How does Cumberland County use GIS?
GIS supports the Department of Public Safety by developing the information that is used in dispatch of emergency services. GIS has also supported Planning with development of a zoning layer to better manage the growth within the county. Planning also uses GIS to support economic development, recreation, and farmland preservation. Vector Control uses GIS to administer the West Nile and Gypsy Moth programs in conjunction with the state. Conservation District uses GIS to support the Chesapeake Bay program, soil erosion control, and storm water management. Finally, Tax Assessment uses GIS to maintain a visual record of the tax base of the county.

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1. Can I obtain GIS data or a paper map of my residence from the GIS department?
2. What can I do if the interactive applications do not work?
3. What does GIS stand for, and what does it do?
4. Who uses GIS?
5. How does Cumberland County use GIS?
6. Do I use GIS in my daily life, and what are some examples?
7. Is aerial photography available for the County?
8. How often is the GIS data updated internally?
9. Is census data available in GIS format?