How much for Registered Survey?

A lot of times when we receive calls from potential clients, the only question they ask is “How much for Registered Survey in….?”. It is understandable that, considering the cost of survey in Lagos and Ogun, most of them want to know how much a Registered Survey will cost but the truth is it is not the most important question. The important question they should…

TIPS ON CHOOSING A PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR IN NIGERIA

A Professional Land Surveyor renders a highly technical service in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, codes and court decisions set forth by the Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON). Because of the special skills and complexities involved in surveying land, the government of Nigeria via its various agencies limits the practice to only those surveyors duly registered by the Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON). In order…

BEFORE BUYING LAND WITH C OF O, CHECK THE SURVEY PLAN

BEFORE BUYING LAND WITH C OF O, CHECK THE SURVEY PLAN When acquiring a property, it is always important to know if the property has a Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) or some other title. But it is more important to know if the C of O is defective. It is not uncommon for errors to be made during land title preparation. One thing…

How To Get Street Named After You In Lagos

If you dream of having a street in Lagos state named after you, this is for you. Street naming is handled by local government offices in the state. Below are the requirements 1)Photocopy of Land Receipt 2)Photocopy of Certificate of Occupancy 3)Photocopy of Survey Plan 4)Original Letter from Baale in Council/Land Owners/Letter of Allocation 5)Photocopy of current tax clearance 6)2 Passport Photographs 7)Application Letter to…

Benefits of Buying Land Free from Government Acquisition in Lagos

In most places in Lagos state, lands that are FREE from government acquisition are more expensive that those that fall within government acquisition. This is because lands free from government acquisition have several benefits. They include: You can do a registered survey plan of the land. With the registered survey plan, you can process title documents such as Certificate of Occupancy (C of O), Governors…

List of Registered Surveyors in Lagos State

A Registered Surveyor in Nigeria is licensed to practice anywhere within the Federal Republic of Nigeria. As at today, there are over 400 Registered and Practicing Surveyors in Lagos. Some surveyors are registered but they are not private practitioners. Some non-practicing surveyors work for private organizations as their in-house surveyor, some work for the state and federal government and the rest work outside the core…

Requirements for Granting of Village Excision in Lagos

If you are planning on applying for excision in Lagos state, here are the requirements. 1) Application letter by the intending villagers or community on letterhead paper, addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau. 2) Sunprint perimeter survey plan of the land requested for excision 3) Brief profile/history of the village/community containing: a)Name of Oba/Baale or community head b)Population c)Occupation of inhabitants 4)Locaton sketch of…

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…

Everything you need to know about Lagos Building Approval/Planning Permit

Everything you need to know about building plan approval/planning permit in Lagos State can be found in the FAQ(Frequently Asked Questions) section of the website of the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development. https://physicalplanning.lg.gov.ng/how-do-i/faqs-permit-authority/

Physical Planning Permit / Building Approval Offices in Lagos

List of planning permit offices in Lagos state where you can process your building approval permit. The Lagos State’s six- month grace period to allow owners and developers, with existing developments or those wishing to commence construction but are yet to perfect their land title, obtain Planning Permits/Approvals, without penalty is still open till Aug 31, 2018. 1 Agbado/Ipaja – Jakande Housing Estate Beside LBIC,…