NRS 625.040
“Practice of land surveying” defined.


A person who, in a private or public capacity, does or offers to do any one or more of the following practices land surveying:


Locates, relocates, establishes, re-establishes or retraces any property line or boundary of any tract of land or any road, right-of-way, easement, alignment or elevation of any of the fixed works embraced within the practice of professional engineering as described in NRS 625.050.


Makes any survey for the subdivision or resubdivision of any tract of land.


Determines, by the use of the principles of land surveying, the position for any monument or reference point which marks a property line, boundary or corner, or sets, resets or replaces any such monument or reference point.


Determines the configuration or contour of the earth’s surface or the position of fixed objects thereon by measuring lines and angles and applying the principles of trigonometry.


Geodetic or cadastral surveying.


Municipal and topographic surveying.


Determines the information shown or to be shown on any map or document prepared or furnished in connection with any one or more of the functions described in paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive.


Indicates in any manner, by the use of the title “land surveyor,” or by any other representation, that the person practices or offers to practice land surveying.


Procures or offers to procure land-surveying work for others or for himself or herself.


Manages or conducts as manager, proprietor or agent any place from which land-surveying work is solicited, performed or practiced.


A person practices land surveying if the person professes to be a land surveyor or is in a responsible charge of land-surveying work.


Making a survey exclusively for geological or landscaping purposes, or aerial photographs or photogrammetry, not involving any of the practices specified in subsection 1, does not constitute land surveying.


The practice of land surveying does not include the design, either in whole or in part, of any structure or fixed works embraced in the practice of professional engineering.

Source: Section 625.040 — “Practice of land surveying” defined., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-625.­html#NRS625Sec040.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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