How do I find my property lines in Alberta?
Tips for Locating Property Boundaries
- The easiest way to determine boundary locations is to hire an Alberta Land Surveyor (ALS).
- If you know where your property boundary markers are you can mark the property line—there are often monuments (survey markers) for other purposes, such as roadways, etc.
How do I find out who owns a property in Alberta?
If you want to know who owned the property before the current owners, you can request a historical search. Several types of information may be required to locate an historical title such as reference title numbers, owner’s name, and legal description.
How do I get a legal land description in Alberta?
Searching for land titles requires us to have the legal land description or land title number. You can find this number on taxation assessments, mortgages, previous land titles or at your local taxation office. If you don’t know what the legal land description is, we can find it via the street address.
What does a legal land description look like?
The legal description of land follows a set sequence of quarter section, township, range, and meridian: the designation NW 27-9-25 W2, for instance, means the Northwest Quarter of Section 27 in Township 9 Range 25 West of the Second Meridian.
How do I get a title or document in Alberta?
Most titles, documents or plans can be ordered through the Alberta Registries Spatial Information System (SPIN2), or through a registry agent. On this page you will find information on how to get: You can also search for a title by name.
What is Alberta land titles automation (Alta)?
Documents that are accepted are registered in the Alberta Land Titles Automation (ALTA) database and given a registration number. Once registered, the customer receives a registration notice. The documents are scanned into SPIN2 and the original documents are retained and archived by the government.
Where can I find information about land titles and commonly used forms?
For commonly used forms, see the Land titles – Overview page. To order copies of title, or create your document registration request form, visit our SPIN2 website. To find information about how the Land Titles Office works and commonly used forms, see the Land titles – Overview page.
How do I Find my section of land in Alberta?
Any section of land in Alberta can be located by its legal land description. Producers and all landowners rely on this system for legal land descriptions. The ATS designates land as being west of the 4thMeridian (110 degrees west longitude), 5th Meridian (114 degrees west longitude) or 6th Meridian (118 degrees west longitude).