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Are these survey plans?

Discussion in 'General Property Chat' started by Aris, 24th Jul, 2016.

  1. Aris

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    Hi, could someone please explain to me whether or not the ones I've circled below are "survey plans"?

    They can be downloaded from the Brisbane City's PD Online website under the development application (DA) number A004060947:

    PD Online - Application Enquiry

    Thank you.

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  2. Scott No Mates

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    Looks like construction plans.
     
  3. Aris

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    I'm sorry. I barely know anything about property development.

    Could you explain what exactly is a survey plan? Does a construction plan become the basis or a part of the survey plan?
     
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    There's several types of survey plans.
    • Boundary definition
    • Contour plan
    • Plan of consolidation
    • Plan of subdivision
    Plenty of others as well.

    The architect will rely on the boundary definition and contours for the placement of the building and impact on adjoining premises eg shadow diagram and privacy.
     
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  5. Aris

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    Thank you Scott. If you don't mind explaining more, which types of survey plans contain the dimensions of individual lots of an apartment building?
     
  6. bmc

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    @Aris this could be a Strata Subdivision Plan you are referring to. However a surveyor is not required to dimension a boundary if it is defined by a structure (like the common wall between units) It will be shown as a thick unbroken line.
    Line boundaries (not defined by a structure) are shown unbroken and dimensioned.
    Pt (part) Lot areas are shown on all parcels with a total shown on the main floor plan.(typically)
    Areas shown on Strata Plans are approximate only !
     
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  7. RPI

    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    It could be a survey plan but could be architectural plans. It depends on the situation. Even for an approved subdivision survey plans are not required at the above stage.
     
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  8. Aris

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    Thank you all!

    For apartments, which survey plan is to be registered to create titles?

    @bmc Are the lot areas shown on the approved plans that I circled in the picture above also approximate?
     
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  9. RPI

    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    If selling Off The Plan then you need a full set of Survey Plans for disclosure. For registration then you will have
    Survey Plan of all Lots
    Survey Plan of Common Property
    Survey Plan of Exclusive Use Areas
    Survey Plan of Location of Service (called Service Location Diagram)
     
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  10. Aris

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    Thank you so much!

    Do you think the lot areas shown on the approved final plans that I mentioned above are approximate?
     
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    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    For apartments and townhouses yes. For land it should be exact
     
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