General Survey Instruction Rules (GSIR)

The General Survey Instruction Rules Version 3.11 is now available to the membership at the following link. The previous Version 3.10 has been amended by the addition of SR4-15 which deals with an updated definition for a lead plug; and SR1-16 which affects designation of highways within Treaty Lands.

General Survey Instruction Rules V3.11  – July 2016

General Survey Instruction Rule change SR2-16 Posting Strata Parent Parcel

Survey Rules Committee Policy: This document outlines the process for accepting, reviewing and processing changes to the General Survey Instruction Rules. (This policy was revised September 14, 2015 and is now Version 2.4)

Survey Rule Change Request Template  This link is to a MS Word document which will not open in your browsers.  Please save the file and then you can use the Word document to create your rule change request.

Survey Rule Exemption Procedure


LTSA Requirements

Members should be aware that the Land Title and Survey Authority periodically issues requirements for surveys and plans under various statutes. These requirements can be found at the following links.

EFS Requirements for Electronic Land Title Plans

Surveyor General Circular Letters


Historical Volumes, Surveyor General Instructions, 1918 – 2015

May 1918
June 1918
June 1921
April 1922
May 1922
April 1925
November 1959
March 1970
January 1981
July 1991
March 1996
October 2001
February 2004
September 2011
February 2012
October 2012
February 2013
September 2013
March 2014
May 2014
July 2014
January 2015
July 2015
August 2015