2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 33 - Property
§ 33-106 Corner record survey; filing; contents

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 33-106 (2017)

33-106. Corner record survey; filing; contents

A. A land surveyor shall complete, sign and file or cause to be filed with the county recorder of the county in which the corner is situated, a written record of the establishment or restoration of public land corners as established by cadastral surveys of the United States general land office or United States bureau of land management, including those monuments designating boundaries of land grants, military reservations, government and Indian reservations, land patents and mining patents, including also those monuments established as mineral monuments by an authorized United States mineral surveyor. The survey information shall be filed within thirty days after the survey is completed, unless the corner and its accessories are substantially as described in an existing corner record previously filed.

B. The corner record shall include the following:

1. A report, by sketch or narration, or both, concerning ties to existing monuments presumed authentic.

2. Acceptable monuments found in a perishable or deteriorated condition, a description of what was found and actions taken for the rehabilitation or perpetuation of the monument by the surveyor making such report.

3. New monuments set in a position occupied by an old monument, a description of the new monument as to material, shape, marking, projection above the surface of the ground, distance buried below the ground surface, disposition of the old monument and related items.

4. The procedure followed, by sketch and narration, in reestablishing the corner reported if no acceptable evidence of the original monument or its location can be found.

5. A description of the monument set to perpetuate the corner as reestablished and reported, indicating any bearing trees or objects noted in the general vicinity of the new monument.

6. The location and nature of all reference monuments or objects which would be useful in the identification, recovery or reestablishment of any monument referred to in such report.

7. Acceptable monuments found with reference monuments, accessories and general surroundings materially differing from the information contained in previous corner records. The conditions observed in the survey which materially differ from the original recordation shall be clearly reported by sketch and narration.

C. The county recorder shall keep proper indices of such corner records by the name of grant, tract, subdivision or cadastral subdivisions by United States bureau of land management or general land office.

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