Current with effective changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 809
Section 14-111 - Survey markers(a) Each individual licensed to practice land surveying or property line surveying under the Maryland Professional Land Surveyors Act shall use the type of stake, marker, monument, or other landmark designated by the State Board for Professional Land Surveyors.(b) Any person who willfully obliterates, damages, or removes any stake, marker, monument, or other landmark set in the property of another person by any civil engineer, surveyor, or real estate appraiser or any of their assistants, except if the stake, marker, monument, or other landmark interferes with the proper use of the property, is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction shall be fined not more than $2,500.(c) If there is a dispute over any boundary line or if the bounds mentioned in a document are lost, on petition of any party in interest, the circuit court of the county where the property lies may establish the boundary lines or the location of the missing bounds. The court may appoint engineers, surveyors, or other experts to assist the court in its determination, and the fees of the experts are costs in the proceeding.