Note: this guideline is issued by the Surveyor-General under section 7(1)(ga) of the Cadastral Survey Act 2002 about the Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010 and is not legally binding.

The following information relates to rule 5.4 and the minimum width of a primary parcel.

Rule 5.4(a) allows a new primary parcel with class A boundaries to be less than 0.10 m for a portion of its length, but the parcel width must be at least 0.10 m at one point.  Similarly, new primary parcels with boundaries that are class B, C, or D must have a width of at least 0.20 m at one point. This requirement is particularly relevant for new segregation strips.

Note rule 5.4 does not apply to an existing parcel that is already under-width [r 5.4(b)].

Diagram showing examples of segregation strips
Figure 1: Examples of segregation strips
Last Updated: 7 April 2017
Authority: Surveyor-General - Section 7(1)(ga) of the Cadastral Survey Act 2002
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