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Assembling large title plans
A step-by-step guide to piecing together a large title plan from A4 printouts.
Common areas: mapping requirements
Common areas sometimes can’t be mapped due to vague descriptions in prior deeds.
Deed plan criteria
Advice, requirements and examples to help you create a plan for your deed.
Guidelines for including digital data in your application for registration, including file formats and labelling.
Encumbrances and the cadastral map
We sometimes require applicants to show the extent of an encumbrance on the cadastral map.
Extent of plot
Deeds must sufficiently describe the plot for us to delineate its boundaries on the cadastral map.
We use a range of colour references and conventions when we map plots.
Natural water boundaries
Boundaries formed by natural water features are liable to movement over time.
New plan requirements
A quick reference guide listing the 7 key requirements for creating new plans for property registration.
Seabed and land covered by water
Registration requirements for territorial seabed and other land covered by water.
Shared and sharing plots
Shared plots have separate title sheets and cadastral units from principal, or sharing plots.
Tenements and other flatted buildings
Tenements are a limited exception to the ‘no registration without mapping’ rule.
The cadastral map
The cadastral map shows the totality of registered real rights in land in Scotland.