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May 24, 2010

Geospatial Data Published in May 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             
Abandoned Vehicle Inspection Area  Done  Done  5/27/2010 new layer 
Environment             
Street Tree  Done  Done  5/27/2010   
Miscellaneous             
DC Agency Point  Done  Done  5/27/2010 primary locations of DC agencies 
GSA (Federal) Office Location  Done  Done  5/27/2010 update contents from GSA.gov 
Nursing Home  Done  Done  5/27/2010 update from Department of Health 
Real Property and Land             
Air Rights Lots  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Alley Frontage  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Building Restriction Line  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
CAMA Commercial Point  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
CAMA Condominium   Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
CAMA Residential  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Highway Plan Line  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Owner Polygon (Common Ownership Layer)  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Owner Point  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Parcel  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Public Easement  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Record Lot  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Reservation  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Sale Point  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Squares Poly  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Tax Lots Poly  Done  Done  5/27/2010 Read VPM Notes 
Public Safety             
Fire Station  Done  Done  5/27/2010 moved Engine 10 
Police Station  Done  Done  5/27/2010 locations of Police Stations 
Recreation             
Recreation Facility  Done  Done  5/27/2010 includes summer pools 
Recreation Park  Done  Done  5/27/2010 update from dc.gov news 
Transportation             
Street Roadway Segment  Done  Done  5/27/2010   
Street Centerline  Done  Done  5/27/2010   
Zoning             
Overlay Zoning  Done  Done  5/27/2010   
Planned Unit Development  Done  Done  5/27/2010   
Transfer of Development Rights  Done  Done  5/27/2010   
Zoning  Done  Done  5/27/2010   

 

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.