Property Ownership and Geographic Information Data

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East Michigan Council of Governments (EMCOG) does not currently house Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data for any of the 14 Counties for distribution to the public. Any data we might have is used for internal purposes. However, EMCOG does recognize the benefits that access to GIS data can provide to those looking for spatial information. To that end, we are providing known links to County Tax Parcel or GIS data sites for our 14 counties, and cities where known. Additionally, a link to various other State of Michigan and Federal data sites are listed.

Arenac County Property Tax Search and their new Arenac GIS website.

Bay County  Property Assessment & Tax Query system which is integrated with Bay County GIS mapping.

Clare County Property Tax Search and their new Clare GIS website.

Gladwin County FetchGIS service.

Gratiot County BS&A Online is a fee based service or go to their Gratiot GIS Authority FetchGIS site.

Huron County FetchGIS site provides a map with limited information, with additional information for a fee.

Iosco County Property and Land Search utilizes BS & A and is a fee based system.

Isabella County FetchGIS Viewer provides tax parcel information along with GIS mapping functionality or the BS&A Online application.

Midland County utilizes both the Midland Land Records Search and the FetchGIS Viewer application.

Ogemaw County Property Tax Search and Ogemaw County Real Property Inquiry System are two different ways to access tax parcel information, the later through a mapping interface.

Saginaw County utilizes both the BS&A Online and  FetchGIS Viewer for access to parcel data..

Sanilac County uses the FetchGIS Viewer to provide tax parcel and mapping services.

Tuscola County uses the FetchGIS Viewer (Fee Based) to provide tax parcel and mapping services

BS & A Software which is used by most Michigan Tax Assessors and Equalization Departments provides online access to many Michigan communities including some cities, village, and townships.  In some case access is  free, and some require a fee per lookup.   

The State of Michigan has as a vast amount of free GIS data which can  be accessed through the  newer GIS Open Data portal.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) also has an Open Data portal.

The United States Geologic Service (USGS) provides GIS data through The National Map interface.