Cadastral Data Standards and Guidelines

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Cadastral Survey program has been assigned the lead responsibility for facilitating the cadastral component of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) (OMB Circular A-16). The NSDI includes the level of cadastral data that is needed to support activities across government and private industry and reduce or eliminate redundant data collection across organizations. The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) (http://www.fgdc.gov) is the organization host for the Subcommittee for Cadastral Data (the Subcommittee)


Standards and Guidelines - These documents are now hosted on the BLM General Land Office (GLO) site. The FGDC Cadastral Data Content Standard and the implementation standards, guidelines, education, and handbooks. Links to metadata and implementation are included on this page.