The Geographic Information Systems Program is responsible for developing, managing and delivering a wide variety
of maps and data to the general public. From tabular data sets we create maps and create tabular data sets from maps.
Many members of the public do not know that this resource exists.  If you are interested in maps or data, please contact
the G.I.S. Manager at (530) 621-6511 or visit our map library. Click here for map library.    

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Frequently Asked Question ~ Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.)

  1.  What is G.I.S.?
  2.  Where is G.I.S. located?
  3.  How do I contact the G.I.S. division?
  4.  What services does G.I.S. provide?
  5.  Who do I contact to have a project done?
  6.  What fees are required?
  7.  What data is available?
  8.  How long does it take to complete a project?
  9.  How long do you keep completed projects?

 1.  What is G.I.S.?

G.I.S. is a unit in the Surveyor’s Department. This unit is responsible for maintaining computerized maps of parcels, roads and political jurisdictions in El Dorado County.

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 2.  Where is G.I.S. Located?

G.I.S. is located in the Surveyor's Department at the main County of El Dorado Government Center:

Surveyor’s Department
360 Fair Lane, Bldg. B
Placerville, CA. 95667

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 3.  How do I contact the G.I.S. division?

You can email the G.I.S. Manager, José M. Crummett, at jose.crummett@edcgov.us or you can contact him directly by phone at (530) 621-6511.  

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 4.  What services does G.I.S. provide?

We provide custom mapping and data services to companies, external agencies, the general public and other county departments.

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 5.  Who do I contact to have a project done?

You can email the G.I.S. Manager, José M. Crummett, at jose.crummett@edcgov.us or you can contact him directly by phone at (530) 621-6511.   
You may also come into our office located in the Surveyor's Department:

Surveyor’s Department
360 Fair Lane, Bldg. B
Placerville, CA. 95667

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 6.  What fees are required?

There are time and material fees. We bill at $60.00/hour with a one-hour minimum for all new work. Reprints of existing maps have a set-up fee of $15.00 plus the costs of the paper. Paper map costs are determined based on size and range from $1.00 to $10.00 per copy. Data extracts and reports always incur at least a one-hour minimum plus the cost of the medium. CD/DVD and other recording media vary from $1.00 to $9.00. See our "Geographic Information System Fee Schedule" for other related fees.

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 7.  What data is available?

There is a wide variety of data and maps available upon request and typically a fee will be applied. These data are not available for download from the Internet, but there are GIS clip and extract capabilities at http://gem.edcgov.us/ugotnet/.  Please contact the G.I.S. Manager by email at jose.crummett@edcgov.us or telephone at (530) 621-6511 for custom maps or data.
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 8. How long does it take to complete a project?

That depends on the complexity and level of detail required. Please call for an estimate.

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 9.  How long do you keep completed projects?

All projects are done on a one-time delivery basis only. We do back-up and archive our work where feasible and have recovered projects as old as five years, but we do not guarantee the availability of a project or its required data to be available after the initial delivery.

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