Journal article

Assessment of the Australian digital cadastre protocol (ePlan) in terms of supporting 3D building subdivisions

Davood Shojaei, Hamed Olfat, Abbas Rajabifard, Ashley Darvill, Mark Briffa

Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use | Elsevier | Published : 2016


Population growth and lack of available land in urban areas have resulted in intensive property development both above and below ground. According to the ‘Cadastre 2034 Strategy’ published by the Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM) for Australia in 2014, the current digital cadastres have limitations in positional accuracy and do not adequately represent the three-dimensional nature of real property. This strategy highlights the fact that land parcels that are limited in vertical dimension are not adequately represented in the current digital cadastre. This makes it difficult to visualize security of tenure as it relates to a building or an apartment within a building..

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