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The certificate of location

The certificate of location is a document consisting of a report and a plan, in which the land surveyor gives his opinion on the present situation and state of a property in relation to titles, cadastre, and the laws and by-laws affecting it. It may only be used for the purposes for which it is intended.
The certificate of location is mostly required when you are on the verge of selling your property or for mortgage purpose. It may also be required by the city when asking for a building permit.
The certificate of location is governed by the Rules and regulations regarding the preparation a certificate of location of The Ordre des arpenteurs-géomètres du Québec (L.R.Q., c. A-23, r.10).

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Staking

You need to know the position of the limits of your property? You want to put up a fence?. Then you need your property to be staked.
Staking is the process by which a land surveyor comes to determine the position of the limits of a property. He does so by placing boundary marks, usually steel markers, at each corner of the property.
The process of staking is governed by the Rules and regulations regarding the processes of staking and of a layout survey, of the Ordre des arpenteurs-géomètres du Québec (L.R.Q., c.A-23, r.11).

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Layout survey

When you want to build a building or an extension to an existing one, you may need a layout survey.
In this process, the surveyor will mark on the field the position of a projected construction, new or extension. Often times the city will require that the owner  provides, before the emission of the permit,  a layout plan showing the projected building or extension.
The layout survey is governed by the Rules and regulations regarding the processes of staking and of a layout survey, of the Ordre des arpenteurs-géomètres du Québec (L.R.Q., c.A-23, r.11).

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Land subdivision

To subdivide a piece of land is an operation prepared by a land surveyor and consists of preparing a plan showing a property identified by a lot number. This plan will also show the dimensions of the limits of the property, and the superficial area, in regards to the neighbouring properties.

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Technical description

A technical description is a document prepared by a land surveyor that will describe the limits a piece of land for the purpose of affecting said piece of land to some subsequent property rights.

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Bornage

The bornage is the process of establishing permanently and unequivocally the position of a common limit between two properties. This process is being done with the participation of both owners and is final.
The bornage is governed by articles 977 and 978 of the Quebec Civil Code and by articles 787 to 794 of the Quebec Civil Procedure Code.

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