The Planning Department utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to create and maintain map layers or files of Pitt County. GIS programs such as ArcInfo, ArcView, ArcExplorer, ArcIMS and ArcGIS are the software programs being utilized for mapping and analysis. In addition to producing and updating maps, the Department has access to aerial imagery for detailed analysis of Pitt County for various projects.
Staff provides government, private and non-profit organizations and citizens with detailed GIS maps and information upon request.
Government agencies are supplied with maps, data analysis and digital images from the Planning Department. Such agencies include:
Pitt County Schools
Pitt County Economic Development Commission
Pitt County Sheriff Office
Pitt County Environmental Health
Pitt County Inspections
Types of Maps
Digital and paper maps are produced for review by the public that include, but are not limited to:
Board of County Commissioner District maps
Existing infrastructure maps
Sheriff Patrol maps
Pitt County creates maps for the Safe Communities Coalition’s CRASH project, which pinpoints automobile crashes in Pitt County so that adequate safety measures may be implemented.