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April 06, 2010

Geospatial Data Published in April of 2010 

OCTO works to keep geospatial data current and introduces new and valuable GIS layers to the District government and public.

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Learn about the most recent GIS data updates to the District's comprehensive geospatial database.

The DC GIS program operates a data maintenance and enhancement program to keep data current and introduce new and valuable GIS layers to the District government and public. The most recent data additions and updates to the DC GIS data services are:

 

Layer Name Update Date Brief Update Notes
  DC GIS Central Database DC GIS Tools Data Download  
Administrative Areas        
Single Member District Done Done 4/9/2010 added new representative contacts
Small Plan Areas Done 4/6/2010 4/9/2010 new layer
Business        
Business Improvement District Done 4/6/2010 4/9/2010 Added Anacostia BID
Grocery Store Done 4/6/2010 4/9/2010 new layer
Liquor License Done Done 4/9/2010 March update
Retail Site Done Done 4/9/2010 Added 1418 North Capitol Street site
Education        
University Points Done Done 4/9/2010 removed Southeastern University
University Area Done Done 4/9/2010 removed Southeastern University
Environment        
Street Tree Done Done 4/9/2010  
Miscellaneous        
Notary Public Done Done 4/9/2010 updated and consolidated info
Real Property and Land        
Air Rights Lots Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Alley Frontage Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Building Restriction Line Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Commercial Point Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Condominium  Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Residential Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Highway Plan Line Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Owner Polygon (Common Ownership Layer) Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Owner Point Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Parcel Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Public Easement Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Record Lot Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Reservation Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Sale Point Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Squares Poly Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Tax Lots Poly Done Done 4/9/2010 Read VPM Notes
Public Services        
Library Done Done 4/9/2010 Added new libraries and status info
Public Safety        
Fire Battalion Area Done Done 4/9/2010 Conflated boundary to DC bndy file
Transportation        
Street Roadway Segment Done Done 4/9/2010  
Street Centerline Done Done 4/9/2010  
Zoning        
Overlay Zoning Done Done 4/9/2010  
Planned Unit Development Done Done 4/9/2010  
Transfer of Development Rights Done Done 4/9/2010  
Zoning Done Done 4/9/2010  

 

For District government, the data is available in the DC GIS Central geodatabase, accessible through Citrix on the DC GIS tool bar.

For the public, the data is accessible through the DC GIS Data Clearinghouse/Catalog search engine. Enter a keyword or layer name into the search field to return metadata and download options. Download options are available for both ESRI and Google formats. DC GIS data can also filtered by layer theme for grouped results.  The advanced search allows for specialized searching. 

If you have any comments about the site or experience any difficulties, please email us.