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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GIS Analysis and Data Services

GIS Analysis and Data Services (GADS) provides spatial data analysis, maps, reports and data in support of many departments' activities in the City of Tacoma, but primarily for Community and Economic Development and Planning and Development Services. 


Maps and Data

The City of Tacoma's GIS Analysis and Data Services is your resource for viewing or downloading Tacoma maps and data. Here are your options for receiving information:

View or download maps in PDF format
Download shape files for use in a GIS or drawing program
Use interactive map applications by clicking on the image links below. (If the map doesn't load automatically, please click on the map frame.)

Interactive Maps

Verify if a business address is within Tacoma and subject to Tax & License laws.

Address Check: Business

Verify if an employee work address is within Tacoma and subject to Paid Leave and Minimum Wage rules.

Address Check: Employee

Tour Public Art throughout Tacoma and Pierce County, Washington.

Art: Public

View storefronts in downtown Tacoma filled with art and creative enterprise.

Art: SpaceWorks

View details on Art Studios that participate in Tacoma's Art at Work Month.

Art: Studio Tours

Top 10 things to experience when you visit Tacoma.

Attractions: Top 10

Planning and Development Services Intern Team review of important residential and commercial buildings.

Building Tacoma Project

Find City Councilmember information by address or map click.

City Council

Find Commercial Properties currently listed in Tacoma by Commercial Brokers Association members.

Commercial Properties

Providing one free Community Cleanup opportunity per year to each neighborhood.

Community Cleanup

Find downtown Tacoma Development Opportunities.

Development Opportunities

Get information about living more sustainable lifestyles.

Green Living Guide

Find information about Tacoma historic properties that have been inventoried.

Historic Inventory

Locate Tacoma properties listed on a historic register.

Is My Property Historic?

Land use public notices and permit decisions issued by Planning and Development Services.

Land Use Permits

Audio anthology where community members reflect through poetry the importance of a particular place in their own life.

Laureate Listening Project

Verify LEAP-qualified employees

LEAP Verification

Access Tacoma's Comprehensive Plan information.

One Tacoma: Comp Plan

Access current Tacoma Permit data.

Permit Dashboard

View detailed information needed for permitting.

Permitting: DART

City of Tacoma's Future Land Use Map (FLUM).

Potential Rezones: FLUM

Take a walk into history along the Prairie Line Trail.

Prairie Line Trail

Locations where I-502 (Recreational Marijuana production, processing, or retail sale) are permitted.

Recreational Marijuana

View information about the Residential Parking Program.

Residential Parking

Market analysis tool for business owners and entrepreneurs.

SizeUp: Market Analysis

Learn more about how these interim regulations may apply to a property.

Tideflats Interim Regulations

Find zoning requirements for a specific location.

Zoning Requirements

Information tool for site selectors and investors.

ZoomProspector: Site Selector

City of Tacoma's govME website that provides records, drawings, permitting, and GIS Mapping information to businesses and the citizens of Tacoma.



For more information about this service, contact Nancy Grabinski-Young at ngrabins@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5394.

Participant in the Esri Community Maps program.