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Survey Topography Plans in Greece: A Comprehensive Overview

Planning to conduct any kind of property sale, construction, or development project in Greece? 

The First thing that you need is the survey topography plan. Otherwise called as land plan, or simply topography.

In this article, we will provide you with a detailed overview of survey topography plans in Greece. 

Find out what they are, why they are important, and how to obtain them.


What are Survey Topography Plans?

Survey topography plans is a diagrammatic representation of an area of land. 

It shows your property size, shape, boundaries, neighboring properties, location, orientation and Boundary Line GPS coordinates.

They are mainly used to identify the exact boundaries and dimensions of the land, which are important for legal purposes.

Why are Survey Topography Plans Important?

There are several reasons why survey topography plans are important for any construction or development project on Samos, Greece. 

Firstly, they can help to identify potential obstacles that may impact the construction project, allowing developers to take appropriate measures to mitigate these risks. 

Secondly, they can help to ensure that any development project is in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Finally, they can help to ensure that the project is financially viable, by providing accurate information on the dimensions and topography of the land.

How to Obtain Survey Topography Plans in Samos Greece

In order to obtain survey topography plans in Samos Greece, you have to look no further that Samos Housing.  

We have a team of professional surveyor and engineers. 

We conduct a detailed survey of the land, using specialized equipment to measure the topography, contours, and other important features of the land. 

It is important to note that the process of obtaining survey topography plans on Samos can be complex and time-consuming, particularly if you are not familiar with the local regulations and requirements. 

Therefore, it is recommended that you choose an experienced professional like Samos Housing.


Survey Topography Plans

The need for a topography plan on ALL Real Estate Paperwork in Greece


Please Note: A modern survey plan with GPS coordinates is essential and mandatory for any sale of property in Greece.

Together with the electronic building ID from April 2022 it is mandatory to have those documents in order to sell a property anywhere in Greece

We produce detailed survey plans on Samos. 

We also produce upon request survey and heights contour plans of your property.

In addition, we also explain in detail what your options are in terms of management of the property, expansion and renovation with appropriate building construction permits.

Survey Topography Plans are essential to every property. 

This is where everything begins in terms of buying a plot of land or find out the construction options a property has.

Furthermore, the new surveying plan with EGSA 87 (Greek GPS Coordinate System) in the lack of land registry cadastre still in many areas of Samos, secures your property by pinpointing the location, terrain condition, showing the neighboring properties, any distinctive land features.

It also reveals any positive or negative characteristics. 

For example neighboring properties, forest areas, water streams, and other possible features that affect the building capability of your land.

Moreover, The surveying topography plan is the first step of finding out what kind of construction project you can meterialise on your property

Furthermore, Survey plan is the first piece of planning you ask to examine when you are interested to buy a property.

We produce detailed Surveying topography plans of properties on the island using the latest technology.

Theodolites and electronic GPS mapping systems according to the Greek GPS System EGSA 87

Plans of plots and buildings with GPS coordinates specific for all the necessary land claims and sales according to the specifications of the ministry of Environment

Prices start from 250€ plus VAT for small, easy access plots

Survey Plans

Survey Topography with gps COORDINATES

Building Inspection

We conduct engineering building inspections for Residential and commercial properties

Already found a Property to buy and want an Engineering report and Inspection?

We perform an on site visit to the property you wish to buy and examine all essential aspects, structural adequacy, humidity issues, mold, roofing issues, building and plot legitimacy, expansion, maintenance and reconstruction advise.

Prices start from 350€ plus VAT

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Electronic Building ID
What is an Electronic building id?

From April 2022 it is mandatory any new buildings or buildings for sale to have an Electronic Building ID.

 Electronic Building ID is a thorough report yjat contains examination and Legality inspection of your property.

It contains all the history record of the property, the planning, the permits, the Deeds and is accompanied by a thorough on site inspection and a cross reference of the plans with the actual condition. 

Since 2022 It is a pre-requisite on selling a property in Greece, either land or building or both.

Prices start from 500€ plus VAT for buildings plus a 20€ government fee.


If you own a property on Samos (land, house or both) you need to register your property to the Greek CADASTRE.

NAtional Cadastre still accepts registrations.

We advise our Customers that haven’t yet registered their properties to the cadaster to do that As Soon As Possible

WE can handle your property to be registered safely and correctly to the national Cadastre System.

Cadstre Steps:

  • First you locate the exact boundaries of your property
  • Then if you have a surveying plan without gps coordinates, (older than 2012) you will need a new survey plan from our office.
  • Then we follow the procedure for you – ask us about the costs involved (depending on the amount of work involved)

What are the necessary documents required from you:

  • The latest deed of your property
  • The building permit of your property (if there is a building)
  • The existing (old) surveying plan

It is ESSENTIAL that you or a relative know the exact boundaries of your property.

What is the Greek Cadastre?

The Greek Cadastre is a comprehensive and official land registry system in Greece that records the legal, technical, and administrative information about all the real estate properties within the country’s borders. 

Furthermore, The cadastre was first developed in the early 19th century, but a modern digital version started to develop in the late 1990s to replace the outdated paper-based system.

The Greek Cadastre aims to provide accurate and transparent information on land ownership, boundaries, rights, and restrictions, which helps to facilitate property transactions, urban planning, taxation, and other legal and administrative processes. 

The cadastre is managed by the Hellenic Cadastre, which is a public organization under the supervision of the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy. 

On Samos Island, All Properties are required to be Registered on the Cadastre Land Registry System

On the Island, it is expected that the Registry System will be completed in the next few years until 2028, with Samos Town and Surrounding Areas already Completed since 2016. Purchasing Properties on the Completed Cadastre Areas provides security on the boundaries of the property especially on rural areas.


Samos Cadastre Land Registry System
Samos Cadastre Land Registry System | Completed Areas Yellow Boundary

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