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Cadastral surveying

Cadastral survey practice in South Australia is regulated by a four tiered structure, the components being:

The CSG provides detail to supplement cadastral survey instructions and requirements of the Survey Act, Regulations and Surveyor-General’s Directions, and other legislation.  It also provides information about boundary common law and survey practice in South Australia. The PPG details Land Services SA plan requirements.

Designated survey areas (DSAs)

Extent of current DSAs can be viewed on the Property Location Browser (PLB)

Index of superseded designated survey areas (DSAs)

Error reports, forms and checklists

Survey searching guide

Survey searching guide (301.1 KB PDF)

EDM calibration software (January 2018)

EDM calibration software January 2018 (3.4 MB ZIP)

Spatial data downloads

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure's planning related spatial data can now be downloaded from Data.SA.

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