Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, as it is commonly referred to, is a computer-based
system that allows for capturing, storing, managing, analyzing, and displaying data by
The GIS Division provides technical support to the Planning Bureau, which includes research
and mapping for the County Master Plan, the community
Comprehensive Plans, the
Buildable Land Inventory, zoning maps,
the Agricultural Land Preservation Program,
the Water and Sewer Master Plan, and other plans produced by the Bureau and Department's
The Bureau of Planning, working in conjunction with the Office of Information and Technology
Services (ITS), is continuing an effort started in 1989 to use and implement the County's
Geographic Information System (GIS). We offer a
website that provides the
user with the capability to perform both parcel and zoning inquiries, view March 2006 true color
orthophotography, and view and print many County maps.
The Bureau has numerous maps and plans available for purchase, as well as numerous digital data files.
See what we have available.
The County also has March 2006 true color orthophotography and 2' contours available for purchase.
Please contact the Office of ITS, GIS Division to purchase. Their contact information can be found
here. A signed
should accompany all data requests.
Additionally, the Bureau has digital 1995 and 2000 color orthophotography as well as digitally
scanned black and white photography for the years 1989, 1980, 1970, 1963, 1958, and 1943. Please
contact the Bureau if interested in viewing any of these photos; only photocopies and small prints
can be made of the black and white photography.