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Coos County Surveyor's Office

Coos County Surveyor/Land Agent

Michael L. Dado is the elected Coos County Surveyor.  Before being elected to office Mike was a private surveyor in Coos County Oregon for over 40 years.  Mike has a passion for his work, enjoys helping the public and researching our county records.  He enjoys educating the community with the services our office provides and how it can benefit members of our county.  The office of the County Surveyor is responsible for checking, filing and indexing boundary surveys by private and public surveyors, we also maintain all records of surveys and provides means by which the public can use these records. The Surveyor checks and approves subdivisions, land partitions, property line adjustments and condominiums, as well as surveying county owned land and roads.  The Surveyor is responsible for the recovery, restoration and preservation of public land corners; i.e. section corners, quarter corners and donation land claim corners.   In addition to being the Coos County Surveyor, Mike is also the Coos County Land Agent.  That service involves working with Tax Foreclosed Properties, cleaning them, tearing them down, getting them ready for auction.  

 

When Mike is not at work, he is usually writing music, playing guitar/banjo or singing in his band Caught Red Handed.  He loves living on the Oregon Coast, you might see him at the beach or around town or up on stage, make sure to say hello.

 

Surveyor Business Operations Manager/Land Agent Assistant

Dezeri Royce was born and raised here in Coos County, leaving after graduation to serve her Country in the Navy and returning after her military career to start a family.  She has two amazing kids and thoroughly enjoys living here on the beautiful Oregon Coast.  She enjoys working with the public, is passionate about all the history that our office contains and loves all that the surveyors office provides to our great community.  She is the friendly voice you hear when you call for our office and she keeps our office running smoothly, full of fun and laughter.  She looks forward to helping you in any way she can with your questions or needs.  

When not at work, she fills her time with family, pets and outdoor activities.  Please make sure to say hello if you see her out in town.

 

Meet our Field Crew

Kyle Seals and Jared Waldien

These two local boys have been born and raised in this area, providing a vast knowledge of the land.  They enjoy being out in the forest and protecting the monuments that we maintain.  Our office does many projects for other County departments and they both are very smart and talented, taking on the challenges provided to them and getting an amazing result.  We look forward to many years of service to the County.

Documents Available in the Surveyor Office are:

  • Records of Survey
  • Subdivision Plats
  • Partition Plats
  • Government Land Office Surveys
  • Copies of Cadastral Tax Maps
  • GCDB Corner History Sheets
  • Railroad/Road Surveys
  • State Highway Maps
  • Original Surveyor Field Notes

 

FUNCTIONS AND OBJECTIVES

 

SURVEY FILES AND REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

  • Preserve original surveys and record documents
  • Create and maintain digital archive of all originals
  • Improve access to land record information


MONUMENTATION

  • Perpetuate and restore government land corners as regulated by the Oregon Revised Statutes
  • Participate in the Public Land Corner Preservation Program
  • These corners form the basis of the land identification system used in deeds and boundary control of all property


SUBDIVISION AND PLAT CHECKING

  • Review plats and subdivisions for accuracy and content according to guidelines established by the Oregon Revised Statutes and local ordinances
  • Employ computerized drafting techniques to assure consistency and precision to within fixed tolerances
  • Field checking of lot corner pin placement

Coos County Survey Resource System is a searchable system that Coos County provides to look up/upload and document all Surveys/Plats/Books/GCDB & Road Atlas's filed in our County.  This system is accessible by a yearly subscription only.  The fee is $300 (your year begins at the date of purchase and gives your entire office unlimited access and printable pdf's).

Contact the Surveyor's Office to request your access.  We can provide access the same day for your convenience.

If you are using the Windows XP operating system you will need to have Google Chrome or Firefox Browsers to view the SRS database.


Michael L. Dado, Coos County Surveyor/Land Agent

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Contact Us

Surveyor's Office
Michael L. Dado
250 N. Baxter
Coquille, Oregon
97423

Phone: 541-396-7585

Email: coossurvey@co.coos.or.us

Vacation Petitions  - This is a petition to vacate property.  

You can download the application/petition here, it needs to be filled out and submitted to the Coos County Planning Department with your check $.  Any questions, please contact the Coos County Planning Dept.  at 541-396-7770.