(A) The surveyor shall prepare a scale
drawing of every survey in which the surveyor retraces previously established
property lines or establishes new boundaries.
(B) A copy of this drawing shall be given
to the client. When required, another copy shall be filed with the appropriate
(C) The surveyor shall include the
(1) A title such that the
general location of the survey can be identified. The title shall include, but
not be limited to: state, county, civil township or municipality, and original
land subdivision description.
(2) A north arrow with a
clear statement as to the basis of the reference direction used.
(3) The control
station(s) or line(s) cited in the description and the relationship of the
property to this control must be referenced to an established monumented point
of beginning such as, but not limited to: centerline intersection of streets or
highways of record, section or quarter section corners, Virginia military
survey corners, or platted lot corners. The type of monuments set or found at
the control stations shall be noted. All evidence used to establish the
boundaries shall be shown or noted.
(4) A notation at each
corner of the property stating that the boundary monument was found or set, or
a legend of the symbols used to identify monumentation. Each monument found or
set shall be described as to its size, material and character.
(5) A general notation
describing the evidence of occupation that may be found along every boundary
line or occupation line.
(6) The length and
direction of each line as specified in the description of the property or as
determined in the actual survey if this differs from what is stated in the deed
description by more than the tolerance specified in paragraph (B) of rule
4733-37-04 of the Administrative Code. The length and direction shall be stated
(a) Bearings expressed in degrees, minutes and seconds and
distances expressed in feet and decimal parts thereof on each course. If a
metric equivalent distance is stated, it shall be stated to the third decimal
(b) All curved lines shall indicate the radius, central angle,
curve length, chord bearing and chord distance.
(c) Each course shall show other common lines such as centerline
of roads, rivers, streams, section lines, quarter section lines, half section
lines or other pertinent common lines of record.
(7) A citation of
pertinent documents and sources of data used as a basis for carrying out the
work. The citation shall include, but not be limited to: current deeds as of
the date of the survey, prior deeds or other documents of record, and available
deeds of record for adjoining parcels along each boundary line of the survey.
If the adjoining parcel is a recorded subdivision, only the subdivision name,
recording information and lot numbers need to be shown.
(8) The written and
graphical scale of the drawing.
(9) The date of the
(10) The surveyor's
printed name and Ohio registration number, signature and seal (in a form which
may clearly reproduce on any copies which may be made of the original
(11) The area contained
within the perimeter of the surveyed parcel.
(12) All references to
roads or railroads contiguous to the surveyed parcel shall use current names or
names of record and applicable right of way widths, if available.
(13) All references to
rivers or streams shall use current names of record, if available.