International Land Measurement Standards (ILMS)

Contents

Contents 2

Welcome to ILMS: Global Consistency in Land and Real Property Transaction(s) Reporting 3

Introduction 4

ILMS Standard Setting Committee 6

Part 1: Context 7

1.1 Land Acquisition 7

1.2 The Need for ILMS 7

1.3 ILMS and Land Governance and Administration 8

Part 2 Application of ILMS within a Functioning LIS Context 11

2.1 Land Information Institutional Framework 11

2.2 Land and Real Property Transaction Reporting within a Land Information Systems Framework 12

2.3 Requirements for Applying ILMS 14

2.4 Land and Real Property Transaction Reporting without a Land Information Systems Framework 14

2.5 Accuracy of Parcel Measurement 15

Part 3 ILMS Land Information Reporting Framework 16

3.1 Introduction 16

3.2 Reporting Framework 16

Part 4 ILMS Components 18

Part 5 Key definitions 22

Appendix A - Land Information Reporting Framework for Use 24

Appendix B - Topographic Survey Detail Accuracy Banding Table 26

Appendix C - Land Information Worksheet - For Real Property Transaction 27

Appendix D - Bibliography 27