Survey Plans & Diagrams

Survey information is an important requirement for land development and land use planning. An extensive range of current and historical survey documents are available in a variety of formats. Most of the documents are available to the general public.

A survey plan
  • Whereas Surveying is the process of producing a plan or map of a particular area. A survey plan is the graphical representation, to some scale, of the features on, near or below the surface of the earth as projected on a horizontal plane which is represented by plane of the paper on which the plan is drawn.
  • Different types of Plans produced by the Survey Department

  • Title Plans (FOTP,SOTP,VOTP,CQP,Temple TP)
  • Preliminary Plans ( PP, PPA, PPS,)
  • Plans Under settlement ( VP,TOPO PP )
  • Settled Plans ( FVP,FTP,FCP,)

Diagrams are uncertified plans, attached to a grant for land, which has taken the place of Title plans ,Lease Diagrams and Diagrams Plans. Diagrams are divided into six classes as

  • R - Restricted Grant Diagrams
  • O - Ought right Grant Diagrams
  • L - Lease Diagrams
  • S-Settlement Diagrams
  • V-Vesting Order Diagrams
  • M-Mining Right Diagrams

Separate series of numbers is maintained for each of the above classes. The Diagrams should be drawn

  • At a recognised scale.
  • Prepared in black ink with all data clear and legible.
  • Providing support information as to the basis of the information provided.
  • Showing the position of the object in relation to the boundaries.