Network Control
Subdivision Plats
Record of Survey
Annexation Plats
Townsite Plats

Kent B. (Sam) Cantrell - PLS, San Juan County Surveyor

Phone: (435)-587-3234
Fax: (435)-587-2425

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 416
Monticello, Utah 84535

Physical Address:
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


Clay Tolbert, Chief Deputy Surveyor

Jacob Regalado, Deputy Surveyor/Sign Manager


Surveying Information:

Record of Survey Plats
Subdivision Plats
Townsite Plats
Annexation Plats
Master PLSS Section Corner Records
County Control Network Coordinate Details
State-Wide Control Network Details (TURN GPS)
PLSS Section Corner Tie Sheets

San Juan County Section Corner Metadata
BLM Land Records - Survey Notes and Plats
FEMA Elevation Certificate
Minimum Standards for ALTA Surveys
Water Rights Application & Forms (Well Proof Applications, Land/Water Addendums)
Map Instructions for Water Right Conveyance

Land Description Diagram
Units Converter

Click here to download a current Official County "B" Road Map in PDF format. (Large File 90MB)
Click here to download a  "B & D" Map in PDF format.

General Information:

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. (Utah Code 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.

Services Offered:

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

Fees: (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.
   Click 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 Surveyors List

Links to Surveying Related Organizations:

Utah Council of Land Surveyors
National Geodetic Survey
DOPL (Engineers/Land Surveyors)
FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Flood Plain Management
ALTA (American Land Title Association)
Utah Division of Water Rights

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 San Juan County, Utah

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Commission Minutes

Commission Agenda

Employee Directory

Employment Opportunities

San Juan County Sheriff

Pay Property Taxes Online

County Master Plan

County Ordinances

Risk Management

Marriage Licenses


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