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Maine Office of GIS

Maine Office of GIS

Welcome to the Maine Office of GIS (MEGIS) website.

The mission of MEGIS is to provide baseline geospatial data, services, and support to users of geospatial technology in state government and the public, with the ultimate goal to increase and ease the use of geospatial technologies.



February 2015

Ongoing Data Updates - for more detailed information on MEGIS Data Catalog Additions and Updates

Now Available - The new lidar data (extension of coverage to complete York, Cumberland, and Kennebec counties) is now available in our web map service (WMS) and through our orthoviewer application (to download the actual data). Downloadable tiles are also available (TIFF format) for 2m DEMs, 2m hillshade, 2m slope models and shapefiles are available for 2ft Contours.

The Parcel data has been updated for 2015 - Newly added towns include:  Baldwin, Bangor, Bradley, Brewer, Buxton, Dayton, Eddington, Hiram, Holden, Hollis, Howland, Limerick, Limington, Milford, Old Town, Orrington, Sebago and Veazie. Updated towns include:  Alfred, Amherst,  Arundel, Biddeford, Cape Elizabeth, Casco, Chelsea, Cornish, Cumberland, Dedham, Falmouth, Freeport, Gorham, Gray, Hamden, Hermon,  Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Long Island, Lyman, Naples, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Old Orchard Beach, Orono, Portland, Pownal, Raymond, Saco, Scarborough, South Portland, Standish, Westbrook, Windham and Yarmouth.

Zones Poly has been Updated in the MEGIS internet Data Catalog. ZONES_POLY contains polygons of Maine Land Use Planning Commission's protection and development zones at 1:24000 scale. Please refer to the metadata for additional information.

Updated - VERNAL POOLS (VPCenterPts) and SIGNIFICANT VERNAL POOL BUFFERS (SVPBuffers) have been UPDATED.  VPCenterPts represents CANDIDATE Significant Vernal Pools (SVPs). SVPBuffers depicts 250-foot habitat zones surrounding the perimeters of Significant Vernal Pools (SVPs) or Potentially Significant Vernal Pools (PSVPs). Please refer to the metadata for additional information.