AMADOR COUNTY SURVEYING DEPARTMENT
The majority of the following tasks are mandated by law - Government Code, Business & Professions Code, Public Resources Code & County Code.
Record of Surveys
Boundary Line Adjustments
Land Title Processing
Schedule & hold "in house" public hearings
Certificates of Compliance
Certificates of Correction
Perform land surveys ordered by Court or on behalf of the County
Perform land surveys assigned by the Board of Supervisors on behalf of the County
Prepare and update Supervisorial District Maps
Prepare and update re-districting maps for the new census
Prepare legal descriptions on behalf of the County
Re-mounumentation of section corners
May be required to survey County boundaries
Uniform Property Numbering System
Issue street addresses - direct liaison to emergency personnel - CDF, AFPD, OES, and to delivery and
tracking personnel - post office(s), Assessor's Office (map person) and GIS (map person)
Process through the Board of Supervisors the naming or changing of road names
Maintain road index of all roads - private, county maintained and city streets. Distribute index to
emergency personnel and other governmental agencies.
Checking all road names appearing on new maps to ensure "no road name duplication" as instructed by
Board of Supervisors. Communicating with the various cities to check with us to also ensure the "no
road name duplication" on their maps
Scan all recorded maps into computer system so that they can be easily reproduced
Maintain geograhical and multiple indexes to locate recorded survey maps
Maintain copies of updated Assessor maps
Maintain numerous historical maps
Maintain LAFCO, Assessment District, Ag maps, some BLM maps and notes
Maintain townsite maps and notes
Maintain ROS index
Provide copies of recorded maps (provided by County Recorder in other counties)
Provide copies of Assessor maps
Large format printing
Scanning and reproducing maps in black and white or color - reducing and enlarging capability
The above services are offered for the general public and other governmental agencies.
There is a charge for the above services and the Department does not accept ATM or credit cards.
LAFCO - Surveying Department reviews boundary map and legal descriptions. We retained complete set
of files and maps. These files have since been reproduced for the new LAFCO person so that she is able
2010 Census and redistricting
Subdivision improvement bonds (performance, labor & materials and warranty) and project status and
processing for Board approval - Certificate of Completion
1. Surveying Department assisting other County departments
Provide surveying services for other County departments
2. Recorder's Office - Surveying Department assists in all map recordation including proper recordation
information, agreements, notary information, etc.
3. Assessor's Office - Surveying Department provides all land title information, newly recorded maps,
addresses and new road names to the Assessor's draftsman so that he can keep the Assessor maps
updated and current. Provided complete road index data for their program.
4. GIS - Surveying Department assists GIS personnel regarding road names and locations can be
updated and kept current. Provided complete road index data for their program.
5. Public Works - Surveying Department provides training for Public Works staff in looking up County
road right of way. Keep track of the subdivision improvement bonds and project status and process for
Board approval and Certificate of Completion. Surveying Department provides surveying work, mapping,
and drawing legal descriptions as requested, and with time allowed. Process road abandonment
projects to Board. Provide large format printing services for improvement plans and maps. Loan out
surveying equipment and instruments as necessary.