An Assessor Office is responsible for appraising the taxable property in an area in order to calculate property taxes in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. As part of this job, Philadelphia County Assessors maintain detailed county and local maps, including Geographic Information Science (GIS) data. These Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia County GIS data on their websites.
Philadelphia County Assessment Philadelphia PA 601 Walnut Street 19106 215-686-4334
A Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning regulations in order to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. As part of that job, Building Departments maintain GIS data that can include Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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.
Delaware Valley Planning Department Philadelphia PA 190 North Independence Mall West 19106 215-625-3520
Philadelphia Building Department, Planning and Zoning Philadelphia PA 1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard 19102 215-686-2471
The Army Corps of Engineers is a federal agency that provides engineering services, including managing ports and waterways, protecting against floods and storm damage, and maintaining public recreation areas in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The Army Corps of Engineers keeps Philadelphia County GIS maps that show navigable waters, tributaries, water depths, bridges, and ports, as well as information on flood zones, dams, and hydroelectric plants. GIS maps of Army Corps recreation areas can include bodies of water, shelters, campgrounds, elevations, and trails. These Philadelphia County maps may be available on the Army Corps of Engineers website.
Philadelphia Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia PA 100 East Penn Square 19107 215-656-6500
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 Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. These GIS maps typically include property boundaries, real estate appraisal values, Philadelphia County property tax assessments, public property, and unclaimed parcels. The maps may also show place names, Philadelphia 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.
Philadelphia City Hall Philadelphia PA 1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Ste 102 19102 215-686-1776
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 Philadelphia 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. Philadelphia County GIS data is often accessible through the Clerk Office website.
Philadelphia County Clerk Philadelphia PA 180 Hall Street 19147 215-686-6250
Philadelphia County Clerk Philadelphia PA 601 Market Street, Rm 2609 19106 215-597-7704
A Recorder of Deeds keeps real estate documents to ensure the accuracy of property and land records in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. In addition to filing deeds that provide information on property sales and transfers, Recorders of Deeds also have detailed county and local maps, including Philadelphia County GIS data. These maps can include property lines, building information, unclaimed parcels, property value assessments, and property tax information. They may also show Philadelphia 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.
Philadelphia County Recorder of Deeds Philadelphia PA City Hall, Market-Frankford Line Ste 111 19107 215-686-2260