CHARLESTON COUNTY LAUNCHES GIS REDESIGN ON WEBSITE, PROMOTES EFFICIENCY

New system contains latest GIS data and imagery

Charleston County’s Technology Service’s Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Division has launched an updated version of their webpage. This searchable page includes a hyperlink by Parcel ID number providing seamless access to the property tax website, the ability to generate mailing labels and add graphics to enhance presentations.  Plus, you will now have the ability to use your mobile devices and use the Google Street View.

Current up-to-date GIS data available 24/7Other benefits of the new system include:

  • The latest imagery collected in January 2015 (plus 2001, 2009, 2012)
  • The use of latest GIS ESRI technology
  • Supports Google Chrome, IE10 or greater and Mozilla Firefox
  • Greater flexibility in moving through the website with pan and zoom controls

“The roll out of the new website was driven by changes in technology and the need to make the latest GIS data available to the user community,” said GIS Coordinator Brenda Wheatley. “As we all know, change can be trying and difficult.  Over time, I feel the user community will agree the new website is much more efficient than the previous one.”

The original website was created in 1998 and updated in 2005.

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Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
The Charleston County Geographical Information System (GIS) division is responsible for the development and management of the County’s spatial database while providing data services to County departments, local businesses and governments.

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For information on Charleston County Government news and services, the public can:

Visit their website: www.charlestoncounty.org

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