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Tompkins County Tax Parcels (Shapefile : 2011)
MapsheetTompkins (data distributed for Tompkins Co. only)
ProviderTompkins County ITS/GIS
FormatShapefile .shp
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Coordinate System NAD 1983 StatePlane New York Central FIPS 3102 Feet | Foot_US
DatumD North American 1983
Publication date 2011
Date added or updated January 05, 2012
Tax parcel boundaries in Tompkins County for 2011 plus selected information added from the Tompkins County real property services (RPS) database for web applications. The boundaries represent the one-to-one match (GIS and RPS) with the parcel boundaries shown on the final paper maps for the given year. This version is mainly used for web-based applications where there is a live link to the extensive RPS data via imagemate online.
The parcel boundaries represent legal descriptions of property ownership, as recorded in various public documents in the Tompkins County Clerk's Office. This is a trimmed-down version of the Taxparcelrps database for web application use (on the Tompkins County website).
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 Real Property Services (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. This data set is derived from the "region_parcel" featureclass currently being maintained in ArcSDE. Please note that as of July 2009, the tax parcel boundaries have not been edge-matched across municipal boundaries since in most cases these require new surveys and legal descriptions.
Topicsboundaries, planning
File size9129 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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Alternate formatDWG (CAD Drawing)
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