Geographic Information Systems

What Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data is available?

The following GIS data is available:

  1. Prince Edward Island Basemap Layer
  2. Civic Address Data

    An on-line Civic Address Locator is also available. 

    It must be noted that civic address communities have been defined solely for the purpose of supporting a provincial 911 emergency response system. The Civic Address Locator will provide information on the general geographic area of a particular address or Property Identification (PID) Number.

    Civic address communities do not represent all recognized and distinct communities on Prince Edward Island and caution should be applied if civic address communities are used for any purpose other than the provincial 911 emergency response system.
     
  3. Community and Social Boundaries
  4. Electoral Data
  5. Emergency Data
  6. Imagery Data
  7. Index Maps
  8. Property Data 
  9. Resource Data
  10. Transportation Data

Is there a cost associated with download of GIS Data?

Free GIS Products are available for download.

GIS products available at a cost are outlined in the GIS Price List. In addition, a Cost of Distribution is charged.

Are licensing agreements required?

Licensing agreements are required for distribution of data available at a cost.

Who should I contact if I have questions about GIS data?

GIS data is maintained by a number of government departments.

The Data Layers – Department of Finance is maintained by the Taxation and Property Records Division. If you have questions regarding this data please contact:

Taxation and Property Records
Phone: (902) 368-4070
Fax: (902) 368-6164
Email: taxandland@gov.pe.ca

The Data Layers – Department of Agriculture and Forestry is maintained by the Department of Communities, Land and Environment. If you have questions regarding this data please contact:

Department of Communities Land and Environment
Phone: 1-866-368-5044
Fax:    (902) 368-5830
Email:    CLE@gov.pe.ca

The Data Layers – Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is maintained by the Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy. If you have questions regarding this data please contact:

Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy
Phone:    (902) 368-5100
Fax:    (902) 368-5395

What other sources of GIS and mapping data are available?

Other data sources of interest include:

  1. A complete set of Aerial Photographs are available for viewing.
  2. Digital Topographical Data is available from Natural Resources Canada (NR Can). NRCan began offering its electronic topographic mapping data for free over the Internet in 2007.

 

Disclaimer: This page is prepared for information purposes only, and should not be considered a substitute for the applicable statutes. Should there be any conflict between the contents of this page and the statutes, the statutes shall prevail.
Published date: 
May 29, 2017