Monterey County, Department of Public Works
Michael K. Goetz, PLS
County Surveyor/Chief of Surveys


Michael Goetz is the appointed County Surveyor serving the County of Monterey. The Office of the County Surveyor is responsible for examining and signing all survey maps prior to their being filed with the County Recorder. He is responsible for maintaining and protecting survey records for the benefit of the public.

Mr. Goetz is also Chief of the Survey Section of the RMA - Public Works Division. The Survey Section provides land surveying services for Capital Improvement Projects and in support of surveying needs of other County departments and agencies.

Mr. Goetz is a 4th generation Monterey County native whose father also worked at Monterey County as a land surveyor.  In 2012, Michael left a family business to join the County. He has been licensed by the State of California as a Professional Land Surveyor since 1987.