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…

How to Obtain Land Excision in Lagos

Steps to follow to obtain land excision in Lagos state 1        Submission of application letter with attached documents. Attached documents include I Application letter by the intending villagers/settlers or community on letter head, addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau. II Sunprint perimeter survey plan of the land requested for excision. III Brief profile/history of the village/settlement/containing: A The name of the Oba/ Baale or…

The Importance of Record Copy of a Survey Plan

A Record Copy (also referred to as Red Copy) is a copy of the original survey carried out by a Registered Surveyor which is lodged in the Cadastral Records department of the Office of the Surveyor General of the State. The Record Copy is very important because it is required during the processing of any land title. In fact, a survey is not complete until…