Survey & Mapping Department

Survey and Mapping


Highly skilled and motivated team that is committed to providing innovative surveying and geospatial solutions.

Survey and Mapping

The Survey and Mapping Department (SMD) is a sub-department of the Lands Division that operates under the Attorney General’s Chambers and is the National Surveying and Mapping agency for the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI).

The department is responsible for the standardization and production of all Surveying and Mapping activities and the maintenance of the national cadaster and the country’s geodetic network. The department comprises of two (2) functional arms, a Survey section and a Mapping section, both of which are regulated by the Land Survey Ordinance and the Land Survey Regulations. The department’s functions are also guided by the Strata Titles Ordinance, the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the Crown Land Ordinance, the Physical Planning Ordinance and the Registered Land Ordinance.

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Survey & Mapping Department Directors

Cyprian Smith
Cyprian SmithDirector

Cyprian Smith is a Land Surveyor and Project Management professional with over 15 years’ experience in management.

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James Fritz
James FritzDeputy Director

James Fritz has been an employee with the Survey & Mapping Dep't. over a career period that spans for over 28 years.

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Gervin Simmons
Gervin SimmonsAsst. Director Surveys

Gervin Simmons has been an employee with the Survey & Mapping Dep't. over a career period that spans for over 18 years.

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Demarco Williams
Demarco WilliamsAsst. Director Mapping

Demarco Williams has been formally educated in the TCI where he satisfactorily completed a Certificate program in Computer Applications.

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National Surveying and
Mapping Agency for TCI