About Us

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The Lands and Survey Department, which falls under the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing and the Environment, is the national mapping agency and also functions as the principal department for land information management in Montserrat. Because of its responsibility for managing the core land records on which all other land information systems are based, the department plays a key role in the effective management and use of land in Montserrat. Structured into two functional areas consisting of the Land Registry and the Survey Section, the Department operates under a good legislative framework with responsibility for administering the Registered Land Act, the Land Survey Act and Survey Regulations and the Landholding Act.

Vision Statement

We view ourselves as “the national mapping agency” with the capacity to deliver high quality survey, mapping and land registration services to Government of Montserrat (GOM) and the general public.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide efficient and effective land surveying and Mapping services, and effective maintenance of the land registration system in support of all land transactions in Montserrat to all stakeholders.

Core Values

Guided by the principles enshrined in the core values of Integrity, accountability, transparency, respect and equity, staff of the Lands and Survey Department aims to provide high quality services to the Government of Montserrat and to the general public..