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The City of Bloomington will provide hard copy maps produced from its GIS and digital GIS data for a fee. Fees are based on the costs to produce the requested information. City of Bloomington Ordinance 01-10, establishes fees for providing electronic maps and enhanced access to city databases.

GIS Data Disclaimer

All GIS and electronic database materials, and any services which may be provided related thereto, are provided "as-is" without any warranty of any kind, and all warranties on merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are hereby disclaimed. In no event shall the City of Bloomington be liable to the recipient or any other party for damages of any type, including but not limited to incidental, consequential or exemplary damages arising out of the use or inability to use these materials. This agreement shall be governed by the law of Indiana, where any litigation arising hereunder shall take place. The agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between the parties and may be modified only by a written agreement.

How To Order

To request a published map, custom map,or digial data, please fill out, sign, and return the appropriate order form. Order forms may be downloaded from this web page or are available at the City of Bloomington Engineering Department located in Suite 130 at Showers City Hall, 401 N. Morton Street. (Get Directions to City Hall). To receive an order form by mail or by fax, you may call the Engineering Department at 812-349-3417 or email us at gis @bloomington.in.gov.

Requests are generally filled within one to three buisness days. Published maps are printed when ordered so they will have the most current data availalble. The City of Bloomington will accepts cash, checks, money orders, and credit cards for fee payment. Checks should be made out to the City of Bloomington.

Download Electronic Data Order Forms

The following are in PDF format and require Acrobat Reader or the Acrobat plug-in to view and print. The reader and plug-in are free to download at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html.

Published Hard Copy Map Order Form (PDF 42.02 KB)("GIS Library Maps")
Custom Hard Copy Map Order Form (PDF 34.74 KB)
Digital Data Order Form (PDF 40.18 KB)

Additional Information About Free Maps & GIS Data

Check out the Map Gallery to view and download city maps for free.

The City of Bloomington has metadata about the GIS data it provides. - Go to the GIS Metadata Index.

Some GIS data is available on this site for free download. - Go to the GIS Data Download site.

Schedule of Fees

Contents

GIS Hard Copy Maps
Published Hard Copy Maps - "GIS Library Maps"
Made to Order Hard Copy Maps

Digital Data
Digital GIS Data CD's
Aerial Photography Image Data CD's
Custom Digital GIS Data
Custom Aerial Photography Images
Electronic Data Reports

Other Rate Information
Custom Rates
Media Costs
Additional Fees

Hard Copy Maps

Section 1: Published Hard Copy Map Fees

1.1 GIS Map Library

The following fees apply to printing existing cartographic maps. The City of Bloomington GIS Library Map Order Form contains a listing of the published GIS maps. View a list of published hardcopy maps here.

Map Size Type Price
36" x 48" Color Plot $13.00
24" x 36" Color Plot $13.00
11" x 17" Color Plot $12.00
11" x 17" Laser Plot $11.00
Specialty Maps Price
Bloomington Official Zoning Map 8 Sheet Set $49.00
Bloomington Utilities Water System Map $17.00
Bloomington Utilities Sewer System Map $17.00

1.2 GIS Map Books

GIS Map Books are multi-sheet photocopy sets of laser print maps published quarterly. A base map book contains streets, railroads, parking lots, buildings, address text, hydrology, and the municipal boundary. See GIS Map Library for individual sheet pricing.

Map Book Size Scale Sheets Book Price
City Base Map Book 11 x 17 > 200 ft. 166 $26.00
Map Area Base Map Book 11 x 17 200 ft. 402 $54.00

1.3 Black & White Photo Copies

Section 2: Made to Order Hard Copy Map Fees

2.1 Standard GIS Maps:

GIS maps are created to order in the following sizes to standard scales. See the City of Bloomington Custom Map Order Form for a listing of standard available map layers. Any non-standard graphics, symbolization, or spatial analysis will be an additional cost based on an hourly rate. The City will apply actual cost to any item shipped.

Fees Color 8 x 11 24 x 36 36 x 48
Standard Map $11.00 $30 .00 $31.00
Map with Photo Back Drop $14.00 $41.00 $44.00

2.2 Custom Map Service Fees

Staff Position Hourly Rate
GIS Coordinator $25.00
Assistant GIS Coordinator $21.00
GIS Technician $9.00

(See Section 4: Service & Media Fees for complete list of staff hourly rates)

2.3 Media Costs

Media Item Cost
DesignJet Plot Cost $5.50/hour
Color Bond Plotter Paper $0.20/foot
Mylar Plotter Paper $1.55/foot
4 mm Tape (90m) $8.50
3 Floppy Disc $0.60
CD-ROM $2.00

(See Section 4: Service & Media Fees for complete list of media costs)

Digital Data

Section 3: Digital Map Data Fees

3.1 CD-ROM Data Sets

GIS Vector Data

The City of Bloomington publishes its GIS data on CD-ROM in the following formats.

Vector CD-ROM Data Files (Size) CDs Price
GIS Base Map - GenaMap Format 405 (46.96 MB) 1 $12.00
GIS Base Map - DXF Format 405 (56.0 MB) 1 $13.00
GIS Base Map - Shape Format 405 (27.3 MB) 1 $15.00
GIS Topographic Data - GenaMap Format 496 (223.24 MB) 1 $16.00
GIS Topographic Data - DXF Format 496 (956.86 MB) 2 $39.00
GIS Topographic Data - Shape Format 496 (229.6 MB) 1 $19.00

List of map data layers included on each CD

Data contained on these CD's are also available for free download from this site. (See the GIS Data Download page)

Aerial Photography Image Data

The following archived image data is available in CD-ROM sets. The digital ortho photo CDs also includes coordinate files.

Image CD-ROM Data Files (Size) CDs Price
1998 Digital Ortho Photos - 1/2; ft. Pixels 458 (24.03 MB) 18 $200.00
1998 Digital Ortho Photos - 2 ft. Pixels 458 (1.5 MB) 2 $21.00
1975 Historical Photo Images 78 (20.01 MB) 3 $35.00
1972 Historical Photo Images 87 (20.01 MB) 3 $37.00
1967 Historical Photo Images 769 (20.01 MB) 27 $270.00
1961 Historical Photo Images 280 (20.01 MB) 10 $104.00
1947 Historical Photo Images 173 (20.01 MB) 6 $66.00

3.2 Custom Digital Map Data:

The following fees will apply to custom requests for Bloomington digital GIS data. GIS layers excluding building and contour data are priced per map layer. Building and contour data are priced per 2000 x 3000-foot panel grid.

Item GenaMap Format DXF Format Shape Format
GIS Building Footprint Panel $10.00 $10.00 $13.00
GIS Contour Panel $10.00 $11.00 $14.00
Other Bloomington GIS Map Layer $11.00 $12.00 $14.00
Media Cost See Services & Media Schedule
Custom Rate Cost See Services & Media Schedule

3.4 Custom Image Data:

The following fees apply to City of Bloomington archived aerial photography images at a per image basis. Image data is in TIFF format. Digital Ortho Photo images come with coordinate files.

Item Cost
1998 Digital Ortho-Photo $9.00
Historical Photo Image $9.00
Media Cost See Services & Media Schedule

3.5 Media Costs

Media Item Cost
4 mm Tape (90m) $8.50
3 Floppy Disc $0.60
CD-ROM $2.00

(See Section 4: Service & Media Fees for complete list of media costs)

Other Rate Information

Section 4: Services & Media

4.1 Electronic Database & Reports

Custom hourly rates will apply on requests for electronic data or reports requiring custom queries or technical staff hours in addition to media costs. A $4.00 per order processing fee will be accessed per order.

4.2 Custom Service Rates

Rates are applied by the quarter hour with a minimum of 1 hour.

Staff Position Hourly Rate
GIS Manager $25.00
GIS Specialist $21.00
GIS Technician $9.00
Senior Database Systems Engineering Specialist $31.00
Systems Engineering Manager $36.00
Senior Systems Engineering Specialist $29.00
Systems Engineering Specialist $26.00
User Support & Operations Manager $31.00
Senior User Support & System Specialist $26.00
User Support & System Specialist $25.00
Engineering Services Manager $31.00
Assistant Engineering Services Manager $25.00
Engineering Project Inspector $21.00
Engineering Field Specialist $19.00
Engineering Technician $17.00

4.3 Media Cost

Item Cost
Line & 8 x 11 B/W Laser Printout $0.20/page
11x 17 B/W Laser Printout $0.40/page
8 x 11 Color Laser Printout $1.00/page
DesignJet Plot Cost $5.50/hour
Color Bond Plotter Paper $0.20/foot
Mylar Plotter Paper $1.55/foot
4 mm Tape (90m) $8.50
> 3 Floppy Disc $0.60
CD-ROM $2.00

4.4 Additional Fees

Shipping Cost: Actual Cost

The City of Bloomington will quote prices for other electronic data records not detailed in schedule based on hourly Custom Rate and any direct costs associated with program development or passed on from third party consultants.

The City of Bloomington reserves the right to refuse requests for electronic data products or services that may unreasonably interfere with ongoing operations of the City by requiring an inordinate diversion of City manpower, materials, or equipment use or would necessitate utilization of an outside contractor.


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