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Rule 4733-38-05 | Mortgage location survey plat.


The professional surveyor shall include the following information on the mortgage location survey plat.

(A) A title such that the general location of the survey can be identified.

(B) A north arrow.

(C) The boundary lines as cited in the legal description, including pertinent references therein.

(D) The written and graphical scale of the drawing.

(E) The date of survey.

(F) The professional surveyor's name, registration number, signature, and seal in accordance with paragraph (C)(10) of rule 4733-37-05 of the Administrative Code.

(G) Major improvements (permanent structures) shall be shown with dimensions and description (e.g., residence, garages, outbuildings with foundation, in-ground pools, and the like).

(H) Easement limits and building set-back lines as indicated on the recorded plat or as supplied by the client.

(I) Visible utility facilities requiring an easement and located outside known easements, crossing the subject property and serving others, such as, though not limited to: pole lines, manholes, inlets and pedestals and the like.

(J) Major improvement locations shall be shown with dimensions to the nearest property lines, with a minimum of two dimensions shown, and shall be sufficient to locate the structure (offsets shall be shown perpendicular to straight property lines and radially to curved property lines).

(K) Apparent encroachments shall be noted and shown in an obvious manner.

(L) The address posted on the building(s), if available.

(M) Observed problems of ingress and egress and joint drive.

(N) Fences or other evidence of possession when not in substantial conformance with the legal description.

(O) A statement shall appear on the plat indicating that the survey is a mortgage location survey prepared in accordance with Chapter 4733-38 of the Administrative Code, and is not a boundary survey pursuant to Chapter 4733-37 of the Administrative Code.

(P) Number each page showing individual page numbers along with number of pages.

Last updated April 25, 2022 at 3:29 PM

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