CA Pub Res Code Section 3909

Where a locator, or his or her assigns, has the boundaries and corners of his or her claim established by a United States deputy mineral surveyor, or a licensed surveyor of this state, and the claim connected with the corner of the public or minor surveys of an established initial point, and incorporates into the record of the claim the field notes of the survey, and attaches to and files with the location notice a certificate of the surveyor setting forth all of the following:


The survey was actually made by him or her, giving the date thereof.


The name of the claim surveyed and the location thereof.


The description incorporated in the declaratory statement is sufficient to identify the claim. The survey and certificate becomes a part of the record, and the record is prima facie evidence of the facts contained therein.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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