Geographic Information System (GIS)

Geographic Information System (GIS) services provides organizations and individuals the ability to analyze, visualize, manage, disseminate and interpret geographic data, and the complex geographic relationship between them.

This offering is classified as a Current Service.

  • Simplifies complicated data relationships
  • Identifies data trends and patterns
  • Improves communication
  • Facilitates better decision making
  • Visually conveys information

Map Services provides the ability to take geographic information currently managed in databases and spreadsheets, and displays the data in a visual context on the Internet or on an organization’s intranet. The infrastructure for this service is completely maintained, secured, patched and managed by CDT.

Geocoding is the process of finding associated geographic coordinates (e.g., latitude and longitude) from data, such as street addresses, ZIP codes (postal codes) or place names. The Geocoding Service provides unlimited transactions from the commercial grade (Microsoft BING) geocoder to provide notifications, or manage large location-based datasets.

Hosting of GIS web-based application(s) on CDT’s infrastructure.

GIS consulting allows organizations, without the internal expertise to develop and maintain GIS applications, to work directly with CDT staff to extend existing GIS capabilities, or develop new capabilities to realize cost savings, increase operational efficiency, and deliver more relevant services to both internal and external customers.

Service CodeService DescriptionUnit of MeasurementRateNotes
H402Map ServicesSubscription/Month$1,200.00
H403GIS Application Hosting Application/Month $1,200.00
H404GIS Web Application Installation/Set-up One-Time/Web Application$500.00

Subscriptions to this service are available. Rates may also be referenced in the CDT Rate Schedule.

To request Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Map Services, GIS Application Hosting, and Geocoding, please submit a Service Request: Request GIS

A completed GIS Submittal is required prior to the start of work. Complete the Submittal and attach it to the Service Request.

For GIS Consulting, use the Professional Services request: Request GIS Consulting

For more information, please contact the Office of Digital Information at (916) 431-5449 or email if you have any questions.