MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) – Santa Barbara County supervisors have approved a project to help Montecito residents restore property lines in areas ravaged by the massive and deadly debris flows that tore through the community during a January storm.
The Board of Supervisors this week approved a $104,000 plan to set about 70 key landmarks known as "survey monuments."
The Jan. 9 disaster obscured many private property lines and destroyed many of the official public land markers.
Officials say residents will need to hire their own licensed surveyors to survey their own properties, but the monuments set by the county’s surveying project should provide a common set of reference points and may reduce the cost of private surveys.
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