Functions of Survey and Mapping Division

According to section 20 of the Lands Commission Act (Act 767) the functions of the Survey and Mapping Division are as follows:

The Survey and Mapping Division will:

(a) Supervise, regulate and control the survey and demarcation of land for the purposes of land use and land registration;

(b) Take custody of and preserve records and operations relating to the survey of any parcel of land;

(c) Direct and supervise the conduct of trigonometric, hydrograhic and topographical surveys;

(d) Coordinate the preparation of plans from the data derived from survey and any amendment of the plans;

(e) Coordinate the production of photogrammetric surveys (aerial photography, orthophoto mapping, etc);

(f) Survey, map and maintain the national territorial boundaries including maritime boundaries;

(g) Develop and maintain the national geodetic reference network for the country;

(h) Supervise, regulate, control and certify the production of maps; and

(i) Other functions determined by the Commission.

Survey & Mapping Division

 According to section 20 of the Lands Commission Act (Act 767) the functions of the Survey and Mapping Division are as follows: The Survey and Mapping Division will:

  • Supervise, regulate and control the survey and demarcation of land for the purposes of land use and land registration;
  • Take custody of and preserve records and operations relating to the survey of any parcel of land; read more...

Land Registration Division

According to section 21 of the Lands Commission Act (Act 767), the functions of the Division are:

  • Publication of notices of registration upon receipt of an application for registration;
  • Registration of title to land and other interests in land;
  • Registration of deeds and other instruments affecting land in areas outside compulsory title registration districts;read more...

Land Valuation Division

According to section 22 of the Lands Commission Act (Act 767), the functions of the Land Valuation Division are:

  • Assessing the compensation payable upon acquisition of land by the Government;
  • Assessment of stamp duty;
  • Determining the values of properties rented, purchased, sold or leased by or to Government;

Public & Vested Lands Mgt.

According to section 23 of the Lands Commission Act (Act 767), the functions of the Public and Vested Lands Management Division are:

  • Facilitating the acquisition of land for Government;
  • Managing state acquired and vested lands in conformity with approved land use plans; and
  • Other functions determined by the Commission. read more...

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National Project Co-ordinator Land Administration Project (LAP) Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources 
P. O. Box MB 212 
Accra, Ghana

  • Tel: 233 – 0303 – 969687

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