The Planning Department is responsible for the creation and maintenance of official City maps. The Planning Department periodically updates the City General Plan and Zoning Maps.
“GIS” is short for “Geographic Information Systems.” GIS is a combination of software, data, and hardware used to visualize and analyze spatial data. The term GIS is often more loosely used to include software, data, analysis, and maps related to computerized mapping and geographic analysis.
The Planning Department assembles, creates, and maintains a full catalog of city-related spatial data. The GIS data is available to agencies, organizations, and to the public. Licensing and fee requirements may apply.
Examples of Available City data includes:
The Madera County Assessor’s Office also maintains county-wide data that the City accesses and utilizes through a memorandum of understanding. This data is available only through the Madera County Assessor’s Office.
County data includes:
Madera County data is not available through the City’s Planning Department. Contact Madera County for more information on the availability of Assessor’s Office GIS data.