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Surveyors Duties

  Perform all boundary, topographical, and property surveys of county properties, parks, recreational facilities, engineering improvements, and land to be purchased and/or sold by/to Salt Lake County.

  Maintain a depository and review process for plats of all surveys where property corner monuments were set to establish property boundaries.

Maintain the accuracy and integrity of section corner and accessory monumentation in Salt Lake County. More about monumentation, including photos.

  Re-establish any lost or obliterated section corner monuments.

  Preserve the location of section corner monuments by utilizing a Global Positioning System (GPS) to establish State Plane Coordinates.

  Establish and maintain an elevation bench mark system based on mean sea level datum.

  Perform forensic surveys and recreate graphical depictions of crime scenes for law enforcement agencies.

  Perform surveys as requested by other County Government agencies.

  Perform survey work by court order.

  Develop and maintain a street centerline addressing system to assist county law enforcement and vehicle routing.

  Create and maintain a geographical mapping system showing municipal boundaries,  street centerline, service districts, and recreational features.

  Maintain current and historical aerial photography maps of the County.

  Refer to Utah State Code and Salt Lake County Ordinances for more information.