The St. Croix County Surveyor is responsible for carrying out the requirements of the County Surveyor’s office as specified in Chapter 59 of the Wisconsin State Statutes.
Responsibilities of the County Surveyor
Reestablish and maintain the Corners of the Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
Review survey maps for compliance with State Statutes and Local Ordinances
Index and maintain copies of all surveys in the county
Perform survey work for other government agencies
Assist the public with land surveying and land ownership questions
Those responsibilities include preserving the corners of the Public Land Survey System, which is the basis for property descriptions in the County. The County Surveyor is responsible for the remonumentation, maintenance, and protection of the 2351 PLSS corners in St. Croix County.