Multnomah County Surveyor
James S Clayton, PLS

email: Phone:  (503) 988-5573 Fax:  (503) 988-3389 (Attn:  County Surveyor)

Under The County Surveyor’s Supervision, his office provides mandated services such as:

  • Review surveys submitted for filing by land surveyors, and file and index them into the public survey records;
  • Maintain the public survey records and provide research tools to view and provide copies of these public records;
  • Review and approve land divisions (partition, condominium and subdivision plats);
  • Restore and maintain Public Land Survey corners;
  • Our office also provides non-mandated services, including providing surveying support to County Roads for capital improvement and maintenance projects, and other county departments and local agencies as requested.
  • Provide survey expertise to the citizens of Multnomah County who are having survey related problems and/or questions.

County Surveyor's Staff:

Brian K. Henson, PLS, CFedS, CWRE
Survey Supervisor
(503) 988-0197

Michael K. Fesenmeyer, PLS Eng. Tech 3
Plat Review, Survey Records
(503) 988-0171

Normann Bumatay, Eng Tech 2
Public Land Corners, Survey Review
(503) 988-0201

David J. Myers, Survey Data Technician
Survey Records Office
(503) 988-9415

Survey Field Crew:

  • Peter Juhnke, Eng Tech 3,
  • David Kranz, Eng Tech 3
  • Solomon Kahsay, Eng Tech 2
  • Dan Marckhoff, Eng Tech 2
  • Mesfin Woldemeskel Eng Tech 2