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How does Amherst use GIS?:
   
 

Below is a general overview of how GIS is used throughout Town Departments. Check back for updates, or call for more details.


Assessment Office:  
Zoning & Variance Notifications  
Parcel Maintenance  
Fire District Map  
Neighborhood Sales Analysis  

 
Building Department:  
FEMA Floodplain Mapping  
National Flood Insurance Program - Community Rating System  
Sinking Homes / Soil Subsidence  
Building Code Enforcement  
Building Site Plan Review  

 
Town Clerk:  
Zoning Change and Property Notifications  
Election Districts  

 
Emergency Services:  
FEMA Project Impact  
School Emergency GIS Application  
"Live" Emergency Mapping  
Flood Modeling  
Hazardous and toxic plume modeling (beta)  
Critical Facilities  

 
Engineering Department:  
Sanitary Sewer Maintenance  
Monumentation  
GPS  
Flood Modeling  

 
Fire Control:  
Emergency Response Dispatch  

 
Highway Department:  
Roadmap  

Plowing / Sanding / Leaf Pickup

 
Storm Sewer Maintenance  
Mosquito Spraying  

 
Planning Department:  
Zoning layer  
Deer Project  
Master Plan  
Subdivision Analysis  
Site Plan Review  

 
Police Department:  
GeoNotify (Reverse 911 System)  
Emergency GIS Applications  
Crime Mapping  
SWAT Analysis Application  
Critical Facilities  
Sexual Offenders  
Traffic Control  
School Safety / Crossing Guards  

 
Recreation:  
Parks and Playgrounds  

 
School Districts:  
Introduction to GIS & Planning  

 
More Information Coming Soon
 
   

 

 
     




 

 


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