The Land Registration Act specifies that all new leases over sev n years, or existing leases sold or assigned with seven years left must be registered with Land Registry As a part of the registration a compliant Lease Plan (a detailed plan of the property) must be included.

Land Registry requirements

There are a number of key requirements as specified by the Land Registry. These include:

  • The plan must be drawn to an appropriate metric scale and should display a north point.
  • Dimensions should be in metric units, to two decimal places.
  • The plan must show sufficient detail to enable the land in the lease (including any garage, bin store or garden ground) to be identified on an Ordnance Survey map.
  • The property must be clearly identified by suitable colouring, edging or hatching.
  • Different floor levels must be identified both on the plan and in the verbal description in the lease.
  • The plan must be signed by the landlord.
  • The copy lease must contain an exact copy of the original plan.

All plans are measured in accordance with the RICS code of measurement.

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