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Appendix 3: Surveyor General’s Circular Letters

In This Volume

The Surveyor General issues, from time to time, Circular Letters to formally provide information and clarification on Surveyor General Services policy and procedures and announce major business change requirements.

The complete text of active and inactive Circular Letters dating back to July 12, 1953 and a table summarizing changes are available at ltsa.ca. The following active Circular Letters released on and after February 15, 2012 are particularly relevant to current land title practice and are reproduced in this chapter in the Manual.

Circular Letter No. 455 Re: Headings on Plans Filed Pursuant to Section 69 of the Land Title Act Re: Headings on Plans Filed Pursuant to Section 69 of the Land Title Act (C.L. No. 455)
     
Circular Letter No. 461B (Updates C.L. 461A, which supersedes C.L. 461) Re: Block Outline Survey—Section 69(3), Land Title Act Re: Block Outline Survey—Section 69(3), Land Title Act (C.L. No. 461B)
     
Circular Letter No. 468 (Supersedes C.L. 460) Re: Section 108 Land Title Act Re: Section 108 Land Title Act (C.L. 468)
     
Circular Letter No. 470 (Supersedes C.L. 334) Re: Ambulatory Natural Boundaries and Artificial High Water Marks—Effects on the Extent of Ownership Re: Ambulatory Natural Boundaries and Artificial High Water Marks—Effects on the Extent of Ownership (C.L. No. 470)
Circular Letter No. 475A (Updates C.L. 475, which supersedes C.L. 457) Re: Surveys of Crown Land pursuant to the Land Title Act and the Land Act and Submission of Resultant Plans to the Surveyor General Re: Surveys of Crown Land Pursuant to the Land Title Act and the Land Act and Submission of Resultant Plans to the Surveyor General (C.L. No. 475A)
Circular Letter No. 477A (Updates C.L. 477, which supersedes C.L. 459) Re: Accretion and Natural Boundary Adjustment Applications to the Surveyor General Pursuant to Sections 94(1) and 118(1) of the Land Title Act Re: Accretion and Natural Boundary Adjustment Applications to the Surveyor General Pursuant to Sections 94(1) and 118(1) of the Land Title Act (C.L. No. 477A)
Circular Letter No. 478 Land Statutes Amendment Act 2018 Re: Block Outline Survey—Amendment to Section 69.1, Land Act (C.L. No. 478)
Circular Letter No. 484 (Supersedes C.L. 458 and C.L. 466) Re: Section 58 Land Act Applications Re: Section 58 Land Act Applications (C.L. No. 484)

Note that references to Acts and regulations in the Surveyor General’s Circular Letters are current as of the issuing date of the Circular Letter. Readers are advised to confirm the titles of enactments, the references to section numbers, and the current status of the legislative material cited in the Circular Letters. In addition, readers are advised that, in some cases, some portions of a Circular Letter may be dated as a result of court decisions or legislative amendments made after the issuing date.