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Is it against the law to remove survey markers?
Last Updated: 13th December, 2021
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Just so, is it against the law to remove survey stakes?
It is illegal in most states to remove survey corner points. It could also be illegal to remove wooden stakes placed by the surveyor, if the person that removes them is not the one that paid for them in the first place.
is a survey legally binding? The drawing of the boundaries is a legally binding document. The surveyors must comply with state rules and regulations about defining property lines and detailing parcels of land.
Hereof, is it against the law to remove a property line marker?
Section 14-111 of the Real Property Code makes it a criminal misdemeanor for any person to willfully obliterate, damage or remove any marker or other landmark set in the property of another person by any civil engineer, surveyor or real estate appraiser or any of their assistants.
Do surveyors have the right to trespass?
These laws are known as right of entry laws. There is no common law right for surveyors to enter property to perform surveying services. Consequently, without statutory protection, surveyors may be liable for civil or criminal trespass if they enter onto property without permission.