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December 29, 2009

Geospatial Data Published in December of 2009 

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:

  • Bollards
  • CAMA commercial point
  • CAMA condominium point
  • CAMA residential point
  • Cemeteries
  • Green Sites and Amenities
  • Grates
  • Recreation Facilities
  • Single Member District 2002 – Added SMD representative contact information
  • Snow Removal Routes
  • Snow Areas
  • Snow Zones
  • Street Roadway Segments
  • Street Centerlines
  • Street Trees
  • Stairs
  • Swimming Pools
  • Topography – 2 foot contours
  • Topography – Spot elevation points
  • Topography – Breaklines

Also including are property layers:

  • Air Right Lot
  • Alley Frontage Line
  • Building Restriction Line
  • Highway Plan
  • Owner Poly
  • Owner Point
  • Parcel Lot
  • Public Easement
  • Record Lot
  • Reservation
  • Sale Point
  • Square Polygon
  • Tax Lot

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. 

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