Calcasieu Parish’s GIS department creates and maintains spatial information to aid in the data analysis to support parish departments and their customers and in the creation of maps.
GIS department functions include the management and creation of various graphic map layers of Calcasieu Parish. This includes such layers as land parcels, flood zones, land-use zones, political, subdivisions, GPS control points and various road systems in the Parish. With each of these graphic layers, an attribute database record is maintained on the individual graphic feature.
The department is continually creating and maintaining all GIS layers for the parish in addition to making various maps for divisions of the Parish government.