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Where can I find out if there is a servitude on a property

by Admin
posted in Deeds Office, Surveyor General (SG)
This is quite a common question getting asked by our clients. Servitudes that are registered are shown on the SURVEYOR GENERAL (SG) Diagram. If you want to know the location of a servitude or whether one is registered, then you need to order a copy of the SG DIAGRAM on our website....

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Sectional Title Plan

by Admin
posted in Surveyor General (SG)
With the Sectional Title Act in 1971, it became possible for the first time in South Africa, for portions of buildings to be separately owned. The 1971 Act has since been replaced by Sectional Title Act 95 of 1986, and the new Act made the Surveyor-General's office responsible for examining and approving Sectional Plans before they can be accepted in a Deeds Registry for opening a Sectional Title Register. Plans can be prepared by land surveyors or architects...

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Surveyor General Diagrams

by Admin
posted in Deeds Office, Surveyor General (SG)
The Surveyor General Diagram is the fundamental registerable document prepared by the land surveyor. The essential information shown on a diagram is: The unique designation of the property. An illustration showing the property. The boundary description listing the corner beacons and the details of any curvilinear boundary. Descriptions of the corner beacons. A table lis...

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