A Geographic information system (GIS) is a valuable tool for government entities and their property owners and residents. The system consists of integrated computer hardware and software that store, manage, analyze, edit, output, and visualize geographic data. In short, a GIS uses geographic science and tools to help people understand and visualize spatial patterns and relationships. It can also answer questions and help solve problems. Individuals, organizations, communities, like yours truly, and countries can use it for various purposes. And Nags Head maintains its own GIS! And you have access to it!
The direct URL for the public viewer is https://www.nagsheadnc.gov/gis. We continually evaluate the possibly of different features and layers as it evolves, and we have been working diligently to increase its functionality.
- Nags Head tax bills are now linked to our parcel layer, in addition to Dare County parcel information. You can also view our beach nourishment municipal tax districts visually.
- Permits can be viewed online, with the ability to query permits by type and status.
- Our sanitation routes are also represented on the map.
Finally, an enhanced search feature that allows for searching by address, parcel ID, or owner.
There's a lot of information available in our GIS, so be sure to check it out.