Current through Laws 2023EX1, c. 52.
Section 41-115 - Correction of errors and defects in recorded plats - ProcedureA. Municipal plats or plats of additions and subdivisions which have been erroneously described on any record in the chain of title to said plats, or are otherwise defective on their face, may be corrected pursuant to the provisions of this section or pursuant to the provisions of Sections 41-112 through 41-114 of this title.B. If a municipal plat or plat of an addition or subdivision which is executed and filed in the office of the county clerk of the county in which said plat is located fails to identify or correctly describe the land to be platted, the registered land surveyor who prepared said plat may execute a certificate stating the nature of the error and cure said defect. The surveyor shall refer to said plat by correct page number and book in which said plat is recorded by the county clerk. Said certificate shall be dated and signed by said registered land surveyor.C. If the registered land surveyor who originally certified said plat pursuant to the provisions of Section 41-104 of this title is not available, or if said plat was not prepared by a registered land surveyor, a certificate as provided for in subsection B of this section may be executed by any registered land surveyor, provided said certificate states the reasons why the registered land surveyor who prepared the plat was not available or that said plat was not originally prepared by a registered land surveyor.D. Prior to recording the correction certificate in the office of the county clerk of the county in which said plat is located, the certificate shall be approved by the planning commission or other governmental body having jurisdiction, provided that such certificate shall be approved by the municipal governing body if the correction alters or otherwise affects a right-of-way or easement of the municipality.E. The certificate authorized by the provisions of this section shall be retained by the county clerk of the county in which said plat is located and shall be recorded as a correction in the county plat book.F. A certificate filed pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be prima facie evidence of the statements contained in said certificate and shall be received into evidence for that purpose. No such certificate shall have the effect of destroying or changing any vested rights which were acquired based upon an existing plat despite the errors or defects contained in said plat. The provisions of this section shall not prohibit any interested party from commencing an action in the district court of the county in which the plat is located pursuant to the provisions of Sections 41-112 through 41-114 of this title.
Okla. Stat. tit. 11, § 41-115Added by Laws 1983, HB 1356, c. 35, § 1, eff. 11/1/1983; Amended by Laws 1985, HB 1158, c. 12, § 1, emerg. eff. 4/11/1985.