Albany County GIS Data (New York)

An Assessor Office is responsible for appraising the taxable property in an area in order to calculate property taxes in Albany County, New York. As part of this job, Albany County Assessors maintain detailed county and local maps, including Geographic Information Science (GIS) data. These Albany County GIS maps typically include property divisions, plots, buildings, property appraisal values, and property taxes. They may also include public property, parks, roads, place names, bodies of water, and other local geographical information, as well as flood zones, county zone lines, and school boundaries. These maps can be useful for a number of reasons, including buying and selling property. Assessors may provide online access to their Albany County GIS data on their websites.

Colonie Assessor Latham NY 534 New Loudon Road 12110 518-783-2718

Westerlo Assessor Westerlo NY 933 County Road 401 12193 518-797-9265


A Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their town or city, including keeping vital records and maintaining documents on their jurisdiction such as maps with GIS data in Albany County, New York. These GIS maps typically include property boundaries, real estate appraisal values, Albany County property tax assessments, public property, and unclaimed parcels. The maps may also show place names, Albany County zoning boundaries, bodies of water, and flood zones, as well as population and demographic information. Some Town and City Halls also maintain historical maps of their area. These maps are often available on the Town or City Hall website.

Albany City Hall Albany NY 24 Eagle Street, Rm 301 12207 518-434-5284

Cohoes City Hall Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street, Ste 1 12047 518-233-2119

Colonie Town Hall Albany NY 629 Albany Shaker Road 12211 518-810-0312

Colonie Town Hall Latham NY 347 Old Niskayuna Road 12110 518-783-2867

Guilderland Town Hall Altamont NY 5209 Western Turnpike 12009 518-356-1501

Knox Town Hall Altamont NY 2192 Berne Altamont Rd 12009 518-872-2551

Rensselaerville Town Hall Medusa NY 87 Barger Road 12120 518-797-3798

Watervliet City Hall Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3800


A Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning regulations in order to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Albany County, New York. As part of that job, Building Departments maintain GIS data that can include Albany County GIS maps on the topography, elevation, soil composition, and flood zones for the local area. This information can be important for adhering to building codes and meeting zoning rules. These GIS maps may also show Albany County parcels, lots, subdivisions, and tracts of land, as well as sewers, public utilities, and other building hazards. GIS data may be available on the Building Department website.

Albany County Building Department Albany NY 112 State Street, Rm 800 12207 518-447-7090

Albany County Planning Department Albany NY 112 State Street, Rm 720 12207 518-447-5660

Albany Permits Albany NY 24 Eagle Street, Rm 202 12207 518-434-5090

Albany Zoning Albany NY 21 Lodge Street 12207 518-434-2532

New Scotland Zoning Slingerlands NY 2029 New Scotland Road 12159 518-439-9038

New York State Policy & Planning Colonie NY 50 Wolf Road, Ste 5 12205 518-457-2967

Ravena Building Department and Permits Ravena NY 15 Mountain Road, Rm 105 12143 518-756-8233

Town Of Colonie Building Department Latham NY 347 Old Niskayuna Road 12110 518-783-2706

Watervliet Zoning Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3815

A Clerk Office maintains public records for a county or local government, including GIS data in the form of maps. These GIS maps provide detailed information such as property boundaries, roads, public property, parks, and in some cases, population and demographic information. GIS data can also show Albany County property value assessments, property taxes, flood zones, zoning boundaries, and earthquake zones, as well as place names, bodies of water, and other geographic information. Clerks may also have historic GIS maps from the USGS or other organizations. Albany County GIS data is often accessible through the Clerk Office website.

Albany County Clerk Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7168

Albany Presbytery Clerk Watervliet NY 601 5th Avenue 12189 518-273-3390

Berne Town Clerk Berne NY 1656 Helderberg Trl 12023 518-872-1448

Cohoes City Clerk Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street, Ste 1 12047 518-233-2140

Colonie Town Clerk Latham NY 534 New Loudon Road 12110 518-783-2734

Guilderland Town Clerk Altamont NY 5209 Western Avenue 12009 518-356-1980

New Scotland Town Clerk Slingerlands NY 2029 New Scotland Road 12159 518-439-4865

Ravena City Clerk Ravena NY 15 Russell Avenue 12143 518-756-2100

Watervliet Clerk Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3810


A Recorder of Deeds keeps real estate documents to ensure the accuracy of property and land records in Albany County, New York. In addition to filing deeds that provide information on property sales and transfers, Recorders of Deeds also have detailed county and local maps, including Albany County GIS data. These maps can include property lines, building information, unclaimed parcels, property value assessments, and property tax information. They may also show Albany County place names, flood zones, zoning boundaries, neighborhood lines, bodies of water, and other geographic information. The Recorder of Deeds may provide access to GIS data on its website.

Albany County Recorder of Deeds Albany NY 16 Eagle Street 12207 518-487-5100


A Soil and Water Conservation Office provides information on the conservation and management of natural resources in Albany County, New York. They are also responsible for developing, implementing, and enforcing policies to protect these natural resources. Albany County Soil and Water Conservation Offices maintain GIS data in the form of maps to monitor soil and water, and these Albany County maps can show ground and surface water, stormwater runoff, irrigation, erosion, flood zones, and sources of pollution. These maps can be important for buying, selling, or improving property, and they may be available through the Soil and Water Conservation Office website.

Albany County Soil and Water Conservation Voorheesville NY 24 Martin Road 12186 518-765-3560