What are the commonly used terms?
Amalgamation: means consolidation/combining of two or more parcels of land into one, and may include the creation of a public access road, usually via a scheme plan;
User: means a series of operations on land, carried out by humans, with the intention to obtain products and/or benefits through using land resources. For example, Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Educational, and Recreational. Other special users include Hospitals, Hotels, Petrol Service Station (PSS), and Cemetery;
Change of User: means an application to change the initial/existing user to a proposed new use;
Extension of User the expansion to the limitation of rights on a parcel of land to allow the proprietor to use the said parcel for additional purposes;
Lease: the grant, with or without consideration, by the proprietor of land of the right to the exclusive possession of his or her land, and includes the right so granted and the instrument granting it, and also includes a sublease but does not include an agreement for lease;
Lessor: means a person who leases or lets a property to another; either the National Government, County Government or a proprietor;
Lessee: means the tenant of the lessor for a specified term under clearly set out conditions.
Extension of Lease: means legal agreement that extends the term of an existing lease before the term expires, outlining the need to continue using the property for another term.
Lease Processing: means the preparation of a legal document outlining the terms and conditions of the agreement between the lessor and the lessee.
Renewal of lease: means an application for another term once the existing term has expired.
Subdivision: means the division of one parcel of land into two or more parcels, and may include the creation of private or public roads.