GIS or Geographic Information Systems is mapping technology that uses computers to collect, store, manipulate, analyze and display data.
GIS in Gloucester is an evolving technology that has become an important component of many projects. The Engineering Department has taken an active role in the development of GIS for Gloucester, working with consultants to update the water, sewer and drainage systems. As the GIS technology grows The City of Gloucester can better provide its employees with tools to serve citizens with accurate location information and services. Several other departments such as Planning, Conservation, Building, Assessing, Fire and Health are also using GIS for project development and as an aid in responding to citizens requests.
The Information Technology Department maintains the City's GIS databases, online mapping solution and static maps. Please note that they are provided for informational purposes only.