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.

Public Information

Staff provides government, private and non-profit organizations and citizens with detailed GIS maps and information upon request.
Aerial view of Pitt County


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
  • Floodplain maps
  • Sheriff Patrol maps
  • Zoning maps

Crash Project

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.