Swiss cadastral system

The Swiss cadastral system comprises the cadastral surveying, the Cadastre of Public-law Restrictions on landownership (PLR-cadastre) and the land register.

Cadastral survey

Cadastral survey

The cadastral survey provides an essential basis for important areas of modern-day life. Responsible for this are the licensed surveyors and their employees.

PLR Cadastre

PLR Cadastre

The PLR Cadastre is a reliable, official system for providing information about the most important public law restrictions on landownership.

Land register

Land register

The land register contains data relating to plots of land, together with their existing private law rights and encumbrances, e.g. easements and mortgages.