Contact Information

County Surveyor:
John Elsbury
(208) 882-8586
(208) 883-2280
Latah County Courthouse - Room 2B
Office Hours:
Tuesday and Thursday,
1:00 p.m.–3:00 pm

Surveyor's Office

The County Surveyor duties include:

  • Plat Checking
  • Land Division legal description approval
  • Corrections to legal descriptions for the Latah County Assessor's Office
  • Public assistance for private surveyors
  • Corner dispute and evidence evaluation
  • Maintain survey records
  • Corner maintenance

The county surveyor does not resolve boundary and/or corner disputes but can provide advice.

The county surveyor does not provide legal advice.

The county surveyor does not write legal descriptions but does check them.

For more information please refer to Idaho Code.