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j. Legal Land Description Search Option

 

SAMA uses nine legal land descriptions, but only the Standard Rural Survey is used as a search option on SAMAView.

 

 Legal Land DescriptionStandard Format
1Standard Rural SurveyQuarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian
2Standard Urban SurveyLot-Block-Plan
3River LotsRiver Lot #-Township-Range-Meridian
4Hudson Bay LotsHudson Bay Lot #-Township-Range-Meridian
5Railway/PipelineDescription-Municipal Unit-Owner
6Urban ParcelsParcel-Block-Plan
7Rural ParcelsParcel-Section-Township-Range-Meridian
8Latitude/LongitudeLat Degree-Lat Minute-Lat Second-Long Degree-Long-Minute-Long Second
9CondominiumUnit #-Condo Plan #

 

A user can search for a property using the rural legal land description, which is a unique identifier that uses quarter, section, townships, range and meridian to locate and describe a piece of land. For example: Qtr NE Sec 25 Tp 28 Rg 22 W2M

 

Steps

1. Choose a municipality

 

2. Choose a search option

The user clicks on “Legal Land Description”.

 

3. a. Choose a section

The user clicks on the search box and a list of the sections appears. The user can use the scroll bar to the right to navigate to the desired section. The user can also type the beginning of the number, which will shorten the drop-down list. The user clicks on the section.

 

3. b. Township

The user clicks on the search box and a list of the townships appears. The user can use the scroll bar to the right to navigate to the desired township. The user can also type the beginning of the number, which will shorten the drop-down list. The user clicks on the township.

 

3. c. Range

The user clicks on the search box and a list of the ranges appears. The user can use the scroll bar to the right to navigate to the desired range. . The user can also type the beginning of the number, which will shorten the drop-down list. The user clicks on the range.

 

3. d. Meridian

The user clicks on the search box and then clicks on the relevant meridian.

 

Click on the Search button to start the search.

 

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