2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 33 - Property
§ 33-104 Right of person making land survey to enter lands; damages for injury to lands

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 33-104 (2017)

33-104. Right of person making land survey to enter lands; damages for injury to lands

A. Any person who is registered as a land surveyor under title 32, chapter 1 or who is an employee of the United States government may enter upon lands within this state to perform necessary work relating to land surveys, and may establish permanent monuments and erect the necessary signals and temporary observatories without committing unnecessary injury. The person making a survey under this section shall make every reasonable effort to give oral or written notice of the survey to the owner of the land before entering the land.

B. If the parties interested cannot agree upon the amount of damages caused thereby, either may petition the superior court to assess the damages.

C. The person entering lands for a land survey as provided by this section may tender to the injured party damages therefor, and if the damages finally assessed do not exceed the amount tendered, he shall recover costs. Otherwise the injured party shall recover costs.

D. Notwithstanding this section, the owner or owner's agent may deny entry to normally restricted or hazardous areas.

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