LaPorte County Surveyor
Anthony Hendricks, Surveyor
Christine Keil, Drainage Board
555 Michigan Avenue, Suite 104
LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone (LP): 219-326-6808 Ext. 2225
Phone (MC): 219-874-5611 Ext. 2225
Extension for Drainage Board: 2285
Office Hours are from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday
LaPorte County Legal Drains
The surveyor must prepare, maintain, and keep in his or her custody a legal survey record book showing maps of each section, grant tract, subdivision or group of such areas in sufficient detail so that the approximate location of each such legal survey may be shown.
If the surveyor is registered as a land surveyor under IC 25-21.5, he or she maintains a corner record book. If the surveyor is not a registered land surveyor, the surveyor, with the approval of the commissioners, appoints a registered land surveyor to keep the corner record book. A county surveyor registered as a land surveyor under IC 25-21.5 or IC 25-31, is entitled to compensation at a rate one and one half times as much as a surveyor who is
If the surveyor is a civil engineer, the surveyor supervises all civil engineering work of the county. If the surveyor is not a civil engineer, the commissioners must appoint a civil engineer for each project.
In addition, the surveyor supervises all legal ditch construction, serves as an ex officio member of the county drainage board and
the county plan commission. (Generally see IC 36-2-12 for duties of the County Surveyor).