2016 Mississippi Code
Title 19 - Counties and County Officers
Chapter 27 - Surveyors and Surveys
§ 19-27-13. Resurveying, re-marking and bounding lands and county boundary lines

MS Code § 19-27-13 (2016) What's This?

The surveyor, whenever called on for that purpose by those interested, shall resurvey and re-mark and bound any tract of land in his county where the old marks are defaced or are likely to decay and perish, being governed by the original surveys, patents, or title deeds of such tracts. He shall make a certificate of all such re-markings and boundaries, and deliver the same to the owner of the land, who may have it recorded in the office of the chancery clerk of the county or counties in which the land is situated. The surveyor, whenever requested by the board of supervisors of any county, shall resurvey, re-mark and bound any county boundary line, being governed by the original governmental surveys, field notes, and patents. The notes of such resurvey and the certificate thereof shall be recorded in the office of the chancery clerk of such county, and shall be presumptive evidence of the facts connected with and pertinent to the resurvey therein contained in any case in which the venue is in question.

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