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The City of Seattle’s GIS data is an important resource for engineers, land planners, architects, utility designers, and others who consult or provide technical services to city departments. The GIS group fields hundreds of requests from city staff and the public who are looking for geographic maps and data in a variety of digital formats to support their work. We offer the following services:

Express mapping service

Use this service to request an 11-inch by 17-inch pre-designed, color map tailored to meet your scale and content requirements. Your map can be picked up in person or emailed to you as a PDF. Hours and contact information

Custom mapping services

Use this service to order a custom map if you have more specific requirements. Our GIS cartographers are skillful at GIS analysis techniques and proficient with GIS software and programming languages. Request a custom map

Data services


The City of Seattle hosts base GIS data in shapefile (.shp) format through

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GIS utility infrastructure data within Seattle is provided on a project-specific basis and licensed for specific use. Request data sets