Understanding Legal Descriptions

What is a legal description exactly?
“A written land description
which delineates a specific
piece of real property.


It’s the universal identifier of your property
used by all stakeholders who manage land
and real property:

  • Deed;
  • Parcel Register;
  • Other conveyance documents;
  • Survey Plans;
  • Agreement of Purchase and Sale;
  • Property Tax Assessment.

    PT(S) – Part(s)
    LT – Lot
    BLK – Block
    PL – Plan PCL – Parcel
    SEC – Section
    LT – Lot
    CON – Concession
    RT – Right of Way
    ROW – Right of Way
    S/T – Subject To
    T/W – Together With
    TWP – Township

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