2020 Maryland Statutes
Real Property
Title 13 - Land Patents
Subtitle 3 - Application and Issuance of Warrant; Valuation of Land
Section 13-307 - Contents of Warrant

    (a)    The warrant shall recite:

        (1)    The name and address of the applicant;

        (2)    The date when the application was docketed;

        (3)    The nature of the request made in the application; and

        (4)    A description of the land to be surveyed, as described in the application.

    (b)    The warrant shall direct the surveyor to:

        (1)    Within 30 days of receipt of the warrant, acknowledge its receipt in writing to the Commissioner;

        (2)    Specify in the acknowledgement a date, time, and place for making the survey, which date may be no earlier than 10 days and no later than six months after the last publication of notice required by § 13-308 of this subtitle;

        (3)    Lay out and survey the land as specified in the acknowledgement;

        (4)    Prepare an accurate plat and metes-and-bounds description of the land to be surveyed;

        (5)    In a resurvey that discloses an error in any previous survey, correct the error;

        (6)    Compute the area of any land included within the description and plat; and

        (7)    Within six months from the date the notice of warrant was last published, return his certificate of survey on these matters, together with all duplicates required by § 13-310(a)(1) of this subtitle, to the Commissioner.

    (c)    The Commissioner shall sign the warrant and affix the seal for land patent proceedings to it.

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