Thursday, December 14, 2017
Isabella County Community Development

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

The Isabella County GIS Department was created in 2008 under the Community Development Department to develop, maintain, analyze GIS data and to promote the use of GIS within the County.

The GIS department provides maps and support to county departments with mapping applications.
This allows county employees to:

  • GIS MapMake better decisions with more data at their fingertips
  • Allocate resources more effectively
  • Quicker response time for Emergency Services
  • Disseminate data in an efficient and timely manner
  • Allow members of the public to view property information.

Common GIS Uses:

  • Supports economic development activities.
  • Supports public safety activities like 911 dispatching and disaster planning.
  • Supports land records management.
  • Supports drain planning, engineering, and site plan development.

Zoning

Data defining zoning classifications (districts) throughout Isabella County. Available in ESRI shapefile format. Isabella County digital GIS data are licensed data sets requiring a signed licensing agreement prior to release. Please review and complete the license agreement before submitting requests for data sets and digital imagery.

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Future Land Use

Data defining future land use classifications throughout Isabella County. Available in ESRI shapefile format. Isabella County digital GIS data are licensed data sets requiring a signed licensing agreement prior to release. Please review and complete the license agreement before submitting requests for data sets and digital imagery.

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PA116

Data defining farmland and open space preservation areas under contract with the State of Michigan. Available in ESRI shapefile format. Isabella County digital GIS data are licensed data sets requiring a signed licensing agreement prior to release. Please review and complete the license agreement before submitting requests for data sets and digital imagery.

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LIDAR (2009)

Terrain surface feature data supporting the ortho image rectification is available. Isabella County digital GIS data are licensed data sets requiring a signed licensing agreement prior to release. Please review and complete the license agreement before submitting requests for data sets and digital imagery.

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Other Services

Isabella County digital GIS data are licensed data sets requiring a signed licensing agreement prior to release. Please review and complete the license agreement before submitting requests for data sets and digital imagery.

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