Tax Parcels, Tompkins County NY, 2007

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Identification_Information

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Tompkins County ITS GIS Division
Originator: Tompkins County Assessment Department
Publication_Date: 20070731
Title: Tax Parcels, Tompkins County NY, 2007
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: https://cugir.library.cornell.edu/catalog/cugir-007938
Description:
Abstract: The active tax parcel boundaries for all of Tompkins County for a given year plus selected real property information added from Tompkins County RPS. The boundaries represent the one-to-one match with the parcel boundaries shown on the final paper maps for a given year.
Purpose: The parcel boundaries represent legal descriptions of property ownership, as recorded in various public documents in the Tompkins County Clerk's Office.
Supplemental_Information: Properties that are tracked by an account number (utilities, railroads, etc.) may be shown as several separate tax parcel boundaries, with different tax map print keys, even though they are tracked in the Real Property Services (RPS) database under the same account number and treated as one single parcel. The parcel region will show these account-number properties as one tax parcel boundary. This data set is derived from the "region_parcel" featureclass currently being maintained in ArcSDE. Please note that as of July 2007, the tax parcel boundaries have not been edge-matched across municipal boundaries since in most cases these require new surveys and legal descriptions.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20070731
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Boundaries updated continually, RPS data extracted annually.
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -76.696211
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -76.237347
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.627348
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.262716
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: property
Theme_Keyword: ownership
Theme_Keyword: land record
Theme_Keyword: parcel
Theme_Keyword: tax
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: planningCadastre
Theme_Keyword: boundaries
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: LCSH
Theme_Keyword: Real property
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CUGIR Category
Theme_Keyword: property
Theme_Keyword: boundaries
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Tompkins County, New York
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints: The following statement must be included with any products that use or are derived from this data set: Data contained in this product was originally produced by the Tompkins County ITS GIS Division and the Tompkins County Assessment Department and may not be reproduced or redistributed without the express written consent of the originators. The originators do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information portrayed by the data. The data contained herein is for visualization purposes only and cannot be used for conveyance. Property boundaries are based on legal documents, aerial photos, software interpolation, and registration to the 1991 Tompkins County Digital Planimetric Files and, therefore, may differ from legal property descriptions. For complete legal descriptions and conveyance, please refer to the appropriate deeds, surveys, and other legal documents.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Cattyann Campbell
Contact_Organization: Tompkins County ITS GIS Division
Contact_Position: GIS Project Leader
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 128 East Buffalo Street
City: Ithaca
State_or_Province: New York
Postal_Code: 14850
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (607) 274-5418
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (607) 274-5420
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gis@tompkins-co.org
Hours_of_Service: M-F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: https://cugir-data.s3.amazonaws.com/00/79/38/preview.png
Browse_Graphic_File_Description: preview of the dataset
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: PNG
Data_Set_Credit: Tompkins County ITS GIS Division and Tompkins County Assessment Department
Security_Information:
Security_Classification_System: local
Security_Classification: Unclassified
Security_Handling_Description: Open to the public.
Native_Data_Set_Environment: Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.2.1350
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Tompkins County Assessment Department
Publication_Date: 20070701
Title: Selected GIS Extract of Real Property Services Data (Public Version)- 2007
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Other_Citation_Details: Tompkins County ITS GIS Division is responsible for creating the extract and converting it to a format that is compatible with the County's GIS.

Data_Quality_Information

Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: See Entity and Attribute Information
Logical_Consistency_Report: The region parcel dataset is extracted from ArcSDE annually. A special script is used to compare properties in the region parcels feature class to the RPS table. Discrepancies are reviewed and corrected manually. This data set's topology is created real-time using the ESRI set of ArcGIS map and geodatabase topology rules, then converted to an ArcView shapefile. All error checking is done in the source data sets.
Completeness_Report: Complete featureclass or shapefile for the entire County.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Varies, depending on source of parcel boundary (survey, deed, aerial photo, raw conversion from paper maps). The accuracy of the data set is limited to the accuracy of the 1991 Tompkins County Planimetric Base Map series.
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Tax parcel boundaries were initially maintained manually on mylar originals, using erasable ink. In 1991, a series of planimetric base data sets were produced from aerial photography, and are now referred to as the 1991 Tompkins County Digital Planimetric Base Map. The tax parcel mylar maps were digitized using MapGrafix and referenced to the 1991 Tompkins County Digital Planimetric Base Map. In 1997, the MapGrafix data sets for the City of Ithaca and the Towns of Caroline and Danby were approved by the New York State Office of Real Property Services (NYS ORPS). In 1998, the MapGrafix data sets were converted to Arc/Info for the City of Ithaca, Towns of Caroline, Danby, Dryden, and Ithaca, and the Villages of Cayuga Heights, Dryden, and Freeville. In 1999, the Towns of Enfield, Groton, Lansing, Newfield, and Ulysses, and the Villages of Groton, Lansing, and Trumansburg were converted to Arc/Info. Beginning with the 1999 tax year, all tax parcel boundaries were maintained in Arc/Info, all tax maps are printed using ArcView, and all tax maps are archived digitally using Adobe Acrobat, as well as the traditional paper archival. During the transition period from paper to digital maps, parcel boundaries were approximated, except for those boundaries that have been input using paper surveys and legal descriptions. The tax parcel data sets consisted of three groups of layers: boundary layers, text layers, and region layers. The boundary layers consisted of those Arc/Info feature classes upon which the region layers are created. Boundary layers include the nodes, arcs, and polygons. Parcel boundaries are changed by first modifying the arc and node layers, and updating the arc attributes. Next, the polygons were re-created and their attributes were updated. The text layers were then updated to reflect the boundary changes. Finally, the regions were created from the polygons using polygon attributes and the Arc/Info REGIONDISSOLVE command. The text layers are Arc/Info annotation layers and include acreage, block, dimension, non-roll section 1 (exempt/utility/state lands), lot, Military Tract/Watkins and Flint Purchase, municipality, place, road name, special district, tax map, tic mark, and water text, as it appears on the printed tax parcel maps. The region layers include deed book/page, municipal, parcel, printkey, and tax map regions. The printkey regions from each of the municipal data sets for the current tax year are then combined into a county-wide data set, which is then converted to an ArcView shapefile. Regions for special districts were derived from polygon attributes in the same manner as the other regions, for each municipality, then combined into a County-wide special districts data set. Regions for public lands were similarly combined and converted into a County-wide public lands data set. In 2004, the original Arc/Info coverages described above were migrated to the ESRI ArcInfo Desktop geodatabase format. Parcel boundaries are changed based on deed and survey information and are modified in the software using Map topology and several geodatabase topology rules to ensure spatial data integrity. All regions, annotations, centroids and polygons listed above were successfully migrated by municipality were maintained in the ESRI personal geodatabase format. Beginning with the 2004 tax year, all tax parcel boundaries are maintained in ArcInfo Desktop. In February of 2007, the parcels were migrated from ESRI personal geodatabase format to the ArcSDE geodatabase format. All tax maps are printed via a special script which outputs the tax maps to Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. All tax maps are archived digitally using Adobe Acrobat, as well as the traditional paper archival. Tax maps for 2007 can be obtained in the Adobe PDF format online at: <http://www.co.tompkins.ny.us/gis/maps/tax.html>
Process_Date: 1998-2007
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Tompkins County ITS GIS Division
Contact_Organization: Cattyann Campbell
Contact_Position: GIS Project Leader
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 128 East Buffalo Street
City: Ithaca
State_or_Province: New York
Postal_Code: 14820
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (607) 274-5418
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (607) 274-5420
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gis@tompkins-co.org
Hours_of_Service: M-F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information

Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 34505

Spatial_Reference_Information

Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Grid_Coordinate_System:
Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: State Plane Coordinate System 1983
State_Plane_Coordinate_System:
SPCS_Zone_Identifier: 3102
Transverse_Mercator:
Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.999938
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -76.583333
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 40.000000
False_Easting: 820208.333333
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000256
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000256
Planar_Distance_Units: survey feet
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222

Entity_and_Attribute_Information

Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: Taxparcels2007
Entity_Type_Definition: Tompkins County Tax parcels 2007, with Real Property Service information
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: Tompkins County ITS GIS Division, 2005
Attributes:
Name Description Values
AREA Area, in square U.S. survey feet 0 to Unbounded
PERIMETER The sum of the lengths of the sides of the parcel polygon, in U.S. survey feet 0 to Unbounded
PARCELKEY Real Property Services (RPS) database parcel key (Swis-Section-Block-Lot or SSBL). This field is updated yearly based on the GIS extract of the final-roll RPS database (no longer available as single field in RPS4). string
SWISPRINTK Concatenation of SWIS code, "-", and the PRINTKEY field, for those polygons without an account number (i.e., a blank "ACCT_NUM"), or a concatenation of SWIS code, "-", and the "ACCT_NUM" field, for those polygons with an account number. This field is easily reproducible within the Real Property Services database extract, and is used as the primary join (key) field to the RPS extract from the parcel data sets. string
SWIS State SWIS code for the municipality in which the property is located. coded values
PRINTKEY Real Property Services database print key (Section-Block-Lot or S-B-L). string
CALCACRES Calculated Acreage Shape area field divided by 43560 (AREA / 43560) please note that this will differ slightly when data is transformed from ESRI ArcSDE to Shapefile format. 0 to Unbounded
RPSACRES Real Property Services (RPS) acreage, extracted from the RPS database. This acreage will reflect the total acreage of the parcel, which is not necessarily the same acreage value as the polygon. Properties less than an acre has a value of zero. 0 to Unbounded
PC Property class code which identifies the present use of the property. See the "PROPCLASS" and "DESCRIPTIO" fields for classifications and short descriptions. New York State Office of Real Property Services Property Classification Codes
http://www.orps.state.ny.us/assessor/manuals/vol6/ref/prclas.htm
PROPCLASS Property class values which identifies the present use of the property. See "PC" and "DESCRIPTIO" fields for codes and short descriptions. New York State Office of Real Property Services Property Classification Codes
http://www.orps.state.ny.us/assessor/manuals/vol6/ref/prclas.htm
DESCRIPTIO Property class descriptions which identifies the present use of the property. See the "PC" and "PROPCLASS" fields for codes and classifications. New York State Office of Real Property Services Property Classification Codes
http://www.orps.state.ny.us/assessor/manuals/vol6/ref/prclas.htm
ROLLSECT Roll section code descriptions (A division of the assessment roll used to group properties for similar taxing purposes). coded values
LOC Street number where the property is located. Used for "Street Number" search in gisweb applications. string
LOCATION Name of the street where the property is located. Used for "Street Name" pull values in gisweb applications. string
MUNI Municipality in which the property is located. See "SWIS" field for codes. string
SCH School district codes. coded values
SCHDIST School districts code descriptions. See the "SCH" field for codes and descriptions. string

Distribution_Information

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Albert R. Mann Library
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: Cornell University
City: Ithaca
State_or_Province: New York
Postal_Code: 14853
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 607-255-5406
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mann-ref@cornell.edu
Distribution_Liability: Cornell University provides these geographic data "as is". Cornell University makes no guarantee or warranty concerning the accuracy of information contained in the geographic data. Cornell University further makes no warranty either expressed or implied, regarding the condition of the product or its fitness for any particular purpose. The burden for determining fitness for use lies entirely with the user. Although these files have been processed successfully on computers at Cornell University, no warranty is made by Cornell University regarding the use of these data on any other system, nor does the fact of distribution constitute or imply any such warranty.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Shapefile
Format_Information_Content: zipped shapefile
File_Decompression_Technique: zip
Transfer_Size: 8.00
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: metadata
Format_Information_Content: FGDC XML metadata
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: HTML metadata
Format_Information_Content: FGDC HTML metadata
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: KML
Format_Information_Content: generated KML, via WFS
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: GeoJSON
Format_Information_Content: generated GeoJSON, via WFS
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: OGC:WMS
Format_Information_Content: WMS, from GeoServer
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Fees: None

Distribution_Information

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Tompkins County ITS GIS Division
Contact_Person: Cattyann Campbell
Contact_Position: GIS Project Leader
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: 128 East Buffalo Street
City: Ithaca
State_or_Province: New York
Postal_Code: 14850
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (607) 274-5418
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (607) 274-5420
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gis@tompkins-co.org
Hours_of_Service: M-F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Distribution_Liability: The tax parcel data set and any products derived from it represents a compilation of graphical and textual information from deeds and surveys, hand-drawn mylar maps, a digitial planimetric base map, various paper and digital aerial photographs, and digital conversion of hand-drawn mylar maps. Errors and omissions can occur from each of these sources, as each source represents a large number of records and originators of information. As a practical matter, Tompkins County does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information portrayed. The end user of the data sets and products derived from them agrees to accept the data "as is", with the full knowledge that errors and omissions may exist. The end user further agrees to hold harmless Tompkins County for any liability or damages that may result from an improper or inappropriate use of the data.
Standard_Order_Process:
Non-digital_Form: Paper maps, either color or black and white
Fees: For printed maps Half-size (11"x17") color maps are $2.00 each. Half-size black and white maps are $1.50 each. Full-size (24"x36") color and black and white maps are $12.00 each on coated paper. Fees for special-request media or non-standard print sizes will vary.
Ordering_Instructions: Submit a written request to the Tompkins County GIS Department at <http://www.tompkins-co.org/email.aspx?email=gis@tompkins-co.org> or visit our office at 128 E. Buffalo St. to obtain map in person.
Turnaround: Existing Half-size maps: 1-2 days. Existing Full-size maps: 1-2 days. Custom maps may take up to 5-10 days. Digital maps 5-10 days.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ESRI Shapefile
File_Decompression_Technique: no compression applied
Transfer_Size: 10.628
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Offline_Option:
Offline_Media: Zip disk, CD-ROM, floppy disk, etc.
Recording_Format: varies
Fees: Inquire for details.
Ordering_Instructions: Submit a written request to the Tompkins County GIS Department at <http://www.tompkins-co.org/email.aspx?email=gis@tompkins-co.org> or visit our office at 128 E. Buffalo St.
Available_Time_Period:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20070731

Metadata_Reference_Information

Metadata_Date: 20190524
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Albert R. Mann Library
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: Albert R. Mann Library
City: Ithaca
State_or_Province: New York
Postal_Code: 14853
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 607-255-5406
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mann-ref@cornell.edu
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time