TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1270 ILLINOIS PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR ACT OF 1989
SECTION 1270.13 EXPERIENCE


 

Section 1270.13  Experience

 

The experience requirements set forth in Section 1270.10 shall meet the criteria described below.

 

a)         Credit shall be given for actual experience in the practice of land surveying as defined in Section 5 of the Act.

 

b)         Such experience shall be under the direct supervision and control of a professional land surveyor in responsible charge of land surveying operations.  Direct supervision and control means the personal review by a licensed professional land surveyor of each survey, including, but not limited to, procurement, research, field work, calculations, preparation of legal descriptions and plats.  The personal review shall be of such a nature as to assure the client that the professional land surveyor or the firm for which the professional land surveyor is employed is the provider of the surveying services.  (Section 4 of the Act)

 

c)         Experience shall be in areas of land surveying practice designated in this subsection (c) or in other areas which, in the opinion of the Board, provide the applicant with knowledge of practice of land surveying at least equivalent to that which is generally acquired by experience in the areas listed.  An applicant need not have experience in all areas listed in this subsection.

 

1)         The applicant shall have not less than 25% or more than 50% of cumulative actual experience in the following areas:

 

A)        Field procedures to perform boundary surveys of existing or proposed tracts of land;

 

B)        Field procedures to locate or re-establish section corners that are part of the public land survey system;

 

C)        Field procedures to perform surveys for subdivisions and condominiums.

 

2)         The applicant shall have the remainder of cumulative actual experience in the following areas:

 

A)        Research of records to obtain data to perform boundary surveys or obtain other required data;

 

B)        Calculations and analyses of data to determine locations, dimensions and area of existing or proposed tracts of land;

 

C)        Calculations and analyses of data to determine position of section corners or locations, dimensions or areas of aliquot parts of sections, all in the public land survey system;

 

D)        Preparation of legal descriptions;

 

E)        Preparation of plats of surveys for existing or proposed tracts of land;

 

F)         Preparation of plats of subdivisions and plats of condominiums;

 

G)        Preparation of section corner monument records;

 

H)        Field procedures to perform topographic surveys;

 

I)         Preparation of topographic plats of surveys.

 

(Source:  Amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 15297, effective November 10, 2004)