Rules, Standards and Guidelines for the conduct and processing of cadastral surveys, and for the integration and provision of cadastral survey data.
- Utility location standard
This Standard is intended to be used when defining the location of utility assets, such as when surveying an ‘as built’. It will enable the information to be accurately recorded in an Asset Management System.
- Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010
A consolidated edition of the Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010 is published on the government legislation website. This edition incorporates amendments made in 2012 and 2017.
- Standard for the lodgement of cadastral survey datasets – LINZS70000
Licensed cadastral surveyors must comply with this standard when lodging CSDs with LINZ for approval as to survey. It will also be used by LINZ staff when validating and approving CSDs for integration into the cadastre.
- Standard for integration & provision of cadastral survey data - LINZS10003
This standard covers the requirements for integrating cadastral surveys into the cadastre (Landonline), the retention and maintenance of cadastral survey records, and providing access to cadastral survey data.
- Interim Standard for mark protection surveys (Canterbury Earthquake) - LINZS10004
This interim standard provides the Surveyor-General’s approval for the removal of survey marks for the purposes of post-earthquake reconstruction on land affected by the Canterbury Earthquake subject to survey mark protection requirements.
- Use of Graphic Description Plans – OSG Policy 2000/2
The purpose of this policy is to achieve uniformity and accuracy in the graphical presentation for those areas of land, the boundaries of which are required to be defined for formal notification in the New Zealand Gazette or for other statutory purposes and for which no certificate of title will be required.
- Conservation Covenant Plans OSG Policy 2002/1
This policy is intended to achieve uniformity in the presentation of diagrams of conservation covenants, open space covenants, and Nga Whenua Rahui kawenata, negotiated under various statutes.
- Surveyor-General's Guidelines on the Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010
These guidelines are to assist with the interpretation and application of the Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010. They are published in the LINZ KnowledgeBase – see Information about the Surveyor-General’s guidelines in the KnowledgeBase or the Index to the Surveyor-General’s guidelines.
- Interim guideline to aspects of survey requirements applicable to Māori land surveys - LINZG65703
The main purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance to the Māori Land Court on survey matters as they relate to Māori land surveys and the Rules for Cadastral Survey. This information will also be of assistance to licensed cadastral surveyors who carry out Māori land cadastral surveys.
The following rulings are to be applied in conjunction with the Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010:
- LINZR65300 – Ruling on Official geodetic datum and projections
- LINZR65301 – Ruling on Official vertical datums
- LINZR65302 – Ruling on Cadastral survey network marks
- LINZR65303 – Ruling on Vertical control marks
Last Updated: 19 June 2020