BCSpatial encompasses all ICIS initiatives to integrate, facilitate, promote, and support spatial data sharing. Simply, BCSpatial is the establishment of integration services for and one stop access to the best available cadstral data for the Province.
Currently, BCSpatial is focused on the following data sharing initatives.
Integrated, highly current land parcel data for BC with unifrom attribution.
Central authoritative, accurate and accesible point-based civic address registry for BC.
Automated, scheduled services to refresh shared data directly from the source contributor.
In BC, many organizations maintain spatial data with varying structure, content, and format specifications. BCSpatial seeks to normalize these disparate data sets to provide a single, consistent and comprehensive source of up-to-date geospatial data. BCSpatial currently offers parcel, assessment folio, utiltiy infrastructure and civic address information.
So what's on the horizon for BCSpatial? ICIS is always working to provide the best available services for our ICIS Members... so stay tuned!