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Subdivision 1.By county surveyor.

In the county of Dakota, each subdivision plat or licensed land survey plat shall be approved by the Dakota County surveyor before recording. The proprietor of such plat shall be charged a fee for such service in accordance with a schedule established by the board of commissioners.

Subd. 2.By county board; if by road.

Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, in the county of Dakota each subdivision plat or registered land survey plat which is contiguous with any existing or proposed county road shall be approved by the Dakota County Board of Commissioners before building permits are issued by the municipalities in which the subdivision or land survey is located.

Subd. 3.Filed surveys are public; deadline.

Any licensed land surveyor who shall perform a survey of land for an individual or corporation shall file a true and correct copy of such survey in the office of the county surveyor within 30 days after completion of the survey. The manner of filing, and all incidents thereof, shall be determined by the county surveyor. All surveys so filed shall be public records and shall be available at all reasonable times for inspection by any person.

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