Kent B. (Sam) Cantrell - PLS, San Juan County Surveyor
P.O. Box 416
Monticello, Utah 84535
San Juan County Courthouse
117 South Main Street
Monticello, Utah 84535
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday,
except Federal and State Holidays
Record of Survey Plats
Master PLSS Section Corner Records
County Control Network Coordinate Details
Network Details (TURN GPS)
PLSS Section Corner Tie Sheets
San Juan County Section
BLM Land Records - Survey Notes and Plats
FEMA Elevation Certificate
for ALTA Surveys
Application & Forms (Well Proof Applications, Land/Water Addendums)
Map Instructions for Water Right
Click here to
download a 2015 County "B" Road Map in PDF format (Large File 90MB)
The San Juan County Surveyor is an elected official who's office and duties
are mandated by the State Legislature and governed by State Law.
17-23) As a requirement, the County Surveyor must be a Professional
Land Surveyor licensed by the State of Utah Department of Commerce, Division of
Occupational and Professional Licensing. The main functions of the County
Surveyor are to advise the County Executive and County Legislative Body
regarding all surveying work, perform or arrange for the performance of all
surveying work for the County and to maintain a repository at County Government
offices at the County Seat a fair and accurate record of all surveys made, all
surveys received and all section corner files and records made or received. In
addition the County Surveyor is responsible for the preservation of existing
monumentation (Section Corners) of the Public Land Survey System.
Staff can assist the general public with a variety of land surveying related
issues, including but not limited to the following:
- Section Corner Information
- Map Information
- Record of Survey Information
- Subdivision and Townsite Survey Information
- State and County Control Network Information
- PLSS Survey Plats and Survey Notes
- Survey History Information
(See also Record of Survey Page for Survey Plat Requirements)
Recording - $20.00/Sheet
Copying - (B & W) $0.75/sq. ft., (Color) $1.50/sq. ft.
Data Discs containing the PLSS survey notes for San Juan County from 1878 -
1992 are available for $25.00 through the County Survey Office.
The discs contain cadastral survey field notes for T27S, R18E through T44S,
R26E, Homestead Entry Surveys, Mineral Surveys, U.S. Location Monuments and User
Information for navigation through the notes.
PLSS Survey Notes and Plats from 1993 to present are available through the BLM
public room in Salt Lake City and can also be accessed through the following
link: NOTE: (The BLM is presently in the process of scanning all PLSS
Survey Notes and Plats state-wide for availability on the their website.
Periodic checks of this site may yield desired results.)
Click here for BLM Land Records - Survey Notes and Plats.
The Utah Reference Network Global Positioning System is available for use
throughout San Juan County dependent on cell phone coverage and provider.
here for a map of their locations.
The San Juan County Survey Office does not perform surveys for the general
public, but we will gladly provide you a list of the Licensed Professional Land
Surveyors that have previously performed surveys in and around San Juan County.
(Professional Land Surveyors that would like to be added to this list may
contact the San Juan County Survey Office)
Click here for
Links to Surveying Related Organizations: