What is a Surveyor’s Certificate?
What can it be used for?


A Surveyor’s Certificate, or Building Location Certificate, is an official document prepared by a BCLS which depicts the following:

  • Location of improvements in relation to the property lines
  • Registered charges such easements, rights-of-way, or covenants
  • Dimensions of the property and improvements
  • Encroachments onto the property
  • Encroachments by improvements on the property onto neighbouring properties

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