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Surveyor's Office


The primary functions of the Scott County Surveyor’s Office include:

Perpetuation of the Public Land Survey Monuments

Reviewing Subdivision Plats, Registered Land Surveys and Common Interest Community Plats

Land Parcel Mapping

County Right-of-Way Mapping

Land Title Registration Reports

County Ditch Inspections


General Links


Original PLS Notes and Plats

Index map and links to the original public land survey notes and township plats 

Half Section Mapper

Provides 1:400 scale half section property maps with various backgrounds. Half Section types include: Parcel, aerial, planimetric, address, hydric, and taxation




Land Records / Plat Maps

Scott County Land Records Main Menu




Plat Checking

Plat Manuals, Plat Fees and Corrections





Provides online access to property map and taxation information for individual properties and Public Land Survey (PLS) information for Scott County




Geodetic Control Point Map

HARN (96ADJ) See MnDot Survey control below for data sheets




Section Breakdowns, Corner Ties, and Report (ScottGIS2.0)

Provides Public Land Survey (PLS) information for Scott County




Scott County Ditch Map





Scott County Fee Schedule



External Links


Original Public Land Survey Plats of Minnesota

Land Management Information Center- Digital collection of historic maps showing state's physical geography from 1848 –1907


Minnesota Association of County Surveyors (MACS)


Minnesota Board of (AELSLAGID)

Roster of licensed Land Surveyors


MnDOT R/W Maps



Minnesota Statutes


MnDOT Railroad Maps


MnDOT Survey Control

Horizontal and vertical control


MnDNR Lakefinder

Lake Information


MnDNR Public Waters Inventory Map

DNR protected Waters and Wetlands

Contact Information
County Main Number
(952) 445-7750
Physical Development
(952) 496-8346
(952) 496-8365 (FAX)
James L. Hentges, PLS
(952) 496-8362
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