Survey Division Responsibilities

The Dunn County Surveyor is responsible for fulfilling the duties as specified in Chapter 59.45 of the Wisconsin Statutes.  To view these Statutes – (Click Here)

Additional Duties Include:

  • Files, indexes and maintains copies of all survey records in the county and provides copies upon request.
  • Re-establishes, perpetuates and maintains the corners of the Public Land Survey System (PLSS),
  • Acts as an approving authority by reviewing Certified Survey Maps and Plats for compliance with Chapter 236 of the Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter A-E 7 of Wisconsin Administrative Code and Chapter 16, Dunn County Subdivision/Condominium Ordinance and makes recommendations to the CountyPlanning, Resources and Development Committee.
  • Assists private surveyors and others with research of the survey records and provides copies of all records upon request.
  • Provides technical and/or professional assistance to the general public and other County departments and committees concerning issues related to land ownership and/or location.
  • Executes all surveys that are required by the County or by a court.
  • Assists with the development, implementation and maintenance of the county geodetic control network and provides data for the creation and maintenance of the county Geographic Information System (GIS) for accurate county parcel mapping and taxation.
  • Serves as a member of the Land Information Committee