The GIS division is responsible for the City’s Geographic Information System. This is a sophisticated mapping system that relates various elements of data regarding the City into "layers" on a map of Cape Coral. This includes not only street centerline data but complete information regarding property parcels, canals, utility lines, zoning, and future land use designations and so on.
The City has the server based ESRI ArcGIS system deployed ensuring that all users access the same centrally maintained data. Key features of the GIS are made available to the public online.
The GIS Services division makes most of its GIS layers and the underlying data sets available to the public for viewing, to access this interactive GIS map Click here. In addition most layers and data sets are available to download Click here. GIS Layers and data sets not found in the downloadable data sectioncan be requested individuals and companies by submitting an official data request. Simply e-mail email@example.com describe your requirements. The electronic files are provided at a nominal charge to cover preparation and extraction time.