How Do I...?
Click to Home

Go To Search
Follow us on Facebook
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
 Map  Letter or Legal  $1  N/A
 Map  Tabloid  $2  N/A
 Map  24" Roll  $10  $15
 Map  36" Roll  $15  $20
 Map  42" 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.

     Real Estate                                                         Costs 
   Real Estate   Selected Parcel Polygons without attached data
  Parcel Polygons Countywide without attached data
  Selected Parcel Polygons with attached data
  Parcel Polygons Countywide with attached data

  $50; $0.01 per parcel
  $50; $0.05 per parcel

   Public Land Survey    Costs 
   PLSS   Complete PLSS in Shapefile format


   Administrative Boundaries    Costs 
   Administrative Boundaries   Political Townships and Corporate Limits
  Voting Precinct
  Schooling Districts
  Fire Districts
  TIF Districts
  Zoning/Land Use
  Flood Plain Data
   Transportation    Costs
   Transportation   County Road Centerlines (addressed)
  Railroad Centerlines


   Miscellaneous Layers    Costs
   Miscellaneous   Any additional layers not listed
   Contact for
   more information

   Orthophotography (Countywide)    Costs

  2015 Color Countywide Aerials (SID Format)
  2015 Color Aerial Single Image (SID Format)
  2015 Single Image conversion to desired format

  2012 Color Countywide Aerials (SID Format)
  2012 Color Aerial Single Image (SID Format)
  2012 Individual JPEG Tiles 1 or .5 mile square

  2010 Color Countywide Aerials (SID Format)
  2010 Color Aerial Single Image (SID Format)
  2010 Individual JPEG Tiles 1 or .5 mile square

  2009 Color Countywide Aerials (SID Format)
  2009 Color Aerial Single Image (SID Format)
  2009 Individual JPEG Tiles 1 or .5 mile square


 $150                                  $30


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.