LAND & PROPERTYLand SurveyCounty Surveyor   

County Surveyor

The County Surveyor supervises the Land Survey Division of the Public Works Department under the administrative direction of the County Highway Engineer.  The Land Survey Division's mission is to maintain the records and landmarks of the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) throughout St. Louis County. It also provides land surveying services to the Public Works Department for road and bridge maintenance and construction projects, assists with parcel mapping projects, and reviews and approves proposed land subdivision plats, Common Interest Community (CIC) plats and Registered Land Survey plats prior to recording.

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Staff Directory Office Locations Applicable Statutes, Ordinances and Resolutions
Duluth Location
Richard H. Hansen Public Works and Transportation Complex  
4787 Midway Road Info: 218-625-3881
Pike Lake, MN 55811 Email:


Office Hours: Monday-Thursday   8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.



Virginia Location
7823 Highway 135
Virginia, MN 55792 Info: 218-742-9838


Office Hours: Monday-Thursday   8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.



Duluth Staff
Todd Hendershott Dep. County Surveyor 218-625-3882
Jason Dorgan Survey Technician Senior 218-625-3879
Tom Ocel Survey Technician Senior 218-625-3885
Matt Divens Survey Technician II 218-625-3878
Brock Friermood Survey Technician II 218-625-3861
Paul Lund Survey Technician II 218-625-3883
Isaac Bergstrom Survey Technician I 218-625-3881
Ryan Murphy Survey Technician I 218-625-3884
Virginia Staff
Nick Stewart County Surveyor 218-742-9823
Preston Dowell Dep. County Surveyor 218-742-9824
Bruce Anderson Survey Technician Senior 218-742-9814
Gregory Jacobson Survey Technician Senior 218-742-9838
Wade Peterson Survey Technician II 218-742-9837
Joby Davidsavor Survey Technician I 218-742-9836
Zach Neunsinger Survey Technician I 218-742-9864
Dylan Otto Survey Technician I 218-742-9882


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