The Ministry is in charge of Surveying, mapping and regulation of all survey activities in the state.
Acquisition and allocation of state lands to individuals and businesses for all-purpose.
Issuance of certificates of occupancy for all purposes.
Registration and keeping records of all registered land titles in the state.
Processing of applications for the grant of governors consent to the transfer of statutory rights of
Occupancy in land.
Assessment and demand for the payment of all land charges to the Rivers State Government ground rent.
Granting and renewal of temporary occupation licenses (T.O.L) over marginal state lands.
The valuation of all landed properties for all government projects including compensation valuation for land acquisition for all MDA and purposes
Processing of applications for the registration of titles to land subject to solid minerals extraction, Oil Mining Leases (OML), Oil Pipeline Licenses (OPL), Permit to Survey (PTS), etc.
General management and control of interest in all urban lands in the state on behalf of the Governor