Reading #3

Reading #3 - Ian Holmes CE 201, Section 013 October 30,...

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Ian Holmes CE 201, Section 013 October 30, 2007 Legal Description of Property and Plot Plans 1. Was Oregon surveyed under metes and bounds system or the PLSS? Oregon was surveyed under the PLSS or public land surveying system. 2. Can property be conveyed before it is surveyed? Why do you think this is? No, the buyer must know the property lines and everything in the property. The land must be surveyed before it can be sold or bought. 3. Do Range lines run north south or east west? A homestead was one quarter Section. How many acres were in a homestead? Range lines are lines running parallel to the principal meridian, marking off the land int 6-mile strips known as ranges and are run east-west. A homestead, which is one-quarter section, contains 160 acres. 4. Sketch a township. Number the Sections. Shade in the NW quarter of Section 29.
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5. In Reading Assignment #2, we discovered that the property located at 486 NW
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course CE 201 taught by Professor Tracy during the Spring '08 term at Oregon State.

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Reading #3 - Ian Holmes CE 201, Section 013 October 30,...

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