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Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- Oregon, Multipurpose cadastres -- Technological innovations, Multipurpose cadastres -- Data processing

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25 pages


This paper summarizes a discussion of some of the technical issues which appeared in a report prepared during January-July 1985, by a team of researchers from State University's Center for Urban Studies under a contract for the Department of Assessment and Taxation of Multnomah County, Oregon. The complete report also covered user needs as identified through a series of interviews of agencies making use of assessor maps.

At some time in the next two or three years, Multnomah County will be eligible for assistance from the Oregon State Department of Revenue (DOR) in reconstructing its cadastral mapping system. Both the county and the DOR are vitally interested in upgrading their respective capabilities for handling cadastral data. First, though, it will be necessary to thoroughly understand just what is involved in developing and maintaining cadastral maps, and whether the multipurpose cadastre, or a broader land information system, is warranted at this time. The research, and resulting report, are a first step in that process of gaining understanding.


Catalog Number SR005.

A product of the Center for Urban Studies, Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University.

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