UNDERSTANDING LAND MEASUREMENTS IN KENYA

UNDERSTANDING LAND MEASUREMENTS IN KENYA

When buying land in Kenya one should be conversant with some technical terms and standards.

If you don’t have experience and knowledge in land matters then, it will be advisable to be assisted by someone like a lawyer.

LAND MEASUREMENT

In Kenya land is measured in hectares, meters or feet.

A PLOT

A plot is a marked out piece of Land for the purpose of building or farming. The word ‘plot’ is an arbitrary term used to describe a land division carved out for property development.

The standard measurements of a plot is 100 by 50 feet which can accommodate a house and a small compound.

HECTARE

An hectare is measured in meters.

1 hectare = 1000 by 1000 meters. It’s an equivalent of 328 by 328 feet.

A Hectare consist of 15 plots with access roads includes.

 

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