Q1. What is a Property Card?

Ans: A property card provides information about the ownership of a property and history of holdings of a land located in urban area. If you are planning to buy a land in urban area, it is essential that you check the property card of the seller and ensure his/her ownership of the land. Even if you are planning to buy a flat, you may want to check the ownership of the land on which the apartment is being constructed. This will help you avoid any hassle in future. Most of the developers, local governing bodies and investors seek property card of the owner before closing a deal. This document is also used in court litigations related to land within city limits.

Q2. Details included in Property Card?

Ans. The Property Card contains almost all the information about a Property such as the:

  • Name of the land owner
  • Survey number of the land
  • Area of the land
  • Location
  • Changes in ownership
  • Details of loans taken by the owner from government agencies
  • Details of pending litigations, if any.
  • Details of tax levied on the land. This includes paid and unpaid taxes.


Q3. What are the uses of Property Card?


  • Evidence of the land ownership. In urban area, this card is used to check the ownership of a particular property.
  • Details of past transactions and disputes (if any) .


Q4. How to obtain Property Card?

Ans. Property owners are required to approach the City Survey office to get the property card for their properties. However, in recent times the government has made it possible to get property cards with a single click of the mouse. Property cards for all land properties are available online. This enables property owners to avoid the time consuming process of applying through city survey office.


Q5. What is the difference between the  7/12 extract and property card?

Ans:  In Maharashtra State Property Card is for Urban Area and 7/12 utara for land in rural area. Both are title cards city survey for residential property and 7/12 for agricultural lands. The 7/12 extract is a record of a land property in a rural area, ownership of the property and type and purpose of the land. This mainly deals with areas that are outside city limits. Property cards contain information about a specific property in urban area and its ownership. Making land records available online will help reduce fraudulent activities, settle ownership or other land related disputes and maintain an updated public record.

7/12 extracts for the entire state of Maharashtra were made available online in 2006. Computerizing property cards and making it available online for all the districts in Maharashtra is still in progress and is estimated to cost around Rs. 25 crores. This project includes computerizing all 7/12 extracts and property cards in 358 taluks of 35 districts and training government officials on hardware, software, data entry, verification and validation of records.

This project is expected to be completed in 2015 and will enable you to obtain land related records and update land related documents from the comfort of your desk. Though this is a welcome move by the government that enables transparency and reduces time wasted on official processes, implementing the project across the state, mainly in rural areas, and training users and employees on the system will be a huge challenge.


Q8. What is City Survey & Property Registration Card?

Ans. The City Survey of Mumbai Suburban District has been carried out  during the period 1963-67.

The City Survey  Record is prepared for all the villages in Mumbai suburban District.

The City Survey Record for each individual parcel of land has been created and given in particular number.

A property card for each City Survey Number is also prepared.


Q9. What does Property Registration Card contains?

Ans. The Property Registration Card contains the following details:


Property Card
 Village    Taluka    District Mumbai Suburban District
 CTS No..  Area  Tenure  Particulars of assessment or rent paid to Government and when due for revision
 Holder in origin of the title (so far as traced)
 Other encumbrances
 Other remarks
Date Transaction Volume No. New Holder (H)
Lessee (L) or
Encumbrances (E)
1 2 3 4 5

The names of the Holders are only incorporated if the property is non-agricultural. If the property is agricultural, only tenure is mentioned as agricultural in P.R.C. When the property is converted in N.A. the holder name can be incorporated in the P.R. Card after producing necessary documents by the Applicant .


Q10. How many City Survey Offices In Mumbai Suburban from where property card can be obtained?

Ans: In Mumbai Suburban District there are three Talukas viz Kurla, Andheri and Borivali, consisting  of total 86 villages. City Survey of these 86 villages were done by 10 City Survey Offices.

Q11. What is the Jurisdiction of each city survey office where property card can be obtained?

Ans: The Jurisdiction of Each City Survey Office is as given below:

Taluka Kurla
CTSO Mulund CTSO Ghatkopar CTSO Chembur CTSO Kurla
Kopari Asalpha Anik Kurla
Kanjur Kirol Chembur Mohili
Tirandaj Ghatkopar Turbhe Saki
Nahur Ghatkopar-Kirol Borla  
Pawai Chandivali Mankhurd  
Paspoli Tungao Maravali  
Bhandup Deonar Mandale  
Mulund Vikroli Vadhavali  
  Hariyali Mahul  


Taluka Andheri
CTSO Andheri CTSO Bandra CTSO Vile-Parle
Andheri Bandra Vile-Parle
Ismalia Parighakhar Gundavali
Ambivali Kole-Kalyan Kondivata
Bandivali   Bapnala
Madh   Chakala
Majas   Juhu
Mogara   Bramhanwada
Versova   Parjapur
Oshivara   Marol


Taluka Borivali
CTSO Borivali CTSO Goregaon CTSO Malad
Borivali Aksa Aarey
Kandivali Akurli Kurar
Eksar Erangal Klerabad
Dahisar Daravali Goregaon
Gorai Pahari-Eksar Gundgaon
Manori Pahari-Goregaon Chichavali
Magathane Poisar Tulsi
Mandpeshvar Malavani Dindoshi
Shimpoli Marve Sai
Charkop Valanai Malad
Kanheri Wadhavan  

Along with the above CTSO’s there is an independent Office of the Taluka Inspector of Land Records, Mumbai Suburban District. The Superintendent of Land Records is the controlling authority of all the CTSO’s and the Taluka Inspector of Land Records.




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RULES, 1969


Property card – The final results of the enquiry shall be recorded for each parcel of land separately in a card in Form ‘D’ to be called the ‘Property Card’


Survey fees :
– (1) The survey fees payable under Section 127 shall ordinarily be so fixed by the Collector that the total sum payable in respect of the site under survey shall cover the cost of the survey and preparation of the Property Card thereof.
  (2) In fixing the fees for each building site or any portion thereof held separately, the Collector shall have regard to the provision of sub-rule (1) and to the position, value and area of such building site or portion thereof.



Maharashtra Land Revenue Record of Rights and Registeres (Preparations and Maintaince) Rules, 1971


Form of record of rights and register of mutations-

In areas surveyed under Section 126, a record rights and register of mutations shall be prepared in the form of “Property Card” prescribed by Rule 7 of the Maharashtra Land Revenue (Village, Town and City Survey) Rules, 1969 and maintained as provided in Rules 21 to 28.


Entries in register of mutations:-

The reports and intimations of acquisition or transfer received by the Talathi under sub-section (1) of Section 150 shall be entered by him in the Property Card.


Notice of mutation:-

As soon as a mutation is entered in the Property Card under Rule 23, the Talathi shall post up a complete copy of the entry in the Village Chavdi or where there is no Chavdi in a conspicuous place in the Village, Town or City. He shall also simultaneously give notice in Form IX to all persons appearing from the Property Card to be interested in the mutation and to any other person whom he has reason to believe to be interested therein, requiring them to send their objections, if any, to the entry either orally or in writing within fifteen days from the date of receipt of such notice.





Disposal of disputes and certification:-

The disputes entered in the register of disputed cases shall be decided and the mutations in the Property Card certified by a revenue or survey officer not below the rank of an Aval Karkun in the manner provided in Rule 17.


Transfer of existing record of rights to Property Card:-

The existing record of rights referred to in Section 159 of such villages, towns and cities as may be specified by a revenue or survey officer not below the rank of the Collector in this behalf, shall be transferred to the Property Card in accordance with the provisions of the Code and these rules; and if it has not been so prepared or maintained, cause it to be so prepared and maintained.


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  1. The Sampat’s Law Firm knowledge of Property Card is full of errors. at the beginning no explanation is given as to which Part of the Country the property card pertains. in the middle of the article we are to understand The State of Maharashtra, then further on Mumbai Suburban District for reasons best known to the Sampat’s Law Firm Mumbai City does not exist. what will your readers understand? To Start with it is called a Property Registered CARD

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