- It must be up to date consequently without any new construction (buildings, fences, shelters, etc.) on the lot and up to date with the municipal regulation and the zoning by-law;
- To have been carried out for less than ten (10) years to avoid the 10-year prescription provided for in Article 2917 of the Civil Code. The acquisitive prescription period is 10 years, if it is not otherwise fixed by law.
- Carry the correct lot number following the cadastral reform.
The certificate of location must not provide for a restriction on its use by its author because the authorization of the signatory land surveyor will be required.