Land Records

About City Survey & Property Registration Card

City Survey Offices and their Jurisdiction

Rates of Measurement

City Survey And Property Registration Card

The City Survey of Mumbai Sub-District has been carried out during the period 1963-67. 

The City Survey Record is prepared for all the villages in Mumbai Sub District. 

The City Survey record for each individual parcel of land has been created and given a 

particular number which is known as City Survey number. A property card for each 

City Survey number is also prepared. The P.R.C. it self contains the following details.

Property Card

 

 

Village

Taluka

District Mumbai Suburban District

CTS No..

Area

Tenure

Particulars of assessment or rent paid to Government and when due for revision

 

 

 

 

 

Easements:-

Holder in origin of the title (so far as traced)

Lessee--

Other encumbrances

Other remarks

Date

Transaction

Volume No.

New Holder (H)

Lessee (L) or

Encumbrances (E)

Attestation

1

2

3

4

5

 

 

 

 

 

The names of the Holders are only incorporated if the property is non-agricultural. If the property is 

agricultural, only tenure is mentioned as agricultural in P.R.C. When the property is converted to N.A. 

and after producing necessary documents by the applicant name of the holder is incorporated in the 

P.R.card after N.A. measurement and following due procedure. The maps of City Survey are 

prepared  in 1:500 scale.

City Survey Offices and their Jurisdiction:-

In Mumbai Suburban District, there are three Talukas viz. Kurla, Andheri, Borivali and 
86 village . City Survey of these are done by 10 city survey offices. The Jurisdiction of 
Each City Survey Office is given below:

Taluka Kurla      

CTSO Mulund

CTSO Ghatkopar

CTSO Chembur

CTSO Kurla

Kopari

Asalpha

Anik

Kurla

Kanjur

Kirol

Chembur

Mohili

Tirandaj

Ghatkopar

Turbhe

Saki

Nahur

Ghatkopar- Kirol

Borla

Pawai

Chandivali

Mankhurd

Paspoli

Tungao

Maravali

Bhandup

Deonar

Mandale

Mulund

Vikroli

Vadhavali

  Hariyali Mahul
Taluka Andheri

CTSO Andheri

CTSO Bandra

CTSO Vile-Parle

Andheri

Bandra

Vile-Parle

Ismalia

Parighakhar

Gundavali

Ambivali

Kole-Kalyan

Kondivata

Bandivali   Bapnala
Madh   Chakala
Majas   Juhu
Mogara   Bramhanwada
Versova   Parjapur
Oshivara   Marol
    Mulgaon
    Vyarvali
    Sahar

Taluka Borivali

CTSO Borivali

CTSO Goregaon

CTSO Malad

Borivali

Aksa

Aarey

Kandivali

Akurli

Kurar

Eksar

Erangal

Clerabad

Dahisar

Daravali

Goregaon

Gorai

Pahari-Eksar

Gundgaon

Manori

Pahari-Goregaon

Chichavali

Magathane

Poisar

Tulsi

Mandpeshvar

Malavani

Dindoshi

Shimpoli

Marve

Sai

Charkop

Valanai

Malad

Kanheri

Wadhavan

Along with the above CTSO’s there is an independent Office of the Taluka Inspector of Land 
Records, Mumbai Suburban District. The Suptd. of Land Records is the controlling authority of 
all the CTSO’s & the T.I.L.R. The Land Records Directory  contains  names of officers, designations ,  addresses& phone nos.

Procedure & Functions:-

Superintendent of Land Record:-

The Superintendent of Land Record is the controlling authority of all City Survey Offices. 
The Superintendent of Land Record Office carry out following functions:-

1. Administrative/Executive  
2. Legal
3. Technical

1) Administrative/Executive:-

a) Supervisory and controlling authority of all City Survey Officers.
b) The Superitentadent of Land Records is an adviser to the Collector in all
matters connected with land records, measurement work & the Maintenance
of record of rights.
c) Co-ordinating authority between the Collector/ Dy. Director & CTSO’s.

2) Legal:-

The Superitentadent of Land Records is a Quasi-Judicial authority. He admits appeals
against the orders passed by the Sub-ordinate Officers i.e. CTSO & conduct the hearing
under section 247 of MLRC 1966. He also grants permission to the CTSOs under section
258 for review & make revision & their orders under section 257.

3) Technical: -

Proposals pertaining to boundary correction, area correction etc., are being submitted to 
the collector with his due advisory remarks. Also he issue certified copies of property card -
Area in words as per the applicant’s application by verification of the original records. 
Also he directs  the City Survey Officers to issue copies of original records such as 
inquiry register, original sheets, on the application of the applicant.

City Survey Officer :

There are Ten City Survey Officers in Mumbai Suburban District. They have to perform the following functions in their respective jurisdiction.

 Administrative/Executive Technical/legal

1) Administrative/Executive:- 

City Survey Officer is the Head of Office & D.D.O. 
He has to perform day-to-day establishment work, draw pay & allowance of staff, 
and implement all the orders passed by higher authorities viz. The Collector & 
The Superitentadent of Land Record

2) Technical/legal: -
a) Maintenance of land records & record of rights
b) Carry out different types of measurement work.
c) Transfer of ownership rights.
d) Issue certified copies of public documents of land records.
e) Implementation of town planning scheme.
f) Detection of encroachments on Govt. Land.
g) Detection of change of use & unauthorized N.A. use.
h) Updating of V.F.II.
i) By way of review with the assistance of Maintenance Surveyor has to  inspect the properties & update the record by recording the changes in map.   (Sub-division, Road Widening, New Buildings, Utility Services.)
j) Submits the report relating to any land matter, (Govt. Land / Pvt. Land)  as required by higher authorities.

Issue of certified copies of Land Records :
Certified copies of PRC, City Survey Map, Sheet, Abstract enquiry register, Orders etc., are issued by the signature of concern City Survey Officer on the application  made by the applicant & after depositing prescribed coping charges.

Procedure: -
The applicants have to make an application in prescribed form & have to affix Rs.5/- Court Fee Stamp on the application Form. He should mention details such as Name of Village, CTS No. & Name of the required document. He may submit a manuscript or typed application in the following form.

Specimen Format of Application 

For
Office  Use

To

The City Survey Officer ................

Name of applicant: -............................................

Full Address: -....................................................

..........................................................................

Sub:- Issue of certified copy of .................................................

Sir,

I the undersigned request you & humbly submit that issue me certified copies of 

Village .................. Taluka.................District...................... Details of required 

document is as below

Sr. No.

Particular

CTS No.

No. of copies

Remarks

1

2

3

4

Property Card

Map

Order No. & dtd.......

Other

     

The above said copies requires for my personal/ Private / Govt/ Court/BMC purpose. 

I am ready to pay the necessary government copying charges. Please issue me the copy at the earliest.

                                                                                                                Yours Faithfully

 

                                                                                                        (Signature of the Applicant)

The Rate of copying Charges are as below:-

                                                                                            Copying charges Stationery charges

1) Each entry of property card .........................Rs.2/- 

                        For Computer printouts Rs.2/

2) Copy of map of one city survey No...............Rs.15/-  

3) Abstract of Enquiry Registered per page....... Rs.6/-

4) Copy of order per page.................................Rs.2/- 

5) Copy of K.J.P per page.................................Rs.2/-

6) Printed Sheet (As per Size)

a) 38 X 51 Cm to 44.5 X 57.5 cm Rs.148/-

b) 51 X 76 cm to 63 X 102 cm Rs. 183/-

c) 89 X 102 Cm and above Rs.229/-

Procedure regarding issue of certified copies of Area in words by SLR:-

Applicant should mention in the application that he wants the copy of PRC in words & submit
the application to the concerned CTSO Office after paying the necessary copying charges.
 Concerned maintainces surveyors prepare the copies of the property card & submits through 
 a Head clerk or Shirestadar to City Survey Officer for the further detail verification. CTSOs 
 verifies/check the copies of the property card on the strength of original record available in the
 office. Then the City Survey Officer submits application of the applicant along with the original
 survey/land record to the SLR’s Office for final certification. SLR by following due procedure 
 verifies the copies & Certifies the copies. Later on these copies are forwarded to the concerned 
 CTSO Office for final disposal.

MEASUREMENT:-

The measurement of a parcel of land/ Plot is required for confirmation of boundaries, to submit 
the authorize plan to the BMC for building approval/sub-divisional approval, Road widening, 
Acquisition, Different types of reservations for purpose of FSI & TDR, N.A. Measurement etc.
The applicants have to make an application in prescribed form & have to affix Rs.5/- Court Fee 
Stamp on the application Form. He should mention details such as Name of Village, CTS No etc.
 as mentioned in the prescribed format. He Should submit the application along with necessary 
document & have to pay the measurement charges by cash if, the charges are below Rs.3000/-
& by way of Challan if the charges exceeds Rs. 3000/-. The prescribed measurement application 
form is as below.

For Office Use

To

The City Survey Officer ................

1)

Name of the applicant & address

   

2)

Details regarding the land to be Measured

a) Name of the village

 
   

b) Taluka/District

 
   

c) Surevy No./Hissa No.

 
   

d) C.T.S.No./TPS. No/Plot No.

 

3)

Name of the Occupant/Holder

   

4)

If the applicant is not a holder or occupant then his relation with the land

   

5)

Reason of measurements

   

6)

Measurement fee willing to pay

Ord/Urgent/V.Urgent

 
 

Whether fees paid by Challan or Cash?

If yes, Ch.No.

 

7)

The Details regarding the documents attached with the application form

a)7/12 extract/ PRC /Map

b) If sub-division measurement, order of sub-division

c) if N.A. Measurement, N.A order along with approved layout

 

8)

Details regarding disputed portion of the land/boundary to be demark

   

9)

Names & addresses of adjoining Holders

   

PLACE:-

DATE:_

                                                                                                    (Signature of Applicant)

Measurement Charges :-

Measurements charges are prescribed vide Settlement Commissioner & Director of Land Records 
Circular No. LR/227/CR-3926/L-3/2001 Dated 30/10/2001 is as below.

 

Ordinary Measurement

 

A.

Land (Agri, Non Agri. etc.) measurement – except City survey area.

1

Each holders 1st hold Sur.No/Gut No. Or 1st 4 Hissa/Plot but area not exceed 10 Hector are admt.

Rs.500/-

2

Each adjoining extra Sur.No/Gut No. Or each extra area up to 10 Hectors Limit.

Rs.200/-

3

Each Adjoining Hissa or Plot but up to 10 Hector Area Limit.

Rs.100/-

4

Extra Land which not adjoining to each extra sur.No./Gut No. Or Hissa/plot ( upto 10 Hector Area limit)

Rs.500/-

B

Measurment in the City Survey Limit:-

 

1

Agri. Land in City Survey Limit.

(As per below)

2

Non Agri. Land Which in the City Survey Limit also located Gaothan properties. For each property

Rs.1000/-

3

For each extra property

Rs.500/-

4

For each Sub-division or Amalgamation

Rs.500/-

C Urgent and Very Urgent Measurement:-  
  1 Rates of urgent measurement will be double of the ordinary measurement fee.  
2 Rates of the very urgent measurement will be triple of the ordinary measurement fee.  
Revisit Fee:-  
  If Measurement has been postponed as per the request of applicants. For each Re-visit -50% amount of the measurement charges paid at the time of submission of the application.  
E-  Superior Test (Nimtana Measurement):-  
  1) Rates of the Superior test will be the triple of mention rates mentioned in para A & B  
  2) The rates of Nimtana measurement to be carried out by Superintendent of Land Records against the Nimtana held by TILR/CTSO are 5 times of the rates mentioned in para A & B The Nimtana measurement held by SLR is the Final Superior Test or Measurement.  
F-  Court Commission/Court Watap Cases.:-  
  Measurement fees for these types of cases will be as per urgent measurement fee.  
G- Land Acquisition:-  
  Measurement fees for these types of cases will be as per urgent measurement fee.  
  Time Limit:-  
  The time limit for boundary fixation cases is as follows.  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Type of the Measurement

Time Limit

1

Ordinary

6 Months

2

Urgent

3 Months

3

Very Urgent

2 Month

Procedure:

The individual should inform with the following documents.

1.If changes occur due to transaction as mentioned in the above clause No.1 following document 

When the changes in ownership occurs due to land grant or land acquisition there is no necessity 
of the individual to make an application to make the changes. In other cases to take effect in the 
record of rights individual have to make an application to the City Survey Officer concerned by 
affixing Rs.5/- Court Fee stamp on the application form.

 

CHANGES IN RECORD OF RIGHTS:-

The changes in ownership are made by the City Survey Officer in the Record Of  
Rights if the property's converted to non agricultural. The transfer of ownership occurs
due to following reasons.

1) By Registered sale deed, Gift deed, Lease deed, Mortgage deed, Court/Consent decree,
    Release deed,

2) By way Heir ship

3) By way of Will

4) Land Grant

5) Land Acquisition

The following documents along with the application should be submitted.

1.1 Certified copy of concerned registered deed

1.2 Original Index II copy of the concerned registered deed.

1.3 Certified copy of PRC issued within the period of 3 months.

2. If changes occur due to transaction as mentioned in the above clause No.2 following document 
    along with the application should be submitted.

2.1 Original death certificate of the deceased person issued by the competent authority.

2.2 Affidavit cum Indemnity Bond of the applicant on Rs.100/- stamp paper stating the details of heirs 
of the deceased person.

2.3 Certified copy of PRC issued within the period of 3 months

3. If deceased person had made a will of his self acquired property during his lifetime & the changes  
in record of rights are to be made as per the will, then probate is necessary in Mumbai Metropolitan 
city. (Provision as per Indian Succession Act U/s. 213) The applicant along with the probate should 
submit the document mentioned above in para 2.1 to 2.3.

After the receipt of the application, the concerned applicant is called for verification of the documents. 
After verifying the documents if the application is found complete in all respect, notices of changes in 
record of rights (Ferfar/Mutation) under section 150 (2) of MLRC 1966 are served to the interested 
parties for clarification of the doubts/objections if any, If no objections are received within the 15 days mandatory period the mutation entry is certified by the city survey officer.

In case somebody has raised objection regarding the mutation entry the objection is registered in the 
disputed mutation entry register & later on calls all the concerns for recording their say & takes decision accordingly.

4. If the applicant is not satisfied with the decision of CTSO. Then he can submit the appeal before superintendent of land records.

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