Journal article

Strategic Actions for Increasing the Submission of Digital Cadastral Data by the Surveying Industry Based on Lessons Learned from Victoria, Australia

Hamed Olfat, Davood Shojaei, Mark Briffa, Susannah Maley, Abbas Rajabifard

ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information | MDPI | Published : 2018

Abstract

ePlan, as a digital cadastral data initiative, is a collaborative program between the land authorities and the surveying industry which aims to replace paper and PDF cadastral plans and surveys with digital data. ePlan is currently operational in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. ePlan was introduced in the State of Victoria in 2011 and has been operational in this jurisdiction for 2D plans since 2013. On average, one ePlan application is currently submitted to a digital plan lodgment portal every two weeks. The low uptake of ePlan is caused by several technical and non-Technical challenges. This paper provides an overview of cadastral information transitioning from paper to digital in V..

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