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Surveyor's Office

The County Surveyor is established by the Indiana Constitution as an elected office with a four-year term with no limit to the number of consecutive terms a surveyor may be elected.
The duties of the office are addressed in Indiana Code: Title 36, Article 2, Chapter 12, Sections 1 - 15. In Daviess County, the primary duties of the Surveyor's office include:
1) Section corner location and perpetuation;
2) Maintenance of a Legal Survey Record Book;
3) Collection and preservation of survey data within the county; and
4) Provides business location verifications for the Indiana Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
In addition, the surveyor serves as a technical adviser to the Daviess County Commissioners; a member of Daviess County Advisory Plan Commission; and as a citizen's advocate for the integrity and protection of property corners, lines and rights within the county.

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