GIS Data & Pricing Information

GIS Service Pricing

  • Custom Map Design Rate: $60 per hour ($15.00 minimum) Print Cost per page.
  • Standard Prints: Standard Prints only involve the media costs.
  • Geographic Analysis: Work related to database development, analysis, or manipulation will be billed at a rate of $100.00 per hour ($30.00 minimum).
  • Shipping: Appropriate postage will be added to all orders requiring shipping.
  • Alternate Formats: Maps can be delivered in digital formats. Custom map design and analysis rates would apply.

Product
Cost Plain Paper
Photo Gloss Paper
MapLetter or Legal$1N/A
MapTabloid$2N/A
Map24" Roll$10$15
Map36" Roll$15$20
Map42" Roll$20$25

GIS Digital Data Costs

  • License Agreement: All data transactions require a single license agreement prior to delivery.
  • Data Format: The data will be provided in either shapefile or geodatabase format.
  • Coordinate System: All data will be delivered in Iowa State Plane South NAD83.
  • Payments: Make checks payable to Des Moines County GIS Commission.
  • Shipping: Media and shipping costs are included in the pricing below.
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Real Estate
Costs
Selected Parcel Polygons without attached data$50; $0.01 per parcel
Parcel Polygons Countywide without attached data
$500
Selected Parcel Polygons with attached data
$50; $0.05 per parcel
Parcel Polygons Countywide with attached data
$1,200
Subdivisions
$50
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Public Land Survey
Costs
Complete PLSS in Shapefile format
$50
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Administrative Boundaries
Costs
Political Townships and Corporate Limits
$50
Voting Precinct
$50
Schooling Districts
$50
Fire Districts
$50
TIF Districts
$50
Zoning/Land Use
$50
Flood Plain Data
$50
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Transportation
Costs
County Road Centerlines (addressed)
$250
Railroad Centerlines
$50
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Miscellaneous Layers
Costs
Any additional layers not listed
Contact for more information
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Orthophotography (Countywide)
Costs
2015 Color Countywide Aerials (SID Format)
$1,200
2015 Color Aerial Single Image (SID Format)
$40
2015 Single Image conversion to desired format
$50
2012 Color Countywide Aerials (SID Format)
$1,000
2012 Color Aerial Single Image (SID Format)
$150
2012 Individual JPEG Tiles 1 or .5 mile square
$50
2010 Color Countywide Aerials (SID Format)
$500
2010 Color Aerial Single Image (SID Format)
$150
2010 Individual JPEG Tiles 1 or .5 mile square
$30
2009 Color Countywide Aerials (SID Format)
$200
2009 Color Aerial Single Image (SID Format)
$50
2009 Individual JPEG Tiles 1 or .5 mile square
$10

Cost Exempt List for Data Purchasing

The following types of organizations are exempt from GIS data costs. Exempt organizations are still required to sign a Geographic Datasets Licensing Agreement and may be subject to standard processing fees.

  • Des Moines County GIS Commission Member Entities
  • State Agency
  • Federal Agency
  • School District
  • Tax Supported University or Community College

Contractors may be granted access to the data at no cost if they are conducting work on behalf of an exempt organization. The exempt organization must make a formal request for the data and have a signed license agreement on file with the Des Moines County GIS Commission.