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Cadastral Division

This Division manages two labs, namely: CADGIS LAB and CARTO LAB.

Activities of Cadastral Division

·         Production of Survey Plans (of FG landed properties);

·         Scanning and vectorization+ of Survey Plans (in progress);

·         Control extension of cadastral framework (2007);

·         Conversion of item registers to digital format (in progress);

·         Control extension project (2012) (only beaconing has been carried out); and

·         Township mapping.

Products Available in Cadastral Division

1. Survey Plans for all Federal Government lands and properties (hardcopy and vector/digital formats) - hosted in CARTO LAB. The following survey plans are available:

* Plans for site and services;

* Plans for Shagari Low Cost Housing Schemes;

* Plans for Prototype Housing Schemes;

* Plans for Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) properties;

* Plans for clearing and forwarding;

* Plans for PHCN (office and residential);

* Plans for CBN properties;

* Plans for Private and Public Partnership (PPP) properties;

* Presidential Implementation Committee (PIC) Houses (As built) (in     vector and hardcopy formats); and

* Files for each project (CARTO section).

2. Scanned copies of all the survey plans (domiciled in CADGIS lab).

3. Digitized (soft) copies of survey plans (in progress) – domiciled in CADGIS lab.

4. Cadastral Framework (National) Data (2007) (2nd order controls) – domiciled in CADGIS lab and DD (Cadastral) Office (in both hardcopy and softcopy). The softcopies are stored in CDs/External Hard-drives. The following are the components of the control data :

-               66 controls in each state of the Federation, but that of Akwa-Ibom and Delta  were not submitted.

-               Computation sheets

-               Coordinate Register

-               Reports

-               Description sheets of the controls (scanned and hardcopy)

5. Control Extension of Cadastral Framework Data (2012) - Beaconing

-               6 beacons in each of the NW states (with Kaduna having 7) except Jigawa (due to boundary issues).

-               6 beacons in each of the SW states except Lagos which has 7 beacons because it is a zonal headquarter).

NB: GPS observation is yet to be carried out.

6. Township maps (CAD GIS)

·                     Umuiah Township Maps (1:2,000) (100km2) – in progress.

·                     Akwa Township Maps (1:2,000) – (in progress) (100km2)

·                     Gusau Township Maps


7. Converted Item Register (in digital format) – in progress (domiciled in CADGIS lab).

8. HP PROLIANT SERVER FOR CADGIS Lab - the configuration:

1. HP Proliant DL 380 (window 2003 server) ; and 75 GB (6 slots) i.e. 75 GB * 6 (hard disk capacity);

2. HP Proliant ML 370GB server (window 2008 server); and

3. 300 GB hard disk (16 slots) but only 1 slot used.

        NB: This is a brand new server that is still unused.

Legal Survey Division

This division handles land titling to obtain titling documents for all FG landed properties. The C of O Cadastral Unit works with Lands Department in the Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.


Activities of Legal Survey Division

·         Processing of C of O in conjunction with Lands Department;

·         Processing of TDPs for beneficiaries of allocations;

·         Alienation of all government properties;

Products available in Legal Survey Division

·         Title  Deed plans for all Federal Government Landed Properties; and

·         C of O Documents for all FG landed properties