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Parcel Status
Does your organization have digital parcel mapping?
If NO, how is parcel data currently mapped?
Other non-digital mapping method? Please describe
Which of the following stages most closely describes the current status of your digital parcel data development?
Percentage of parcel data in digital form?
Have cities (or other entities) in your county developed digital parcel data?
List of Cites (or other entities)
Data Lineage
Digital parcel mapping for your organization was completed in-house or by vendor?
Percentage completed "in-house"?
Digital parcel mapping for your organization are now maintained in-house or by vendor?
Percentage maintained "in-house"?
Name of outside vendor assisting with your parcel mapping, if any?
Does your digital parcel mapping have topology?
Is your digital parcel data documented using metadata?
What Type of Medadata are you using?
Other metadata type?
For the parcels you have mapped, what percentages were based on each or any of the following methods?
Developed parcel boundary lines by digitizing existing paper/mylar/linen maps, but with no adjustment to a known geographic reference framework.
Developed parcel boundary lines by digitizing existing paper/mylar/linen maps, and adjusting them to the best available PLSS coordinates.
Created digital parcel boundary lines using coordinate geometry (COGO) from property descriptions, but with no adjustment to a geographic reference system.
Created digital parcel boundary lines using coordinate geometry (COGO) from property descriptions into a geographic reference framework.
Digitized existing maps using orthophotos/aerial photography to adjust the boundaries.
Incorporated digital data (e.g. certified survey maps) from an outside source.
Other method
Other method, please describe
Data Design and Structure
Which of the following graphic features (layers) are a part of your digital parcel database
Database feature: Deed/title boundaries
Database feature: Tax parcel boundaries
Database feature: PLSS framework
Database feature: Subdivision or plat boundaries, condominiums, registered land surveys
Database feature: Right of way plats
Database feature: Railroad rights-of-way
Database feature: Easements
Database feature: Waterbodies
Database feature: Building footprints (i.e. planimetrics)
Database feature: Other planimetric data
Database feature: Building centroids
Database feature: Parcel bearings and distances
Database feature: Original lot lines
Database feature: Geocoded roads
Database feature: Road Centerlines
Database feature: Road names
Database feature: Are road centerline sources differentiated in the database
Database feature: Waterbody source
Database feature: Waterbody source date
Database feature: Road rights-of-way
What is the primary coordinate system used by your organization for digital parcel data?
What is the primary horizontal datum used by your organization for digital parcel data?
Have any statistical tests been done to determine attribute accuracy?
Tiling Scheme - if one exists?
How frequently do you update your digital parcel map?
What is the horizontal positional accuracy of your parcel boundaries in the following percentage categories?
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): Less than 1 Foot
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): 1 - 3 Feet
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): 3-10 Feet
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): 10 - 20 Feet
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): 20 - 30 Feet
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): 30 - 40 Feet
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): Greater than 40 feet
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): Other
Horizontal Accuracy of Digital Parcels (%): Other, please desribe
Can a single parcel polygon be coded with more that one unique parcel ID number?
Is one parcel ID number ever shared by more than one polygon?
Do ALL parcel polygons have an identification number?
Are Right of Way parcels assigned a parcel ID number?
Are parcel ID numbers retired when the parcel boundary changes?
Can a linkage be made between digital parcel mapping and tax roll/assessment databases?
Software and File Formats
What software is used to create or maintain digital parcel data or other digital data?
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: AutoCAD
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: MicroStation
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: ArcView, ArcGIS
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: ArcInfo, ArcGIS
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: MapInfo
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: Other Software
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: Other Software, please describe
What format is used to create or maintain digital parcel data or other digital data?
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence format: .DWG
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: .DGN
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: .SHP
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: Coverage
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: .MIF
Digital parcel data creation/maintainence software: Other Format, please describe
What format is used to distribute digital parcel data?
Distribution format: .DWG
Distribution format: .DGN
Distribution format: .MIF
Distribution format: .SHP
Distribution format: Coverage
Distribution format: Geodatabase
Distribution format: Unsure
Distribution format: Do not distribute
Distribution format: Other Format
Distribution format: Other, please describe
What software do you use to create and maintain your land records attribute database?
Land Records Software: Dbase
Land Records Software: Access
Land Records Software: MySQL
Land Records Software: Word Processing
Land Records Software: Fox Pro
Land Records Software: QuattroPro
Land Records Software: Other
Land Records Software: Other, please describe
What format do you use to create and maintain your land records attribute database?
Land Records Format: .DBF
Land Records Format: .MDB
Land Records Format: .SQL
Land Records Format: Text
Land Records Format: Spreadsheet
Land Records Format: AS400
Land Records Format: Other
Land Records Format: Other, please describe
Who is the land records attribute data distribution contact for the above database format/software?
Who is the land records attribute data distribution contact for the above database format/software?
Title or position
Office or Department
Postal address
E-Mail address
Phone Number
Data Distribution Procedures
How do you distribute digital parcel data when it is requested by others?
Do you serve your digital parcel data to the public via the internet?
Has your organization developed a formal data distribution policy that addresses issues such as pricing, copyright, privacy, liability, and data sharing?
Data Distribution policy: Copyright
Data Distribution policy: License agreement
Data Distribution policy: Restrictive language
Data Distribution policy: Disclaimer
Other data distribution policy
Other data distribution policy, please describe
Does your organization charge PUBLIC entities for costs of copying and distributing data?
Does your organization charge PRIVATE entities for costs of copying and distributing data?
Does your organization charge PUBLIC entities to cover data development costs?
Does your organization charge PRIVATE entities to cover data development costs?
Survey Control
Name of county surveyor or official survey contact?
(County only) Do you have a County Surveyor?
(All others) Does your organization employ a licensed land surveyor?
Does the Land Surveyor work full or part time for your organization?
What is the relationship between the GIS department and the county surveyor in respect to your parcel mapping project?
Does your county have an active remonumentation program?
If you do NOT have a remonumentation program, do you have one planned within the next 3-5 years?
What percentage of PLSS corners (section, quarter, quarter-quarter or meander) have been remonumented?
What percentage have a location of PLS Corner Certificate completed?
What percentage of corner coordinates are tied to the HARN survey control network?
Do you maintain files of certificate of surveys per Minnesota State Statute 389.08?
Does your organization utilize the following sources of survey control for creation of your digital parcel data?
Survey Control: GPS positions based on geodetic control (Example: HARN (96))
Survey Control: Monumented section corners tied into geodetic control network
Survey Control: Monumented section corners NOT tied into geodetic control network
Survey Control: Public domain data such as MN DNR PLS section corners or Mn/DOT State Basemap
Survey Control: Photo interpreted section corners
Survey Control: Other source control data
Other survey control
What is the horizontal positional accuracy of your source control data in the following percentage categories?
Positional Accuracy of Source Data (%): Less than 1 foot
Positional Accuracy of Source Data (%): 1 - 3 feet
Positional Accuracy of Source Data (%): 3 - 10 feet
Positional Accuracy of Source Data (%): 10 - 20 feet
Positional Accuracy of Source Data (%): 20 - 30 feet
Positional Accuracy of Source Data (%): 30 - 40 feet
Positional Accuracy of Source Data (%): Greater than 40 feet
Positional Accuracy of Source Data (%): Other
Other source control data accuracy?
What is the scale of data source if digitizing, tracing or heads up digitizing?
How are gaps and overlaps between parcels handled?
Display of gaps and overlaps
How are gaps and overlaps displayed?
Other gaps and overlaps procedures
Organizational Contacts
Please provide: Name, Title, and Phone Number for each person who completed the survey
Who is the main contact person for parcel mapping information
Title
Department
Address
E-Mail
Phone
Name of person completing the survey, if different from the main contact?
Title
Department
Address
E-Mail
Phone
Name of county surveyor or official survey contact?
Title
Department
Address
Phone
Name of person completing survey (1)
Title of person completing survey (1)
Phone of person completing survey (1)
Name of person completing survey (2)
Title of person completing survey (2)
Phone of person completing survey (2)
Name of person completing survey (3)
Title of person completing survey (3)
Phone of person completing survey (3)