Step by Step Process for Acquiring Land and Gettting Your C of O in Lagos

Steps to follow if you want to acquire land and obtain a C of O or Governor’s Consent in Lagos. Land Search Charting Land Ownership Investigation Acquisition of land Land Survey (Registered Surveyor) Preparation of Deed of Assignment by your lawyer Lodgment of Record Copy of Survey Application for Land Information Certificate Purchase of form and application for Certificate of Occcupancy / Governor’s Consent **PS**Use…

Fair Market Value of Lagos Lands and Buildings

In Lagos State, the valuation of landed property for the determination of tax and other charges payable is by reference to the statement of Fair Market Value(FMV). The Fair Market Value(FMV) is determined by relevant professionals, adapted by the state government and published from time to time in the Official Government Gazette. You can purchase a copy of the gazette at Room 15 at the…

What is a Deed of Rectification?

How to Correct Mistakes on a Land Title Document I attended a real estate event (Property Ownership Workshop-POW) last Saturday and it was awesome. During one of the plenary sessions, someone asked a question which had to do with obtaining a Deed of Rectification and I quickly noticed most people there didn’t know anything about it. Simply put, a Deed of Rectification is a deed…

Required Documents for Processing of Development Permit in Lagos State

Listed below are the requirements for obtaining a building approval in Lagos State. 1)Proof of Land Ownership such as Purchase Receipt with Stamp Duty, duly – executed Deeds along with other Statutory Documents; 2) Survey Plan 3) 5 sets of Architectural Drawings 4) 5 sets of Structural Drawings 5) 5 sets of Mechanical Drawings (commercial building) 6) 5 sets of Electrical Drawings (commercial building) 7)…

Process for Governor’s Consent to Subsequent Transaction on Land

1. Submission of application (with attached documents) in Land Services Directorate. 2. Vetting and compilation for charting: 3. Private lands: Surveyor – General’s Office. 4. State lands; confirmation against revocation of statutory right of occupancy (SRO), Land Services. 5. Assessment for consent charges; based on location and application fair market value (FMV) compiled and published in Lagos State Official Gazette No.10 vol.48 dated 5th February,…