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US Maritime Limits and Boundaries

Maritime Limits and boundaries are available as downloads from NOAA at this site: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/csdl/mbound.htm (look for the Static Data Downloads below the map).

Maritime limits and boundaries for the United States are measured from the official U.S. baseline, recognized as the low-water line along the coast as marked on […]

OpenStreetMap (OSM) California Downloads

Download: OSM California Streets, etc. (Geofabrik)

Download: OSM Land Polygons (Jochen Topf and Christoph Hormann)

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafes, railway stations, and much more, all over the world. Luckily, Geofabrik, a German-based consulting firm regularly […]

Los Angeles County Fire Department Jurisdictional 2000 Meter Grid

The Los Angeles County Fire Department is utilizing a 2000 meter grid system for dispatching, data analysis and map production. It is based on the 1000 meter grid developed by the United States National Grid (USNG). A page numbering system for this 2000 meter grid was created for use by the Los angeles County Fire […]

Coastal Oblique Imagery (February 2016)

NOAA has released a set of oblique imagery captured February 6-9, 2016. On the same site is baseline imagery under the 2015 tab of imagery collected in September 2015. NOAA is collecting this data in order to assess impacts to several NOS mission areas including navigation and coastal zone management as well […]

Planet Labs releases open California imagery datasets

Planet Labs captures imagery from micro-satellites – they have made imagery for California Open for use.

I didn’t have the opportunity to see exactly how to get the data into my apps and desktop, but here is the web page: https://www.planet.com/open-california.

From their page:

Frequently Asked Questions What data is included in […]

Homeland Infrastructure Foundation Level Data (HIFLD) Open Data Portal

The HIFLD Subcommittee is pleased to announce the release of the HIFLD Open data portal .

LA County leverages a fair amount of this data to provide emergency response preparedness as well as including publicly available data in our Points of Interest file. There is a lot of good information there.

HIFLD Open […]

RRCC Precinct Map Index

This Layer contains the grid of Precinct Maps for the County of Los Angeles. The RRCC Precinct Map Index divides the County of Los Angeles into 1620 polygons geospatially representing the locations of the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerks 7,759 Precincts/33,365 subprecincts (numbers subject to change). Each polygon covers an area 10,000 X 75,000 feet.

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RRCC Map Index

This Data Layer contains the RRCC Map Tile Index. This layer consists of 105 Polygons used in conjunction with the RRCC’s County Precinct Map Grid. When the Tile Index is overlayed, the Precinct Maps will be grouped into 16 or less pages per tile.

Download the data here.

Mile Markers

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Summary

Location of mile marker post with attached attributes of : TYPE is MM for Mile Marker, ST_NAME is street name, CONDITION, SURVEYOR is person who located the position, SOURCE is GNSS for Trimble R8 receiver or GEOXH for the GeoXH 6000 receiver, POINTID is data collection point number […]

Los Angeles County Flood Control District Right-of-Way Parcels

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works is focused on creating an interactive environment that allows efficient access to flood control right-of-way information for our customers. This dataset contains the boundaries of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACFCD) right-of-way parcels and distinguishes between fee, easement, quitclaim, and other.

 

Download: LACFCD […]

Census Tract & City Split Areas (AKA Split Tracts) File

Census Tract & City Split Areas (AKA Split Tracts) File, to be used for demographic estimates.

This file contains 2010 Census Tracts Split by Legal City Boundaries. This file is also known as the Split Tracts file. It is used to estimate population changes over time. The Census Tract boundaries have been altered where necessary […]

CENSUS TRACTS

The Census Bureau (http://www.census.gov/) maintains geographic boundaries for the analysis and mapping of demographic information across the United States. Every 10 years the Census Bureau counts the population of the United States as mandated by Constitution. The Census Bureau releases the results of this county as demographic data with geographic identifiers so […]

CENSUS DESIGNATED PLACES

Census Designated Places (CDPs) are the statistical counterparts of incorporated places, and are delineated to provide data for settled concentrations of population that are identifiable by name but are not legally incorporated under the laws of the state in which they are located.

The boundaries usually are defined in cooperation with local or tribal officials […]

Parking Lot Boundaries – Commercial, Industrial, Government (2014)

This dataset contains the boundaries of parking lots in the County of Los Angeles 5,000 square feet and larger for commercial, industrial, and government properties.

Description

The Los Angeles County Office of Sustainability funded the development of this dataset in order to support the identification of potential locations for the installation […]

Probation Sites

This dataset consists of probation adult area offices, juvenile area offices, juvenile halls, juvenile camps, and external community based organizations.

Note: This dataset is for internal use only.

Probation Group Homes

This dataset contains probation group homes. This dataset is used for analysis, for instance, to understand a district’s area of coverage in relation to the number of group homes in a district.

Note: This dataset is for internal use only.

Probation Juvenile District

This dataset contains Los Angeles County’s juvenile probation district. This dataset is used for analysis, for instance, to understand a district’s area of coverage in relation to the number of offices in a district.

Note: This dataset is for internal use only.

Probation Adult District

This dataset contains Los Angeles County’s adult probation district. This dataset is used for analysis, for instance, to understand a district’s area of coverage in relation to the number of offices in a district.

Note: This dataset is for internal use only.

Split 2010 Block Group/City – Community Statistical Area (formerly BASA)

This dataset contains 2010 Block Groups, updated to improve geographic accuracy, split by City boundaries for each year since 2010. It is a foundation-level dataset that is used to create many other datasets and reporting within the County, including:

Legal City Boundaries Census Block Group and Tract Boundaries – which is used to […]

Locations/Points of Interest (LMS Data) – January 2016

Current data date: January 2016

The major changes to this file include an update of all public school locations from the State Department of Education

Download the data

LMS_Data_Public_20160114_gdb – Zipped file geodatabase – full dataset LMS_Data_Public_20160114_shapefile – Due to the length of a number of the fields, a shapefile’s 255 […]

Department of Public Works Field Facilities – Points

 

Abstract:

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (DPW) facility points show the location of field facilities owned by or under the jurisdiction of DPW. These points are used by the Service Locator web application that allows the public to find the location of services provided by DPW.

Purpose:

To locate public […]

DISASTER MANAGEMENT AREAS

This dataset represents Disaster Management Areas within the Los Angeles County Operational Area.

Los Angeles County serves as the intermediate level of government that coordinates and communicates disaster response needs between the eighty-eight (88) cities within its geographic boundaries and the State of California. The County is divided into eight Disaster Management Areas (A, […]

Department of Parks and Recreation Trails (2015)

This shapefile contains existing county trails and proposed multi-use trails. Other agencies’ trails are also shown to show continuity, but only county trails information is maintained by the county. All existing county trails data was collected using GPS equipment and was collected from July 2012 to February 2015.

 

Click here to download the […]

Active Wells

Abstract:

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has developed a groundwater well web viewer to provide the public with current and historical groundwater depth information throughout Los Angeles County.

 

Purpose:

To provide active wells information to the public.

 

Supplemental Information:

 

The State of California Department of […]

Flood Zones

Abstract:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) creates and provides authoritative data related to flood insurance. Using that data, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has developed a public-facing web viewer for accessing flood zone information in the County of Los Angeles (Flood Zone Determination Website). Flood zones are […]

Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs)

Abstract:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) creates and provides authoritative data related to flood insurance. Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) data, where available digitally, can be found on the official FEMA’s National Flood Hazard Layer.

Looking for more than just FIRMs? Visit Search All Products to access the full […]

NAIP (National Agriculture Imagery Program) Imagery

The National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) is a program to acquire peak growing season “leaf on” imagery, and deliver this imagery to USDA County Service Centers, in order to maintain the common land unit (CLU) boundaries and assist with farm programs.

This data is different from our LARIAC imagery because it contains a 4th […]

Employment Protection Districts

This layer represents the employment protection districts as depicted in Figure 14.1 in the General Plan 2035. Employment Protection Districts are economically-viable industrial and employment-rich lands, with policies to prevent the conversion of industrial land to non-industrial land.

Download Shapefile (.zip)

Agricultural Resource Areas

Agricultural Resource Areas

Agricultural Resource Areas were introduced with the Antelope Valley Area Plan that was adopted on 6/16/15 by the Board of Supervisors. They are meant to preserve Agricultural activities in the Antelope Valley and encourage low-density development. For more information, please reference the Antelope Valley Area Plan, Chapter 4 […]

Tax Rate Area Table (2015) – Auditor Controller

Summary

This dataset contains TRAs for July 1, 2015.

The Tax Rate Area (TRA) contains the taxing authority for each Tax Rate Area as established by the State Board of Equalization, as well as the tax rates for each authority. It is shown on the property tax bill that is mailed to owners […]

Tax Rate Area Table (2014) – Auditor Controller

Summary

This dataset contains TRAs for July 1, 2014.

The Tax Rate Area (TRA) contains the taxing authority for each Tax Rate Area as established by the State Board of Equalization, as well as the tax rates for each authority. It is shown on the property tax bill that is mailed to owners […]

LA City Communities and Planning Areas

A number of LA City boundaries are available, including:

LA City Community Boundaries LA City Neighborhood Council Boundaries LA City Community Plan Areas

Some of these datasets were downloaded from the LA City Planning GIS Data Download Page – and others from the LA City Open Data Portal.

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LA County Bathymetry Data

The USGS developed a number of valuable bathymetric datasets off the coast of Los Angeles County in 1996 that we have loaded into our repository, and are made available here. The datasets include:

Source backscatter data 50 foot contours Bathymetry data in DEM format Hillshade Bathymetric Relief

For more details please visit: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/pacmaps/la-index.html

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USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

This dataset contains the locations for Los Angeles County as noted by the US Board of Geographic Names. It is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), and is the official dataset of all locations and names as recognized by the federal government.

These are points that are shown on USGS Topographic Quad […]

2011 Redistricting Data

As part of the 2011 Supervisorial Redistricting process, Los Angeles County prepared a number of methods for citizens to propose their own plans and submit them to the Board for consideration. Click here to go to the Redistricting Site.

Those methods included an online tool to do this, but we wanted […]

Child Care Provider Facilities

The point data in the Child Care Facilities layer, represents the locations of State licensed child care providers within Los Angeles County.

DPSS has been tasked with the management and administration of the data. A child care facilities locator has been created for the purpose of assisting the public in identifying their nearest […]

DPSS Office Locations

Summary

This data is a representation of Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) district office locations, which are accessible to the public. There are additional offices that are not publicly available and are not included in this layer. The district offices in this layer, service the public with various programs administered by DPSS. […]

Tax Rate Area Polygons

Summary The Tax Rate Area Polygon file shows the boundaries of Tax Rate Areas, which is used by the Assessor to assign tax rates to properties. When joined with the Tax Rate Area Table, it can be used to determine the property tax rate for any area of the County.

Description

Districts and […]

California Statewide Parcel Boundaries

Summary

This is a collection of all of the parcel boundary datasets collected during the last round of parcel data collection by the Information Center for the Environment under funding from the California Strategic Growth Council. This dataset includes one file for each of the 51 counties that were collected, as well as […]

2010 Census Tracts (Median Household Income)

For mapping 2010 census tracts by median household income in the County of Los Angeles. The dataset was downloaded from Census.gov. For Census technical documentation, go to http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/doc/sf1.pdf Download CENSUS_TRACTS_2010_MEDHINC (zipped shapefile)

Sensitive Environmental Resource Areas (SERA)

These are the Sensitive Environmental Resource Areas (SERAs) identified in the Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Program (SMMLCP), which was certified by the California Coastal Commission on October 10, 2014 (a link to the resolution is here). Also known as Biological Resources in the SMMLCP. Detailed descriptions of each of the habitat […]

Imagery of Southern California (Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino Counties) – 2014

USGS has now posted 2014 imagery for a portion of the southern California urban region. New imagery was collected in mid 2014 by USGS contractors for the built up areas around the Orange County and Riverside/San Bernardino urban areas. This region covers about 2,250 square miles. The images have a one foot resolution […]

2014 4-inch and 1 foot Orthophoto Imagery Seamline and Date Flown – LARIAC 4

These dataset contains the dates of the imagery as well as the image chips that were compiled into the 2014 Los Angeles Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium (LARIAC4) 4-inch and 1-foot color orthophotography.

Each polygon contains an 8 digit number that corresponds to the date the image was acquired (for example, 20140125 corresponds […]

DPSS Program Service Area Boundaries

Summary This data is a representation of the program boundaries for Department of Public Social Services, for all district offices. There are separate boundary layers for program Intake boundaries, which are used to tell County residents which office to go to when applying for a particular program. There are also separate boundaries […]

LA County Sanitation Districts GIS Page

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The LA County Sanitation Districts are a partnership of 24 independent special districts that serve the wastewater and solid waste management needs of approximately 5.5 million people in Los Angeles County (County). The Sanitation Districts’ service area covers approximately 824 square miles and encompasses 78 cities and unincorporated territory within the County.

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Port of Los Angeles Berths, Docks, Slips

The Port of Los Angeles manages GIS information about its Berths, Marinas, docks, and slips. They have provided a set of feature classes, including:

Berth Lines Dock Lines Marina Boundaries Slips Dock Structures

You can see the organization of the data in the image on the right.

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POLA_Data – […]

Specific Plans – Proposed

Specific Plan – Proposed

These are Proposed Specific Plans for the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The adoption of the Antelope Valley Area Plan by the Board of Supervisors (6/16/15) introduced a new Specific Plan Boundary on the Land Use Policy maps for the Centennial project and other adjacent parcels. […]

Trees in LA County Parks

This dataset contains tree locations and information from 26 parks managed by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Data Download

LA County Parks – Trees (phases 1 and 2) – zipped shapefile Shapefile Metadata – pdf format LACO Park Trees Phases 1 and 2 – Excel Table […]

LA County CAMS Address Locator

From this post you can download an address locator customized for Los Angeles County, as well as the rules that build it.

The County of Los Angeles currently is able to confidently match over 98.8% of incoming addresses. This has been tested against approximately 9 million addresses composed of voters’ addresses, utility addresses, […]

Airports (Countywide)

Shows all airports in Los Angeles County. For a link to the Department of Regional Planning’s Airport Land Use Commission page, click here. UPDATED on 4/27/15 to reflect the name change from El Monte Airport to the San Gabriel Valley Airport

Download Shapefile (.zip)

View in the new LA County Open Data Portal […]