Important Notice - Please Read
This document provides a listing and brief description of the GIS-related
information that is published as reference data for use by City of Tampa
agencies. The City of Tampa does not recommend, endorse or authorize the use
of this information for any specific purpose, and shall be held harmless
from any damages arising from the use of this information, whether used "as
is" or in any modified form.
The GIS data is offered as is, with no claim or warranty as to its
accuracy or completeness. The maps are for reference only and should not be
considered to be of survey precision. None of the information is official
source documentation. And, while considerable effort is made to verify the
information, due to it's volume and highly dynamic nature, only the official
source documents should be used where accuracy, completeness and currency
are required. However, if errors are discovered, we urge you to
notify the City of Tampa's GIS
Section at (813)274-7301, or the agency responsible for the layer so
that corrections can be made accordingly.
Any and all data translation or re-projection, apart from the provided
formats, is the responsibility of the recipient.
The data has been
organized into the following directories:
BOUNDARY: Contains primarily polygon layers
representing some type of boundary, e.g. political jurisdictions or study
LAND_USE: Contains polygon layers representing
Land Use classifications.
LOCATION: Contains primarily point layers
representing some type of location, e.g. schools, fire stations, etc.
PARCELS: Contains parcel layers and property
legal descriptions for the cities of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City,
and unincorporated Hillsborough County.
ROADS: Contains road (street segment) layers for
the cities of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City, and unincorporated
STORMWATER LAYERS: Layers maintained
and provided by City of Tampa Stormwater/Public Works.
SURVEY LAYERS: Layers maintained by City of Tampa Surveyor.
The City has provided a digital library of GIS layers for use with either MapInfo or ESRI GIS software.Downloaded files are packaged as .zip and must be extracted
prior to use in your mapping program. To extract files, right-click the compressed folder, and then click Extract All. In the Compressed (zipped) Folders Extraction Wizard,
specify where you want to store the extracted files. If you do not have a license for this software you may download a free viewer. Once the free viewer has been installed,
you may open the files downloaded using the appropriate software. Links to these, and other free viewers can be found HERE