Chapter 5: Parcels

Create a boundary parcel from objects. The first step to any parceling project is to create an outer boundary for the site.

Master It Open the MasteringParcels.dwg file, which you can download from Convert the polyline in the drawing to a parcel.


1. From the Home tab’s Create Design panel, select Parcel Create Parcel From Objects.

2. At the Select lines, arcs, or polylines to convert into parcels or [Xref]: prompt, pick the polyline that represents the site boundary. Press ↵.

3. The Create Parcels – From Objects dialog appears. Select Subdivision Lots; Property; and Name, Square Foot and Acres from the drop-down menus in the Site, Parcel Style, and Area Label Style selection ...

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