GICC Priorities

Council priorities focus on quality of statewide geographic information, public access to geospatial resources, collaboration in data development and GIS applications, and wide use of geographic information as a strategic element in public and private business processes. Priorities take the form of projects and initiatives including:

  • NC OneMap is a public service providing comprehensive discovery and access to North Carolina geospatial data resources. Council priorities in support of NC OneMap include:
    • Geospatial Portal for discovery and access for statewide geographic data
    • NC Parcels to provide statewide standardized parcel information (land and buildings)
    • Metadata to document geospatial data for efficient and reliable discovery of information and credible use
    • Statewide Orthoimagery Program funded by the NC 911 Board for current, complete, consistent imagery across the state in support of emergency communications and more
    • NC OneMap Blog for the latest information
  • AddressNC for a statewide collection of address points
  • Census Geospatial Data for collaborative improvement in the geospatial data applied to Census programs
  • Statewide LiDAR, led by the Division of Emergency Management, Risk Management Program, for improved statewide elevation data