2016 Mississippi Code
Title 19 - Counties and County Officers
Chapter 27 - Surveyors and Surveys
§ 19-27-23. Maps and plats; form
Such map or plat shall in every case be made on a scale not less than two hundred feet to an inch, on sheets of good muslin-backed paper, eighteen inches by twenty-four inches in size. There shall be written upon the paper upon which said map or plat shall be made a full and detailed description of the land embraced in the map or plat, showing the township and range in which such land is situated, and the sections and parts of sections platted. It shall show on its face in plain letters the name of the city, town, or village, or addition platted, the name of the proprietor, and all of them, and of the engineer, surveyor, or other person making the map or plat, with the date. The same shall be signed by the proprietor and surveyor, and shall be acknowledged as deeds are acknowledged. The sections and parts of sections platted shall also be designated by lines drawn upon said map or plat, with appropriate letters and figures, and it shall contain a plain designation of the cardinal points of the compass, and a correct scale.
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