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If lot corner irons were set, you can find them with a metal detector. If you are going to erect an improvement close to the property line, you would be best advised to call a private land surveyor.
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You can have your property surveyed to determine where your corners are supposed to be.
List of private land surveyor's
No, the County Surveyor does not do private surveys.
Surveys are not on file in the County Surveyor's Office.
If the survey was done after 1966, they can be found on the St. Joseph County Subdivision Locations Map.
Prior to 1966, they will be found in the County Recorder’s Office.
The cost to survey your property will depend on the private land surveyor that you contact.
No, we can only direct you to contact one of the state licensed land surveyor's.
The office of the Surveyor does not perform any private survey work.
A plat of your property, which shows dimensions of your property, may be obtained in the Recorder's office, located on the 3rd floor of the County-City Building.
All County addresses are five digits (ex. 12345 Main Street).
Any two, three and four digit addresses will correspond to a City or Town.