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Surveyor-General Fees – July 2022

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
NO. 2289
15 July 2022

l, Mooketsa Ramasodi, Director-General of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, in terms of Section 8 of the Land Survey Act, No 8 of 1997, hereby prescribe the fees set out in the Annexures. as the fees which shall be charged for products and services provided by the offices of the Chief Surveyor-General, Surveyors-General and Chief Directorate: National Geospatial Information. The fees shall be payable from a date 30 days after the publication of this Notice and shall replace the scales of fees promulgated by Government Notice No 1541 of 2019 in Government Gazette No. 42861, dated 29 November 2019, which are hereby repealed as from that date.

SCALE OF FEES TO BE CHARGED IN BRANCH NATIONAL GEOMATICS MANAGEMENT SERVICE

A.  OFFICES OF THE CHIEF SURVEYOR-GENERAL AND THE SURVEYORS-GENERAL   FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED IN TERMS OF SECTIONS 3 AND 6 OF THE LAND SURVEY ACT, NO 8 OF 1997, AND IN TERMS OF SECTION 7 OF THE SECTIONAL TITLES ACT, NO 95 OF 1986
STANDARD PRODUCT AND SERVICES
Note that the prescribed fees do not include packaging and postage. The fee for packaging and delivery services will be in line with SA Postal services
1.1 SUBMISSIONS
The fees below cover the supply, by the Surveyor-General in the prescribed circumstances, of the registration copies of approved documents, as well as all survey-related services in connection with or incidental to such registration which are not specified else-where in this scale of fees. It however excludes the costs involved in the printing of any document submitted as required by the Acts or Regulations in support of lodgements referred to in paragraphs 1.1.1 — 1.1.4 and necessary for record, examination, or archival purposes. Such exclusions are addressed under paragraph 1.1.5.
For the total processing of lodgements: –
1.1.1Diagram                                                                                                R425
Provided that in the case of a servitude diagram, depicting servitude(s) over two or more pieces of land, an additional fee is payable for each additional piece of land in excess of one (1)
1.1.2General Plan (Basic fee + additional amount per piece of land depicted on such plan)
a)          2 to 50 pieces:                                                                                 R1330 / R80
b)         51 to 300 pieces:                                                                             R1765/ R75
c)         301 to 500 pieces                                                                            R4670 / R70
 d) 501 and upwards:R6370 / R90
1.1.3Sectional Plan (Basic fee) (Including a plan of cession of real rights)R480
 Additional fee for each Section, Exclusive Use Area, newly created Servitude or Real Right shown or recorded on such planR70
1.1.4Administration fee for re-submissionR85
 In addition for each: — 
a)Reframed DiagramR210
 Provided that in the case of a servitude diagram, depicting a servitude(s) over bN0 or more pieces of land, an additional fee is payable for each additional piece of land in excess of one (1)R32
b)Reframed General Plan (per sheet and for each erf appearing on the reframed sheet)R640 / R43
c)Reframed Sectional Title Plan (per sheet)R225
 Additional fee for each Section. Exclusive Use Area. newly created Servitude or Real Right shown or recorded on such reframed sheetR32
1.1.5Multimedia I Digital Submissions The printing of any document submitted as required by the Acts or Regulations in support of lodgements referred to in paragraphs 1 , 1.1 — 1.1.4 and necessary for record, examination, or archival purposes, including the preparation of offce copies of diagrams, general plans or sectional plans on any media, shall be consistent with the cost of the specific hardcopy as specified in paragraph 1.7 in addition to the examination fees. 
1.2AMENDMENTS OR ENDORSEMENTS 
 For each amendment or endorsement of a diagram, general plan or sectional plan, in terms of any law.R180
 Provided that If in fre opinion of a Surveyor-Generat, the necessary work is of a complicated nature, the fee prescribed In paragraph 2.2 shall apply. 
 Provided further that this fee shall not cover the certification and supply by a Surveyor-General of copies of such diagrams general plan or sectional plan necessary for registration or any other purposes 
1.3WITHDRAWALS 
 Withdrawing a diagram, general plan or sectional plan, per document.R180
 Provided that, where a large number of documents are to be withdrawn simultaneous work relating to such withdrawals can be done with the consent of the Surveyor-General on a time charge as prescribed in paragraph 2.2 
1.4CERTIFICATION 
Certification of diagrams, general plans or sectional plans, per document Plus the cost of the required number of prints as prescribed in paragraph 1.7.R48
1.5PREPARATION OF CERTIFICATES, REPORTS TO COURT, AFFIDAVITS AND ALPHABETICAL LISTS 
a) Each hour or portion thereof spent on the preparation of a: 
(i) Certificate.R275
(ii) Report to Court or Affidavit.R380
b)A hard copy of an alphabetical list containing the names of townships, agricultural holdings, farms or sectional title schemes, per list.R180
Provided that an additional fee per A4-size page shall be charged for each page of an alphabetical list in excess of 100 A4-size pages.R11
1.6 ACCESS TO INFORMATION 
In terms of section 15(1) of the Promotion of Access to Information Act and the Spatial Data Infrastructure Act – Policy on the Pricing of Spatial Information Products, these standard products and services are available free of charge and only the direct costs of copy and supply, such as transfer medium, printing, paper, ink, postage and packaging are recovered. 
1.7SUPPLY OF SCANNED CADASTRAL DOCUMENTS 
1.7.1 Paper prints 
i. A4 size.R11
ii.  A3 size.R16
iii. A2 size.R21
iv. A1 size.R32
v.  AO size.R42,50
1.7.2Film prints 
i. A2 size. (or portion thereof)R32
ii. Al size.R64
iii.AO size.R106
1.7.3 Client self-downloads from URL: http//csg.dla.gov.za                                  R0
1.7.4Auto Emailer use                                                                                       R0
1.7.5Email supply of scanned cadastre! documents                                             
(excluding bulk extraction addressed in paragraph 2.1)
R0
Provided that the supply, nature, scale and material used for any print will be at the discretion of the Chief Surveyor-General or a Surveyor-General as the case may be
1.8DIGITAL CADASTRAL AND RELATED INFORMATION
1.8.1 Digital cadastral spatial database (where available as a standard product)
i)                Copy of national cadastral spatial database supplied In shape file format only R0.00
ii)              Copy of any provincial cadastral spatial database supplied in  shape file format onlyR0.00  
2. NON-STANDARD PRODUCTS
Note that the prescribed fees do not include packaging and postage. The fee for packaging and delivery services will be in line with SA Postal services
2.1BULK EXTRACTIONS FROM THE DATABASES, DATA MANIPULATION OR PROCESSING
2.1.1For each half-hour or portion thereof spent on the extraction of    R185 the information and/or data manipulation (Computer processing time will not be considered)                                               R185
2.1.2Prints of cadastral spatial data (Al and larger paper sizes)
a)Per print. Printing fee prescribed in paragraph 1.7 plus extraction and/or manipulation fee prescribed in paragraph 2.1.1 for each half-hour or portion thereof spent
The above fee will apply to prepare the digital information in a format other than the format in which information is captured, provided that the required format Is supported by the software in use and subject to the discretion of the Chief Surveyor-General or Surveyor-General, as the case may be.
2.1.3Compact disk (if not supplied by clients)                                                      R24,50
2.2MISCELLANEOUS
The charge per hour or portion thereof for any work or services not specified elsewhere in this scale of fees. R370
2.3PACKAGING AND POSTAGE
 The fee for packaging and services will be in line with the SA Postal Services fees. No Packaging and delivery fee if the required digital information is dispatched via e-mail.
B.THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF DIRECTOR: NATIONAL GEO-SPATIAL INFORMATION
 Note that fees prescribed do not include packaging and postage. The fee for packaging and postage Is reviewed from time to time in line with the SA Postal Services fees and published on the Chief Directorate; National Geo-spatial Information website: http://www.ngi.gov.za for easy reference.
3.STANDARD PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 
3.1MAPS OF THE NATIONAL SERIES 
3.1.1Maps of the 1:10 000 Orthophoto: 
 a)Paper printR23 per map
 b)Black and white orthophotos HP coated paperR26 per map
3.1.21:50 000 topographical, South AfricaR25,50 per map
3.1.31:250 000 topo-cadastral, South AfricaR25,50 per map
3.1.41:500 000 topo-admin editionR25,50 per map
3.2OTHER MAPS 
3.2.1Aeronautical edition (ICAO symbols)R25,50 per map
3.2.21:1 000 000 world aeronautical chart (ICAO)R25,50 per map
32.31:1 100 000 South AfricaR98 per map
3.2.41: 2 000 000 South Africa (2015 edition)R28 per map
3.2.51 :250 000 topographical (Southern Africa)R28 per map
32.6Provincial Map (various scales), South AfricaR25,50 per map
32.7Maps of the Regional Series          (various scales)R25,50 per map
3.3AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY – AND IMAGERY RELATED PRODUCTS
Availability is subject to the following condition: Research and/or preparation requirements for aerial photography products or imagery will be free for the first hour, thereafter an hourly rate in terms of paragraph 35 will apply to research and preparation of the information.
 
3.3.1Prints produced from Aerial Imagery products: 
Prints on HP coated satin photo paper not exceeding:
a)125mmx 250 mm per sheetR12
b)250mm x 250mm per sheetR17
c)450mm x 500mm per sheet  R36
d)700mm.x 900mm per sheetR87
e)900mm x 1000mm per sheet       R115
3.3.2 Flight Plans
a)          Paper copy                                                                                            R23
3.4PRODUCTS OF THE NATIONAL CONTROL SURVEY SYSTEM
3.4.1 Coordinates and/or heights of trigonometrical stations, town survey marks and benchmarks:
a)Output in digital format, also available on internet, per point                      R0
b)Plans of the national control survey network per paper print for every half square metre or portion thereof:
i) Trigonometrical stations, town survey marks or benchmarks             R22
ii) Reconnaissance reports or locality reports                                     R9
Note 1: The Chief Director: National Geo-spatial Information cannot guarantee that any trigonometrical station. town survey mark or benchmark for which data have been supplied has not been disturbed or removed.
Note 2: Coordinates based on the Cape Datum (Modified Clarke 1880) are no longer kept up to date and may not represent tie current position of trigonometrical beacons and town survey marks.
3.4.2TrigNet (GPS) Data
a) Post Processing only
i) Standard suit of products available for download directly via http or ftp server (internet).                                                                                     R0.00
ii) Non-standard products Charged at the standard hourly rate for preparation and dispatch (Refer to paragraph 4.5.a)
b)Real time differential and kinematic GNSS services  (Disseminated as live data streams via Networked Transport of RTCM via Internet Protocol (NTRIP))R0.00
3.5DIGITAL SPATIAL INFORMATION
Digital data is available, only cost to be paid is the medium onto which the data is written.
 
3.5.1topographical and related information 
 a)Off-the-shelf products (listed digital spatial information available as a standard product) Only cost to be paid is the medium onto which the data is written. 
 i)        High resolution elevation data available as a 25 metre grid in tort’ and shapefile formatR0.00
 High resolution topographic information, all features, supplied as provincial file-geodatabases or GML.R0.00
 ill) 1:50 000 map series and 1:250 000 map series, supplied in jpeg formatR0.00
 iv)      Contours, where available, supplied in shape file format only.R0.00
 v)       Ortho-rectified image, panchromatic or colour, per image, where availableR0.00
 vi) Low resolution aerial photographic imagery, panchromatic or colour where available supplied in jpeg format.
b)Digital information not contained in the off-the-shelf and/or required in any other format
Charged at the standard hourly rate for preparation and dispatch (Refer to paragraph 4.5.a))
R0.00
4NON-STANDARD PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 
4.1NON-STANDARD PRODUCTS 
4.1.1Prints on paper, per sheet: 
a) A4 sizeR11
 b)A3 sizeR16
4.1.2Colour grid index guide (includes 1 000 and 1:250 000 map series) 
 a)Paper copyR21
 b)Digital (Jpeg file format) Only cost to be paid is the medium onto which the data Is written.R0
4.1.3Previous edition maps 
 a)Paper copiesR25,50
 b)Digital copies (Jpeg file format)
Only cost to be paid is the medium onto which the data is written.
R0
 Provided that the supply, nature, scale and material used for any print shall be at the discretion of the Chief Director: National Geospatial Information. 
4.2MOSAICS OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY (DIGITAL PROCESS) 
 In addition to the cost of the output medium. which shall be according to fees under Standard Producb paragraph 3.3. the cost of producing each mosaic from 
 a) 2 unrectified aerial photographs/imagesR370
 b)Thereafter for each additional aerial photograph/image, addR16
 Provided that the supply and nature of mosaics shall be at the discretion of the Chief Director: National Geo-spatial Information. 
4.3SCANNING OF HISTORICAL AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY 
4.3.11-20 scans at 1200 dots per inchR0.00
4.3.2Prioritisation of scans at a rate of 4 per hourR370
4.4LAMINATION SERVICES 
4.4.1At 75 micron thickness, per square metre or portion thereofR32
4.5SPECIALISED SERVICES 
 For any work or service not specified elsewhere In this scale of fees, the charge shall be on a time basis per hour or portion thereof, provided that searches in the office shall be made subject to such conditions as the Chief Director: National Geo-spatial Information may from time to time determine. Requests for customized products or services shall be dealt with on a quotation basis, including but not limited to MapAware workshops and the production of specialized ma as follows: 
 a) Customised mapping services. professional advisory services: per hour or portion thereofR370
4.6DIGITAL DATA IN NON-SPECIFIED FORMATS 
4.6.1For each hour or portion thereof spent on the extraction of digital products into non-specified formats. which are indicated belowR370
 Provided that the Chief Director: National Geospatial Information is able to support the exchange format, the digital information could be supplied in one of the following file formats: Topographical Vector data: Map Infor (.mif), Microstation (.dgn), Autocad (.dwg) and (.dxO, Topographical Raster data: TIFF. 
4.6.2RSA Geographical NamesR0.00
 Both gazette and non-gaætte names are available from the Integrated topographical information system (iTlS). Queries may be         to the South African Geographical Names Committee (SAGNC) @ http://sagna.dac.gov.za 
4.6.3Software 
 Note: Software is prepacked on server, only cost to be recovered is medium onto which data is written. 
a) Transformation software WGSTRN ver 2.12 plus
Transformation parameters covering RSA
i) Transform between Cape Datum and Hartebeesthoek94 or vice versa
ii) Transformation parameters covering RSA
R53
b) Conversion GEOTRAN98
i) To convert Y X coordinates to geographical coordinates (phi)(Lamba) and vice versa
To convert LITM to geographical coordinates
R53
c)Geoid Interpolation software
To interpolate geoidal heights from SA Geoid models.
R53
4.6.4Digital coastline high resolution of RSAR53
 Note: Digital data is prepacked on server, cost to be recovered is medium onto which data is written, 
4.7PACKAGING, POSTAGE AND COST OF TRANSFER MEDIA 
4.7.1Courier to collect from Chief Directorate: National Geospatial Information counter, other than SA Postal Services To be arranged and paid for by the client 
4.7.2PACKAGING 
 a)Packaging tubeR17
 b)Packaging boxR17
4.7.3TRANSFER MEDIA 
 a)CDR24,50
 b)DVDR24,50

MR M RAMASODI
DIRECTOR-GENERAL: AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
DATE: 2022-04-25

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