Quick and Easy Guide to Reading a Plat Map for Real Estate

by Arnie Levine on August 6, 2009

in Real Estate news

Note: A Tax Assessor's Map is not filed with the official County records. An Assessor's Map is based upon tract maps that are filed with the local County records. The Assessor map always includes reference information to find the tract maps that have been filed at the County.

Assessor's book number

Assessor's page number

Approximate lot dimensions in feet

Tax Parcel Line (dotted line)

Lot line (solid line)

Tie line may indicate that 2 or more record lots, or partitions of record lots, are assessed as one assessor's parcel

Ditto mark indicates lot dimensions are equal to adjoining lot

Parcel number assigned to the specific lot(s)

Recorded lot number

Compass indicator

Recorded tract number

Abbreviated tract map filing reference

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