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February 24, 2010

Geospatial Data Published in February 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 Google (Earth) DC Data Download  
Aerial Photography          
Aerial Photography - 2008 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 TBD USDA NAIP Program Ortho - 1 meter resolution requires contacting dcgis@dc.gov to obtain
Elevation          
Topography - 10 foot contour 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 new layer
Topography - 20 foot contour 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 new layer
Environment          
Impervious Surface Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 updated with 2008 planimetrics
Street Tree 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010  
Miscellaneous          
Notary Public Done Done 3/15/2010 3/15/2010 added 120 new notary publics
Real Property and Land          
Air Rights Lots Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Alley Frontage Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Building Restriction Line Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Commercial Point Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Condominium Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Residential Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
District Property Point 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 added new information: zoning, land use, etc.
Highway Plan Line Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Owner Polygon (Common Ownership Layer) Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Owner Point Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Parcel Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Public Easement Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Record Lot Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Reservation Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Sale Point Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Squares Poly Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Tax Lots Poly Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 Read VPM Notes
Transportation          
Curb Line 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 new layer
Signalized Intersection 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 new layer
Street Light 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 12 new features added
Street Roadway Segment 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 added time stamp
Street Centerline 2/19/2010 2/24/2010 3/15/2010 2/25/2010 added time stamp
Zoning          
Overlay Zoning Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010  
Planned Unit Development Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010  
Transfer of Development Rights Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010  
Zoning Done Done 3/15/2010 2/25/2010

 

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. 

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