BOUNDARIES, FENCES AND COMMON FIELDS
472:6 Removing or Altering Boundary Markers.
I. Any person who purposely commits or causes to be committed any of the following acts with regard to a boundary marker knowing it to be a boundary marker shall be guilty of a misdemeanor: defacement, alteration of location, or removal of a stone wall or monument, or a mark on a tree, made for the purpose of designating a point, course or line in the boundary of a tract of land or in the dividing line between towns.
II. The provisions of paragraph I shall not apply when a boundary marker is moved pursuant to:
(a) Mutual agreement between all landowners whose property lines are affected by the moving of the boundary, or
(b) Authorization by government officials in order to more accurately place the boundary, or
(c) A finally adjudicated court order or decree, or
(d) A law that requires or allows the movement or alteration.
Source. 1983, 21:2, eff. June 11, 1983.