A general approach for cost recovery of the cadastral products in Turkey
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Public service is such a service resulted from common requirements of the community and can be produced only by the State. It is not possible that individual producer and customer in the market economy realize public procedure and services such as inner and outer security, justice and land registry-cadastre. As the State only produces and supplies these services in the name of community, the State provide financing required by levying money from the community. The financing required is provided from various sources such as mainly tax and fee. In this context, taxes are levied to meet public services but not being divided to the degree of benefit from public services of individuals. On the other hand, the degrees of individuals’ benefit from some public services, which can be divided or individualized, can be partly determined. For example, because owners’ own rights are protected against the third person by land registry, owners gain a special profit via land registry services At this juncture; the fees are prices received in return for such special services. On the other words, the fees are the other name of cost recovery approach. Indeed in the world, a general tendency concerning cost recovery is of a great importance in concept of new public comprehension. In this paper, some approaches and recommendations are given concerning how the cost of cadastral services, public service whose benefit can be divided, can be received from owners that the degree of their benefits is evident by explaining Turkey as sample. As a result of this study, it is anticipated that these opinions will be useful on the cadastral systems of different countries, particularly in developing countries.