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AGO Opinions with Topic: LAND SURVEYS
AGLO 1980 No. 31 >  November 3, 1980
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - COUNTY - AUDITOR - PLATS AND SUBDIVISIONS - LAND SURVEYS
PROCESSING AND RECORDING OF LAND SURVEYS

(1) A county auditor is legally authorized to reject records of survey which do not meet the requirements set forth in chapter 332-130 WAC, chapter 58.09 RCW and chapter 58.17 RCW.(2) A county auditor is required by RCW 58.17.190‑-prior to approval by the appropriate local legislative body‑-to refuse to accept for recordation any maps or representations which in fact constitute a "plat" of a "subdivision" required to be filed under chapter 58.17 RCW, and which otherwise contain a survey of such a subdivision.

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