Completing a survey certificate

The survey certificate is provided as Form 1 of Schedule 6 Surveying and Spatial Information Regulation 2017. The certificate must be completed by a registered land surveyor to certify that the land was surveyed or compiled in accordance with the Surveying and Spatial Information Regulation 2017

The Survey Certificate is included on Plan form 6 and should be completed as follows:

After “I,” insert the surveyor’s full name

After “of” insert either the surveyor’s address or the firm for which they work.

If the plan is for a full survey,

  • strike through parts (b) and (c),
  • insert the date the survey was completed within part (a)

If the plan is for a partial survey,

  • strike through parts (a) and (c),
  • indicate the land the subject of the survey by striking through “being” and stating the land not surveyed or striking though “excluding” and indicating the land surveyed,
  • insert the date the survey was completed.

If the plan is compiled, strike through parts (a) and (b).

If the plan is a survey, insert the distinguishing characters which identify the terminals of the datum line on the plan.

Indicate whether the land is “Urban” or “Rural” by striking through the inapplicable word.

If the plan is a full survey strike through “Level-Undulating / Steep-Mountainous”.

If the plan is not a full survey, indicate whether the plan is “Level-Undulating” or “Steep-Mountainous” by striking through the inapplicable words.

Sign the certificate and insert the date it was signed

Insert the Surveyor ID as provided by BOSSI

Surveys not requiring strict accuracy

If the survey is made in accordance with clause 9 Surveying and Spatial Information Regulation 2017 the Survey Certificate on Plan form 6 should be struck through and a certificate in the as provided by Form 2 of Schedule 6 Surveying and Spatial Information Regulation 2017 should be endorsed on another page of the administration sheets. The certificate should be completed, signed and dated.