General Information About Cadastral Procedures

Cadastral procedures in Turkey include the processes that determine the boundaries of immovable properties, regulate property relations and reflect them in the land registry records. Cadastral procedures are carried out by the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre of the Republic of Turkey. Here is some basic information about current cadastral operations in Turkey:

What is Cadastre?

Cadastre is a system that determines the boundaries of immovable properties, records the ownership status and records this information in the land registry. Cadastre ensures regular and effective use of resources by measuring land and plots. Cadastral works are carried out by the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre.

What Does Cadastral Procedures Cover?

Cadastral procedures in Turkey include:

  • Cadastral Survey: Detailed land surveys are carried out to identify immovable properties in a region and determine their boundaries. In this process, boundaries, measurements and location determinations of land and plots are made.
  • Cadastral Announcement: After the cadastral survey is completed, it is announced to the real estate owners. This announcement includes the boundaries of the real estate, its features and information about the cadastral process. The announcement process allows property owners to submit objections and correction requests.
  • Cadastral Minutes: Data obtained during cadastral works are recorded in official documents called cadastral minutes. The minutes include property boundaries, measurements, ownership status, and other pertinent information.
  • Cadastral Facility: After the cadastral works are completed, cadastral maps and sheets are prepared based on the determined boundaries and measurements. These documents are official sources showing the boundaries of real estate and serve as the basis for land registry records.

Purpose and Benefits of Cadastral Procedures:

  • Property Assurance: Cadastral procedures record property relations by determining the boundaries of immovable properties. In this way, real estate owners have security regarding their ownership and legal disputes are prevented.
  • Planning and Management: Cadastral data is an important resource for local governments and planners. Cadastral maps aid decision-making processes in areas such as urban planning, infrastructure projects and land use.
  • Investment and Economic Development: Accurate and up-to-date cadastral data enables investments to be planned more effectively. Investors have reliable information about the boundaries, usage status and ownership status of the real estate. This encourages economic development.
  • Land Use and Resource Management: Cadastre regulates land use and contributes to the sustainable management of resources. It plays an important role in issues such as preventing land fragmentation, increasing agricultural productivity and protecting natural resources.

How are Cadastral Procedures Performed?

Cadastral procedures are carried out by the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre. Immovable property owners can initiate cadastral procedures by following the application processes announced during the cadastral scanning and announcement process. Following the applications, the boundaries of the relevant real estate are determined, cadastral reports are prepared and the cadastral facility is completed.

Cadastral procedures can be complex and time consuming. For this reason, it is important to contact the relevant units of our company and obtain detailed information about the cadastral process and required documents regarding your real estate. You can also request guidance regarding cadastral procedures by contacting the local land registry office.

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