I have been doing a lot of thinking here recently about the many problems facing the land surveying profession. If you haven’t noticed, most of my columns over the past several years have focused on some of these problems, and I have also brought possible solutions to the table.
While easements are often created by the common
law principles of dedication and acceptance, land surveyors must also be aware
of the significance of statutory law, particularly when a proposed dedication
of streets or other areas is intended for public use.