A survey shows the property in relation to public roads. Often, road names have been changed over time. A survey plan will show both current and former road names, and the legal origin of how the road came into public use and details of previous land expropriations and public road widenings. Survey boundary evidence may also be shown further down the street, and street intersection information is included for reference.
To locate the property in relation to the surrounding municipal streets and to confirm that the property is fronting onto a public road.
Why is this important?
Relates the plan to the municipal street name fabric that you recognize.