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GIS and Stormwater Billing

The Public Works GIS and Stormwater Billing workgroup is responsible for maintaining the following City of Durham layers of geographic information: impervious areas, water system, sanitary sewer system, stormwater system, street centerlines, sidewalks, handicap ramps, intersections, signals, construction project boundaries and city limits.
 
What is GIS? 
GIS is an acronym which stands for Geographic Information System. GIS is essentially the combination of digital maps and associated information (for example a map of streets with information such as name, addressing, speed limit, number of lanes, etc).  GIS also involves the mapping and analysis of those datasets. For a more in depth definition, visit this website

Stormwater Billing
The City of Durham's Stormwater utility is billed based on the amount of impervious area on each parcel of land within Durham's city limits. Due to the GIS nature of this billing the Stormwater Billing program is administered by the Stormwater Services Billing Unit and is a part of the Public Works GIS workgroup.

Stormwater Billing Information


Digital Submittal Information
This is requirement information for submitting digital as-builts as part of the street or water and sewer acceptance process. 
GIS Administrator
David E. Cates, PE, GISP
 
Mailing Address
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701
 
Phone
 (919) 560-4326 (*30232)
 
Fax
(919) 560-4316