AGENCY: Salt Lake County (Utah). County Surveyor

SERIES: 84010
TITLE: Recorded surveys
DATES: 1987-
ARRANGEMENT: Numerical by plat number

DESCRIPTION: These are private surveys by professional land surveyors made within Salt Lake County that establish or reestablish any private property boundary monument. The surveyor is required to file a map of the survey within ninety days of the establishment or reestablishment of the boundary monument. The survey maps are required to show: location of survey by quarter section and township and range; the date of the survey; the scale of drawing and north point; the distance and course of all lines traced or established, giving the basis of bearing and the distance and course to a section corner or quarter corner, including township and range, or identified monument within a recorded subdivision; all measured bearings, angles, and distances separately indicated from those of record; a written boundary description of property surveyed; all monuments surveyed; all monuments set and their relation to older monuments found; a detailed description of monuments found and monuments set, indicated separately; the surveyor's seal or stamp; and the surveyor's name and address. The map is also required to contain written narratives that explain and identify the purpose of the survey; the basis on which the lines were established; and the found monuments and deed elements that controlled the established or reestablished lines (UCA 17-23-17).


Retain permanently


May Transfer to Archives.


Retention and disposition for this series is authorized by Archives general schedule Recorded surveys and index, GRS-384

AUTHORIZED: 06/25/2019


Paper: Retain in Office permanently.

Microfilm master: Retain in County Archives permanently.

Digital image: Retain in Office permanently.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.


Administrative Historical

This retention is based on UCA 17-23. These surveys are required to be recorded by the county surveyor and are required to be permanent. A surveyor could have his license revoked for not registering these surveys.