The Information Technology
Spatial Services Division provides advanced GIS analysis services in
support of County business including spatial analysis, statistical
analysis, network analysis for transportation or utility purposes, and
3D analysis using LIDAR and other 3D-enhanced data.
projects include demographic analyses, hot-spot and other statistical
analyses, time-of-travel and shortest distance analyses, change
detection, siting analyses, utility flow and interruption analyses, etc.
GIS tools, training and support are made available by Spatial Services
to tackle these and other analysis needs the County and those using our GIS Services may require.
Data construction services:
The IT Spatial Services Division provides data construction services
for large-scale mapping datasets. Services offered are database design;
GPS hardware, data dictionary development and training if needed; county
staff to manage/coordinate data collection efforts; training to enable
users to maintain data into the future; and other consultation as
Recent major data construction efforts include
stormwater drainage for Pierce County and several cities, fire hydrants
for several Pierce County fire districts, and street assets for Pierce
County and several cities.
Data quality control:
Pierce County Information Technology Spatial Services
Division is responsible for enterprise datasets like orthophotography,
planimetrics, and LIDAR, ensuring quality and adherence to contract
specifications. These datasets are used by Pierce County staff, but
provided by 3rd party vendors. If you are interested in obtaining any of
these datasets from the data source, please use the following links: