What is an Identification Survey?
An identification survey is a survey to position and mark title boundaries At Law in accordance with the Survey and Mapping Infrastructure Act 2003 and associated Regulations.
- Determine the position of the title boundaries by survey relative to existing fences and features.
- Mark the corner or boundary line.
- Identify any matters or issues such as encroachments that may affect the boundary.
- Prepare a Plan of Identification Survey and lodge the plan at the Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy for Survey Information.
- Provide copy of plan for client records.
- Advise on any matters or issues arising from the survey and your rights.
When to request an Identification Survey:
- Verifying boundaries when buying or selling property.
- Prior to set-out of works in particular for the construction of buildings, fences or retaining walls on or near a boundary.
- Fencing or boundary position disputes with neighbours.