§ 472.001 Purpose
§ 472.003 Persons not affected by ss. 472.001-472.037
§ 472.005 Definitions
§ 472.006 Department; powers and duties
§ 472.007 Board of Professional Surveyors and Mappers
§ 472.0075 Contacting board through department
§ 472.008 Rules of the board
§ 472.009 Board headquarters
§ 472.0101 Foreign-trained professionals; special examination and license provisions
§ 472.011 Fees
§ 472.013 Examinations, prerequisites
§ 472.0131 Examinations; development; administration
§ 472.0132 Penalty for theft or reproduction of an examination
§ 472.0135 Education; substituting demonstration of competency for clock-hour requirements; accreditation; consultation
§ 472.015 Licensure
§ 472.016 Members of Armed Forces in good standing with the board
§ 472.0165 Qualification of immigrants for examination to practice a licensed profession or occupation
§ 472.017 Renewal of license
§ 472.018 Continuing education
§ 472.019 Reactivation; continuing education
§ 472.0201 Public inspection of information required from applicants; exceptions; examination hearing
§ 472.02011 Disclosure of confidential information
§ 472.0202 Inactive and delinquent status
§ 472.0203 Renewal and cancellation notices
§ 472.0204 Address of record
§ 472.021 Certification of partnerships and corporations
§ 472.023 Surveyors and mappers and firms of other states; temporary certificates to practice in this state
§ 472.025 Seals
§ 472.027 Standards of practice
§ 472.029 Authorization to enter lands of third parties; conditions
§ 472.031 Prohibitions; penalties
§ 472.033 Disciplinary proceedings
§ 472.0335 Classification of disciplinary actions
§ 472.0337 Power to administer oaths, take depositions, and issue subpoenas
§ 472.034 Mediation
§ 472.0345 Authority to issue citations
§ 472.0351 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement
§ 472.0355 Disciplinary guidelines
§ 472.036 Unlicensed practice of professional surveying and mapping; cease and desist notice; civil penalty; enforcement; citations; allocation of moneys collected
§ 472.0365 Unlicensed activities; fees; disposition
§ 472.0366 Elevation certificates; requirements for surveyors and mappers
§ 472.037 Application of ss. 472.001-472.037

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 472 - Land Surveying and Mapping

  • Administrative Procedures Committee: means a committee designated by joint rule of the Legislature or by agreement between the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • animal: as used in this chapter , shall include wild or game animals whenever necessary to effectively control or eradicate dangerous transmissible diseases or pests which threaten the agricultural interests of the state. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Biological or chemical residues: means potentially harmful substances and their metabolites not normally present in animal tissues, which result from treatment or exposure to a pesticide, organic or inorganic compound, hormone, hormone-like substance, growth promoter, antibiotic, anthelmintic, tranquilizer, vaccine, or other therapeutic or prophylactic agent. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garbage: means all refuse matter, animal or vegetable, byproducts of a restaurant, kitchen, or slaughterhouse; and shall include every accumulation of animal, fruit, or vegetable matter, liquid, or otherwise. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Owner: shall include any owner, custodian, or other person in charge of any animal, domestic or otherwise. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quarantine: means a strict isolation imposed on animals, or premises or other defined geographic areas, to prevent the spread of disease or pests. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Violative levels: means levels above the tolerances established by the United States Food and Drug Administration or the United States Environmental Protection Agency, as adopted by department rule. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01