As used in this chapter:

(1) “professional surveyor” means one who is certified to practice surveying as defined in this section;

(2) “board” means the board of registration for professional surveyors;

(3) “chairman” means the chairman of the board, who is by statute the director of public works;

(4) “responsible charge of work ” means the independent control and direction, by the use of skill, initiative, and independent judgment, of the observations, measurements, calculations, and descriptions involved in land survey work;

(5) “subordinate” means any person directly supervised by a registered professional surveyor and who assists a registered professional surveyor in the practice of land surveying without assuming responsible charge of work;

(6) “survey branch manager” means that person assigned primary responsibility for surveying functions within the department of public works;

(7) “Surveying.” Any person practices “surveying” when he is in responsible charge of surveying work and offers or performs any of the following operations:

(A) Locates, relocates, establishes, reestablishes, or retraces any property line or boundary of any parcel of land or any road, right-of-way, easement, alignment, or elevation for any fixed works embraced within the practice of civil engineering;

(B) Makes a survey for the subdivision or resubdivision of any tract of land;

(C) By use of the principle of land surveying determines 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;

(D) Determines the configuration or contour of the earth’s surface or the position of fixed objects thereon or related thereto by means of measuring lines and angles and applying the principles of trigonometry;

(E) Does geodetic or cadestral surveying;

(F) Determines the information shown or to be shown on any map or document prepared or furnished in connection with anyone or more of the functions set out in this section;

(G) Indicates in any capacity or in any manner, by the use of the title “registered professional surveyor” or by any other representation that he practices or offers to practice land surveying in any of its branches;

(H) Procures or offers to procure land surveying work for himself;

(I) Manages or conducts as manager, proprietor, or agent, any place of business from which land surveying work is solicited, performed, or practiced.

History: Rule 9-76, eff 24 Aug 76, Ed. of Reg. for Prof. Surv. Rules and Regs. § 2.