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Procedure of Cadastral Survey

1. Survey Planning

The municipality that is conducting the survey make plan by contacting and adjusting with organs concerned. Survey Planning

2. Hold a briefing for local residents

The municipality official holds a briefing on the survey’s substance and necessity for local residents. Hold a briefing for local residents

3. Confirmation of boundary(The Parcel Investigation)

Landowners clarify their own land boundaries for Cadastral Survey.

The municipality official in charge visits the actual place referring to data based on old recorded map etc. The landowners concerning the boundary confirm their land boundaries with mutual agreement.

And also municipality official investgates landowner, parcel number, type of land and so on.

Confirmation of boundary(The Parcel Investigation)

Put piles along the boundary after the confirmation. The piles display the settled boundaries for each parcel of land.

Confirmation of boundary(The Parcel Investigation)

*The Parcel Investigation is the important step of Cadastral Survey.

4. Survey the boundary after confirmation(Boundary Survey)

Settle the topographic control point, which is the basic reference of survey, and survey to determine the position on earth for each parcel following some process by surveyor. Survey the boundary after confirmation(Boundary Survey)
After determining the position for each parcel, sureyor make the accurate map (cadastral map) based on each results and measure the dimension. Survey the boundary after confirmation(Boundary Survey)

5. Making Cadastral Record

Integrating results of the Parcel Investigation and Boundary Survey, municipality official make a draft of cadastral record. Making Cadastral Record

6. Confirming the results of Cadastral Survey

The record and map are displayed to the public for 20 days at the municipality office. A person who find any mistakes on the results may report it. Record and map confirmed here become the final product of the Cadastral Survey. Confirming the results of Cadastral Survey

7. Submit the product of Cadastral Survey to registry office

The copies of Cadastral Survey product (Cadastral map and Cadastral record) will be submitted to registry office. Submit the product of Cadastral Survey to registry office
Land registry book is revised according to the cadastral record and replace old registry map with new cadastral map officially kept at registry office.  Registry office utilizes the product of Cadastral Survey as a material of Immovable Registration in the future. Submit the product of Cadastral Survey to registry office



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