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Rule §7.6 Surveyor's Plats

Published: 2015

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(a) A surveyor must submit plats with:   (1) all field notes furnished in connection with vacancy filings or with applications to purchase excess acreage;   (2) with other field notes if the sketch does not appear on the face of the field notes; and   (3) when multiple surveys are involved and it is necessary to file a report to explain the survey. (b) The plat must:   (1) have a suitable heading and legend;   (2) give the date(s) of the survey; and   (3) show the surveyor's certificate with signature and with seal affixed. (c) All plats are to be the original and should be made in ink on mylar or the equivalent. A copy of the plat shall be filed in the county surveyor's records of each county affected, with the original being sent to the General Land Office bearing the required recording certificate showing the filing in the county records. In the event an affected county has no county surveyor, a copy of the survey shall be filed in the county clerk's records of that county.

Source Note: The provisions of this §7.6 adopted to be effective March 6, 2011, 36 TexReg 1337