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Boulder County non-emergency offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

What is GIS ?

A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts. A GIS helps you answer questions and solve problems by looking at your data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared (Source: ESRI).

GIS at Boulder County

Since 1987, GIS technology has become an integral part of almost all of Boulder County’s governmental functions including:

  • property assessment
  • land use and zoning issues
  • road construction and maintenance
  • emergency and law enforcement
  • snow plowing
  • open space acquisitions, operations, and management
  • wildfire mitigation
  • health concerns
  • precinct delineation

More Information About GIS

Contact Us

Land Use

Email: Ask a Planner Form
Main: 303-441-3930
Fax: 303-441-4856

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Hours:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M, W, Th, F
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
Plan review services for building permits are not available on Tuesdays. Building permits can be applied for and issued until 4 p.m.
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Mailing Address

PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306
www.BoulderCounty.org/lu