Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Baltimore County operates an enterprise geographic information system (GIS) that is available to all County agencies and departments. The County’s GIS is managed by the Office of Information Technology’s Business Applications unit.
The GIS team is responsible for Baltimore County's implementation of the geographic information system and maintains the spatial and associated tabular databases, manages the GIS software, and develops custom applications for the County agencies. It also provides customer service and support to citizens, businesses, government organizations, and County agencies by creating and distributing geographic data products.
My Neighborhood Interactive Mapping Application
Use the My Neighborhood interactive mapping application to select, view and print predefined maps and reports about Baltimore County, such as police precincts, enterprise zones or census information. My Neighborhood does not require specialized mapping software.
Baltimore County provides downloadable data, such as topography, contours, or parcels that can be used to create custom maps and reports. You can view, manipulate and analyze the data in a format of your choosing. Predefined maps are also available. Data Download requires specialized mapping software and is recommended for use by those with advanced-level mapping experience.
Strategic Business Plan
Read about Baltimore County’s Strategic Business Plan to identify the use of GIS throughout the County’s business processes, determine a more efficient use of resources, identify potential cost savings, and provide recommendations for improvement, expansion, and future investment.