What is GIS?
Simply put GIS, which is short for Geographic Information System, uses layers of geographical maps, including streets, buildings, neighborhoods, aerial photography, subterranean infrastructure, and more to provide a web-based information system.

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1. Do you survey land?
2. What is GIS?
3. What is Section Corner Perpetuation?
4. What is a regulated drain?
5. Who are the Drainage Board?
6. How do I pay my drain assessment?
7. How can I get a hole fixed on a tile drain?
8. Is the tile or open drain on my property a county drain?
9. What determines whether a drain is regulated or private?
10. My neighbor has blocked or filled in the natural surface flow across their property, backing water upon my property. What recourse do I have?
11. Why do I pay an assessment and how is that money spent?
12. Who determines who pays and how much?
13. Does the assessment go to the general fund?
14. What is the difference between an assessment and a tax?
15. Why do I pay a drainage assessment if the drain is not even located on my property?
16. What is the difference between a Drainage Easement and a Regulated Drain Easement?
17. What is that "ditch" in my backyard for?
18. Can I fill in the swale in my backyard?
19. Who should I contact to get permission?
20. Can I build sheds, playground equipment, etc. in the swale in my backyard?
21. What does the detention pond do?
22. What can I do about the geese problem?
23. The builder is discharging my (or my neighbor's) sump pump across the ground and is causing a wet area in my yard. Is this correct?
24. Can I just outlet the sump pump on the surface?
25. Where can I discharge my sump pump?
26. Does the office survey private property?