Tag: Lands and Survey Department

How do you find out if a road is private?

How do you find out if a road is private?

| 09/05/2019 | 9 Comments

The road down at the end of my street is in terrible shape. My neighbour tells me there’s no point complaining to the NRA about it because it’s not a “government road”. Apparently, there are roads which are government roads, which government should maintain, and quite a few other roads which are considered private roads, […]

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Mapping rights of way in Cayman

Mapping rights of way in Cayman

| 24/09/2018 | 0 Comments

Could you please tell me where we can get a copy of the public access/rights of way for the entire island of Grand Cayman? Where do we find these?

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Wants to buy new seabed maps

Wants to buy new seabed maps

| 10/09/2018 | 2 Comments

Will the public be able to purchase the new seabed maps recently put out by the UK?  If so, how much will they cost and where will they be available? Auntie’s answer: While the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has given new information on the seabed to the Lands and Survey Department (see New seabed map […]

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Puzzled over road markings

Puzzled over road markings

| 31/05/2017 | 5 Comments

What’s up with the mysterious white and black crosses being painted on West Bay Road and elsewhere? Auntie’s answer: The mystery has been solved thanks to the Lands and Survey Department. The markings you see on the roads are part of an upcoming aerial photography project. The crosses have been painted throughout all three islands […]

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How is stamp duty assessed on inherited property?

How is stamp duty assessed on inherited property?

| 19/04/2017 | 9 Comments

I am leaving my house to my children in my will. When I die, will they have to pay stamp duty on their inheritance? If so, how would government work out what that is?  Auntie’s answer: Finally, I am able to tell someone that the government will not take a fee for something. Yes, that’s […]

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Lands and Survey officer named employee of the year

Lands and Survey officer named employee of the year

| 21/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Philbert McFarlane, from the Lands and Survey Department, has won the Deputy Governor’s Award 2015-2016, selected from the 12 finalists who took home the individual Employee of the Month honours over the year. Governor Helen Kilpatrick and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson hosted the award ceremony, which was held 16 November at Government […]

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