Glossary

Valid plan prefixes

Code Type Description
C Community plan A plan of community division, dividing land into lots and common property under the Community Titles Act 1996 SA.
D Deposited plan A plan deposited in the land titles office, including plans of amalgamation and division and plans lodged under the Roads Opening and Closing Act 1991 SA and the Crown Land Management Act 2009 SA. 
F Filed plan A plan filed in the land titles office, for example, a plan for easement purposes.
G GRO plan Old subdivisions lodged in the 1800s over not under Real Property Act 1886 SA land or plans for leasing purposes.
H Hundred plan Plan depicting the original subdivisions of the state.
H Out of hundred plan Plan depicting the original subdivisions of the state not within the hundreds.
R Road plan Plans lodged with the land titles office depicting road openings and closings pursuant to the Roads Opening and Closing Act 1991 SA.
S Strata plan A plan dividing land into units and common property under the Strata Titles Act 1988 SA.
T Town plan Plans depicting the original subdivision of a government town.

Valuation title reference prefixes

Code Type Description
CT Certificate of title* A document or certificate issued pursuant to the Real Property Act 1886 SA, which certifies that the person named as the registered proprietor has title to the land described on the certificate.
CT Community title* A certificate of title for a:

  • community lot
  • community strata lot
  • development lot
  • common property in a community plan.
CL Crown lease* A lease of crown land authorised by statute (for example the Crown Land Management Act 2009 SA). Crown leases are issued in duplicate and are dealt with in a similar way to certificates of title.
CR Crown record A computerised record of unalienated crown land.

* The Certificate of title, Community title and Crown lease can be either manual (paper) or electronic (computerised).

Valuation categories

Type/acronym Description
Capital The value of the land including all improvements permanently attached to the ground (such as buildings and sheds). The capital value is used by rating authorities as the basis for the levying of rates, taxes and other imposts.

Ratings authorities determine this value annually based on the analysis of market evidence.

GRO The General Registry Office:

  • registers or enrols dealings with old system land
  • accepts various plans and written documents concerning land for deposit, for sale and perpetual custody
  • registers miscellaneous other dealings such as bills of sale and stock mortgages.
LTO/LTRO Land titles office or land titles registration office.
Notional The notional value will disregard any potential enhancements to value including existing land divisions. Types of notional value include residential, rural, heritage and native vegetation.
NUA Not under act (NUA) is simply land which was granted by the crown in fee simple by a land grant prior to 2 July 1858 and which has not subsequently been brought under the Real Property Act 1886 SA. Dealings with such land are registered in the GRO.
RPA The Real Property Act (RPA) 1886 SA governs the registration of dealings with land held under the Torrens system.
TATS The Torrens automated title system (TATS) is the system employed in all Australian jurisdictions under which title to land is conferred by the official registration of a dealing in that land.

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