Building as Symbol

A building is a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place. Symbols are used when buildings and structures are permanent landmarks.

Symbolized buildings have no side larger than 50 metres for 1:20,000 data or no side larger than 30 metres for 1:10,000 data.

Small structures (including buildings less than 50 square metres) are not shown unless they constitute a point of orientation.

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Land Information Ontario: Data Class Fact Sheet - Building to Scale (PDF)

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1977-01-01 - 2011-11-11

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Geographic coverage Ontario
Geography Breakdown None
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Last Validated Date 2013-07-02
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