions during a boundary field survey. The resources on this page include the following:
- Copies of attorney general opinions related to record-of-survey maps.
- Letters from the licensing board for land surveyors related to record-of-survey maps.
- Historical copies of the Land Surveyor’s Act.
Attorney General Opinions
- AG 47-074 (Can a county refuse to file a record-of-survey map representing a land subdivision if it has already approved the tentative map for the subdivision?) Download
- AG 47-127 (Is the record-of-survey map referred to in the Subdivision Map Act different from the record-of-survey map referred to in the Land Surveyors Act?) Download
- AG 48-089 (May a city require a minor subdivision of 4 parcels or less be memorialized by a record-of-survey map?) Download
- AG 51-061 (May a record-of-survey map be filed if it
shownsparcel boundary lines that don’t yet exist?) Download
- AG 57-137 (May a county clerk and recorder file a record-of-survey map if it hasn’t been checked by a county surveyor?) Download
- AG 59-045 (What event marks the official “filing date” for a record-of-survey map?) Download
- AG NS-5942 (Does an independent surveyor under a federal contract and performing a survey of federal land have to file a record-of-survey map?) Download
- AG 94-518 (May a city require a record-of-survey map be filed as part of a lot-line-adjustment?) Download
Letters From The Licensing Board on Record-of-Survey Maps
- 990-04-09 Letter Regarding Tentative Subdivision Maps (Download)
- 2007-01-03 Letter Regarding “Physical Change” (Download)
Historic Versions Of The California Land Surveyor’s Act
Below are links to the