(Iowa Code Section 331.604, 3(a))
Each registered organization and user represents and warrants that he/she agrees that the user identification and authentication procedures implemented by the Iowa Land Records Electronic Submission Service, i.e., a user ID and password, is a valid electronic signature under Section 554D.103 of the Iowa Code, and that it is legally recognized as a signature under Section 554D.108. Each registered organization and user agrees that submission of a document through the Iowa Land Records Electronic Submission Service is equivalent to delivery of a document through the U.S. mail, courier service or over-the-counter at designated offices in each county or jurisdiction. Organizations and users agree that a County Recorder or other designee may correct any index information submitted which may be in error or which may require clarification. Organizations and users agree that the Iowa Land Records E-Submission Service or a Site Administrator may modify the format or scale of a scanned or rendered electronic document, without altering the content of the electronic document, in order to conform to standards established by the Electronic Services System. Organizations and users agree that a County Recorder or a Site Administrator may delete or otherwise remove Abandoned Documents from the Iowa Land Records Electronic Submission Service. Organizations and users agree that they are responsible for assuring that documents submitted through the Iowa Land Records Electronic Submission Service are valid and comply with all requirements for recording. Organizations and users accept and agree to make payment of due and proper recording and related online service fees through the payment services system specified by the Iowa Land Records Electronic Submission Service, and further agree that the Iowa Land Records Electronic Submission Service may suspend services for failure to make payment or to maintain current payment information as required.
A registered organization or user, when acting as a Surveyor Company or Surveyor as defined in Section 3.1, shall comply with the minimum standards for property surveys as described in Section 193C, Chapter 11 of the Iowa Administrative Code, and with the code of professional conduct as described in Section 193C, Chapter 8 of the Iowa Administrative Code. A Surveyor Company or Surveyor shall, when submitting corner certificates or surveys and plats as electronic documents for recording, comply with the requirements for surveys and plats as specified in Section 3.13 (6-7) of the ESS Policies and Procedures, and with the electronic document formatting requirements specified in Section 5.4 of the ESS Policies and Procedures. Additionally, a registered organization or user acting as a Surveyor Company or Surveyor shall ensure that any survey or plat has been reviewed and approved by any city or county jurisdiction, when such review and approval is required, prior to submitting the survey or plat through the Iowa Land Records E-Submission Service.
Each participating county and county recorder represents and warrants that he/she agrees that the user identification and authentication procedures implemented by the Iowa Land Records Electronic Submission Service, i.e., a user ID and password, is a valid electronic signature under Section 554D.103 of the Iowa Code, and that it is legally recognized as a signature under Section 554D.108. Each participating county and county recorder agrees that submission of a document through the Iowa Land Records Electronic Submission Service is equivalent to delivery of a document through the U.S. mail, courier service or over-the-counter at designated offices in each county or jurisdiction.
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