The Grand County GIS Department was formed in
1997 for the purpose of creating a Geographic
Information System capable of efficiently an effectively
meeting the organization's geographic information
The GIS departmental goals are to coordinate the
human, capital and fiscal resources to build the major
base map layers critical to the county agencies. The numerous project
benefits include; eliminating data redundancy and duplicate effort, increase
in accuracy, currency and the access and availability of geographic
The major base map layer in development phase at this time is the
Parcel-Property layer. Database coverage's for land use analysis are also
being created. Concurrently, the department is responsible for updating
existing map data, and coordinating application development.
In consideration to the scope of the project, the provision of mapping &
data services to citizens, other government agencies and the business
community is limited and based upon resource availability.
The spatial and graphical information contained in the Counties GIS is
designed and maintained to satisfy the needs and requirements of County
The County is willing to freely share this data with any other government
agency within Grand County. Grand County cannot make commitments to
further develop the GIS data for the interest of outside government
agencies, nor can Grand County commit to reproduce maps, reports or
copies of this data on behalf of those government agencies that have
received this data.