Dutchess County is committed to connecting the public to important geographically based information. We do so by maintaining geographic data and databases; and then giving the public access to these with powerful web mapping applications on the Internet.
ParcelAccess - Map-based parcel lines and property information.
A searchable map with all Dutchess County property boundaries and extensive amount of current property information are made available to you. Pertinent information such as wetlands, flood zones and elevations are also presented to help describe properties.
Address Info Finder - Address-based search tool to extract pertinent information.
Address Info-Finder provides basic information and links to more detailed information for official addresses within Dutchess County, NY. It’s a tool to verify an address and generate a report for related elected officials, road authorities, school districts, emergency service agencies and more.
Bicycle Parking - Locate bicycle parking locations in Dutchess County.
A searchable map of bike parking locations in Dutchess County combined with rail trails and designated bike routes to enable bicyclists to locate parking near their planned destination.
InfoAccess - InfoAccess is the new GIS-based map developed by Dutchess County OCIS.
InfoAccess displays points of interest in Dutchess County in themed "categories" such as Health Care, Public Service, Recreation, Government, and more. InfoAccess is used to map locations of public meetings and local events.
Census data dynamically updates for each municipality as you navigate to different locations. Links to InfoAccess can be found throughout the County’s website and municipal websites that have been developed by OCIS as part of the Shared Services initiative. Just look for the icon
An extensive review of landscape and cultural assets was conducted in the mid-1980’s. These ‘marked-up” maps and related documents are a valuable source of historical information.
AerialAccess - A collection of current and historic aerial photos dating back to 1936.
The application allows users to select two flight years and overlay them to see what changes have occurred over time. A time sequence print out is also available. Be sure to read the 'Info' and 'Basics' sections in the application to obtain a better understanding of the aerial photos being viewed.
TIP Viewer - Transportation projects that use federal or transit funding.
The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) represents the formal capital program that assigns federal funds to highway, bridge, bikeway, pedestrian, transit, and demand management projects to be undertaken over five federal fiscal years. This viewer maps each of these projects and provides details including estimated costs.
Referral Identifier Tool - Does your zoning action need to be Referred?
When private or municipal actions involve zoning, and fall within buffers of certain legislated geographic features, the action must be referred to Dutchess County Planning & Development for review (NYS GML #239 L&M). This tool helps identify those actions to refer, based on their location.
Options are available for individuals wanting to access the web applications other than from home. There are numerous public workstations throughout the County. There are public workstation available at:
- Public Libraries. Many libraries have computers available to the public. It is best to call your local library to ask about availability.
- Dutchess County Real Property Tax Service Agency.
- Dutchess County Clerks Office.
- Municipal Town Halls. Some municipalities have arranged to have a public workstation available in their Town Hall. Please contact your municipal town hall to ask whether they have a public GIS station available.
- Cornell Cooperative Extension - Dutchess County.