Certificate of Title and Diagram of Survey

This page provides information about obtaining a Certificate of Title and Diagram of Survey

A Certificate of Title is an official record of land ownership that must be obtained in order to lodge an application for development within the City of Melville.

A Certificate of Title contains:

  • current ownership details
  • title number (volume and folio)
  • survey plan number and type
  • encumbrances and notifications
  • whether there is a caveat against the title

This document is required for ALL applications lodged with the City of Melville and can be obtained from Landgate.

A Diagram of Survey is an official record of the legal boundaries of land and generally identifies the size and dimensions of a lot.

A Diagram of Survey will provide you with:

  • lot size
  • property shape
  • dimensions of lots on the survey

This document is required in addition to a Certificate of Title for ALL applications lodged with the City of Melville and can be obtained from Landgate.

Examples can be found below:

Certificate of Title

Survey Plan

Older Style Survey Plan