Acronym for Coordinate Geometry; a computer program within a CAD system or GIS that can process data such as bearings, distances and angles to generate precise spatial representation of land features, parcel corners and survey control networks.
Canada Lands are Canada Lands as defined in the Canada Lands Surveys Act. In general, these include National Parks, Indian Reserves, and all lands belonging to Her Majesty in right of Canada that are located in the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Canada's offshore.
A person having or claiming such an interest in unregistered land as entitles the person to object to any disposition thereof being made without the person's consent may apply to the land registrar for the registration of a caution to the effect that the cautioner is entitled to notice in the prescribed form, and to be served in the prescribed manner, of any application that may be made for the registration of the land.
Required by the financial institution for mortgage approval, and by your lawyer or notary for transfer of ownership. Ensure that this certificate reflects improvements such as decks, patios or pools. If outdated, the offer to purchase should indicate whether the seller or you will incur the necessary expense to obtain the appropriate certificate.
Unit of length equal to 66 feet or 4 poles or 20.12 metres or 100 links. An area one chain wide by ten chains long equal exactly an acre. A mile is 80 chains (old surveyors measurement tool). 66 feet was typically used as the width of road allowance in the past.
Chimneys are usually built of stone or brick (more modern chimneys may be of cinder block) and are located at either the exterior side walls of the building or at the center or interior of the building.
A right, title, interest, claim, or demand of any kind or nature whatsoever affecting land set forth in, based upon or arising out of a registered instrument, and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes a mortgage, lien, easement, agreement, contract, option, charge, annuity, lease, dower right, and restriction as to the use of land or other encumbrance affecting land.
If a claim to a piece of real property is based upon some written instrument, although a defective one, the person is said to have "color of title." A claim which has as its basis that which the law considers prima facie a good title, but which, by reason of some defect not appearing on its face, is not in fact a title.