2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 52 - Civil Actions
Chapter 925 - Statutory Rights of Action and Defenses
Section 52-557o - Liability of land surveyors.

CT Gen Stat § 52-557o (2012) What's This?

No action for trespass shall lie against any surveyor licensed under chapter 391 or person acting at the direction of any such licensed surveyor who enters upon land other than the land being surveyed without causing any damage to such other land in order to perform a survey, provided no such surveyor or person acting at the direction of such surveyor shall enter upon any land owned by a railroad company, as defined in section 16-1, which is within fifty feet of a railroad track without first obtaining written permission from the railroad company, which written permission shall not be unreasonably withheld. Nothing herein shall relieve such licensed surveyor or person from liability for actual damages caused by such entry upon such other property.

(P.A. 89-310, S. 1; P.A. 92-74, S. 2, 7.)

History: P.A. 92-74 amended section to require surveyor or person acting at the direction of surveyor to obtain railroad company’s written permission before entering upon any land owned by it which is within 50 feet of a railroad track.

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