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The Download Search Results tool allows land surveyors and their employee delegates to download ParcelMap BC search results.
Download Search Results
Make a selection using the search tools
Click the Download Search Results icon
Enter a File Prefix of up to 15 characters to specify your download. Omit special characters and spaces. This prefix will be used to name the download file.
Click a checkbox to include one or more of the following in the download product. All are selected by default.
- Parcels (Lines and Annotation)
- Parcels (Points)
- Survey Controls (Points)
Select a Coordinate System from the drop-down menu
An estimated file size will be displayed based on your selection
The download consists of a compressed file sent in .zip format. You will need to extract the .zip file first in order to view the contents. If you are using a version of Windows prior to Windows 7 or on a MAC platform, you may need to download an additional application to extract the .zip file.
The CAD download product contains 3 files:
CAD Drawing File (DWG) - This consists of a either a Parcel or Interest line entity type.
Layer Name: PMBC_F_PARCEL_LINE CAD Entity Type: Lines, Arcs, 2-D Polylines Description:
- Reserved for boundaries of the subject parcels of a plan (not including plans of easements, statutory right-of-ways, or other interests or charges)
- Excludes radial, tie lines and lines of historical parcels
Layer Name: PMBC_F_INTEREST_LINE CAD Entity Type: Lines, Arcs, 2-D Polylines Description:
- Reserved for boundaries of the subject parcels of an easement, covenant, lease or statutory right-of-way plan
- Excludes radial, tie lines, ownership parcel lines and lines of historical parcels
Parcel Point Comma Separated File (CSV) - contains the coordinates of the subject parcel vertex points.
Attribute Name Description Point Number Unique ParcelMap BC point identification number Northing Northward-measured distance (y-coordinate) Easting Eastward-measured distance (x-coordinate) Orthometric Height Height above geoid Value will always be set to "0" Description PMBC estimated position accuracy (semi-major axis of error ellipse), at a 95% confidence level with prefix "+/-"
- Survey Data Control Point Comma Separated File (CSV) - All control points shown on the Survey Plan, including Government Control Points (GCMs) listed in MASCOT, vertical benchmarks listed in MASCOT, and geo-referenced points derived by or referenced in the survey. This CSV file will be only available if control monuments were selected during the search.