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Tompkins County Tax Parcels (Shapefile : 2006)
MapsheetTompkins (data distributed for Tompkins Co. only)
ProviderTompkins County ITS/GIS
FormatShapefile .shp
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Statustheme: older version | individual dataset: older version
Coordinate System State Plane Coordinate System 1983 | survey feet
DatumNorth American Datum of 1983
Publication date July 01, 2006
Date added or updated November 07, 2006
The active tax parcel boundaries for all of Tompkins County for the current tax year. The boundaries represent the parcel boundaries shown on the final paper maps for the current tax year.
The parcel boundaries represent legal descriptions of property ownership, as recorded in various public documents in the Tompkins County Clerk's Office. This is the database of property ownership and information in Tompkins County, as mandated by New York State. This database can be related to the New York State Office of Real Property Services (RPS) database extract using either the SWISPRINTK field or the PARCELKEY field.
Supplemental Information
Properties that are tracked by an account number (utilities, railroads, etc.) may be shown as several separate tax parcel boundaries, with different tax map print keys, even though they are tracked in the RPS database under the same account number and treated as one single parcel. The parcel region will show these account-number properties as one tax parcel boundary. As of 2006, the tax parcel boundaries have not been edge-matched by municipality, except for Villages within their respective Town. This data set is derived from the tax parcel region for all tax parcel data sets in Tompkins County and is currently maintained in separate geodatabase feature classes by municipality.
Topicsboundaries, planning
File size5899 kilobytes
Use constraintsThe following statement must be included with any products that use or are derived from this data set: Data contained in this product was originally produced by the Tompkins County ITS GIS Division and the Tompkins County Assessment Department and may not be reproduced or redistributed without the express written consent of the originators. The originators do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information portrayed by the data. The data contained herein is for visualization purposes only and cannot be used for conveyance. Property boundaries are based on legal documents, aerial photos, software interpolation, and registration to the 1991 Tompkins County Digital Planimetric Files and, therefore, may differ from legal property descriptions. For complete legal descriptions and conveyance, please refer to the appropriate deeds, surveys, and other legal documents.
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