The following definitions shall apply to this chapter:
Department: The department of natural resources.
Engineer: Any person authorized to practice the profession of engineering under the provisions of chapter 18.43
RCW who also has authority to do land boundary surveying pursuant to RCW 36.75.110
, 36.86.050, 47.36.010 or 58.09.090.
Geodetic control point: Points established to mark horizontal or vertical control positions that are part of the National Geodetic Survey Network.
Land boundary survey corner: A point on the boundary of any easement, right of way, lot, tract, or parcel of real property; a controlling point for a plat; or a point which is a General Land Office or Bureau of Land Management survey corner.
Land corner record: The record of corner information form as prescribed by the department of natural resources pursuant to chapter 58.09
Land surveyor: Any person authorized to practice the profession of land surveying under the provisions of chapter 18.43
Local control point: Points established to mark horizontal or vertical control positions that are part of a permanent government control network other than the National Geodetic Survey network.
Parcel: A part or portion of real property including but not limited to GLO segregations, easements, rights of way, aliquot parts of sections or tracts.
Removal or destruction: The physical disturbance or covering of a monument such that the survey point is no longer visible or readily accessible.
Survey monument: The physical structure, along with any references or accessories thereto, used to mark the location of a land boundary survey corner, geodetic control point, or local control point.
Survey Recording Act: The law as established and designated in chapter 58.09
[Statutory Authority: RCW 58.24.040
(8). WSR 94-06-034 (Order 617), § 332-120-020, filed 2/25/94, effective 3/28/94; Order 131, § 332-120-020, filed 3/1/72, effective 4/7/72.]