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
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.]