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Planning and Cadastral

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Barrier Beach Classification ZonesRI CRMC classification zones for barrier beaches along the southern coast of RI from Westerly to Narragansett. 02/1995
s44nbb94.zip (0.1 MB) E00;
barbeach.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Conservation Lands: Municipal and NGONon-State conservation lands are real property permanently protected from future development by recognized land protection organizations other than the State of Rhode Island. 06/2011
LocCons11.zip (3.0 MB) SHP
Conservation Lands: State of Rhode IslandApproximate edges of Conservation Lands protected by the State of Rhode Island through Fee Title Ownership, Conservation Easement, or Deed Restriction. 06/2011
StaCons11.zip (1.1 MB) SHP
Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Database: Bristol CountyDigital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) database for Bristol County issued by the Federal Emergency Management Association in November 2006. The download file provided by RIGIS consists of shapefiles, tables, and documentation that constitute the database. 09/2009
DFIRM_Bristol06.zip (15 MB) SHP
Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Database: Kent CountyDigital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) database for Kent County issued by the Federal Emergency Management Association. DFIRM effective date: September 18 2013. The download file provided by RIGIS consists of shapefiles, tables, and documentation that constitute the database. 01/2014
DFIRM_Kent13.zip (12 MB) SHP
Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Database: Newport CountyDigital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) database for Newport County issued by the Federal Emergency Management Association. DFIRM effective date: September 4 2013. The download file provided by RIGIS consists of shapefiles, tables, and documentation that constitute the database. 01/2014
DFIRM_Newport13.zip (14 MB) SHP
Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Database: Providence CountyDigital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) database for Providence County issued by the Federal Emergency Management Association. DFIRM effective date: September 18 2013. The download file provided by RIGIS consists of shapefiles, tables, and documentation that constitute the database. 01/2014
DFIRM_Prov13.zip (21 MB) SHP
Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Database: Washington CountyDigital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) database for Washington County issued by the Federal Emergency Management Association. DFIRM effective date is October 16 2013. The download file provided by RIGIS consists of shapefiles, tables, and documentation that constitute the database. 01/2014
DFIRM_Wash13.zip (25 MB) SHP
Economic Development Enterprise ZonesEconomic development enterprise zones as delineated by US Census 1990 census tract boundaries as defined by the RI Enterprise Zone Council. 06/2002
edzones_e00.zip (0.1 MB) E00;
edzones_shp.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Environmental InventoryEnvironmental Inventory. A "windshield" survey of land use dating back to 1961; periodically updated with aerial photography. 06/1989
s44lei75.zip (2.5 MB) E00
Flood Hazard AreasFlood hazard areas compiled from county-based DFIRMs released by FEMA. Current dataset reflects DFIRMs effective in October 2013 (Washington County), September 2013 (Kent, Newport, Providence), and November 2006 (Bristol). 01/2014
floodhaz13.zip (20 MB) SHP
GIRASUSGS Geographic Inventory of land use Anderson level 2 coding. 01/1988
s44lgl74.zip (0.7 MB) E00
Greenways CorridorsNatural resources corridor areas proposed for future protection in RI's Greenways plan. 02/1995
s44ogc95.zip (0.5 MB) E00;
greenway.zip (0.4 MB) SHP
Growth CentersLocations of potential new growth centers identified in the "Land Use 2025: Rhode Island State Land Use Policies and Plan" published by the Division of Planning, RI Statewide Planning Program. 03/2010
growth06.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Hurricane Evacuation AreasStatewide hurricane evacuation areas recommended by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Based upon the "Hurricane Surge (Worst Case) Inundation Areas" datasets also available from RIGIS and USACE. 03/2014
evacAreas09.zip (9 MB) SHP
Hurricane Surge (Worst Case) Inundation AreasWorst case hurricane surge inundation areas for category 1 through 4 hurricanes striking the coast of Rhode Island. 02/2010
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Industrial AreasLand designated for industrial purposes by municipalities. 05/2000
s44zin99.zip (0.1 MB) E00;
industry.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Land Cover - 1962Set of 37 scanned, georeferenced historical maps of land cover for the State of Rhode Island derived from 1962 aerial photographs. 04/2011
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Land Use - 1988Land use / land cover from 1988 aerial photography coded to Anderson modified level 3 with one half acre minimum polygon resolution. 01/1993
s44llu93.zip (19 MB) E00
Land Use - 19951995 Land use / land cover updated using 1988 land use as a base. Coded to Anderson modified level 3 with 0.5 acre minimum polygon resolution. Also distributed on USGS Quad and Town basis (to be updated April 2005). 02/2005
rilu95c_e00.zip (38 MB) E00;
rilu95c_shp.zip (43 MB) SHP
Land Use - 2003/2004Land use / land cover from 2003 & 2004 orthophotography. The minimum mapping unit for this dataset is 0.5 acre. The land use classification scheme used for these data was based on the Anderson Level III modified coding schema used in previous land use datasets in Rhode Island (1988 & 1995) with some modifications for the 2003 classification. 2007
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Land Use - 2011Land use / land cover from spring 2011 orthophotography. The minimum mapping unit for this dataset is 0.5 acre. The land use classification scheme used for these data is based on the same Anderson Level III modified coding schema used in 2003-04 land use dataset. 03/2014
rilu11.zip (84 MB) SHP
Land Use - 2025Developed for the Division of Planning, RI Statewide Planning Program as part of an update to the "Land Use 2025: Rhode Island State Land Use Policies and Plan", these data identify areas with future use potential, under three categories of development intensity and two categories of conservation. 03/2010
LandUse2025.zip (51 MB) SHP
Land Use Adjacent to Wetlands in Narragansett BayLand use/land cover classification of uplands in the 500 foot buffer zone of coastal wetlands, delineated from 1996 true color aerial photography. 04/2003
nblu500_e00.zip (2.0 MB) E00;
nblu500_shp.zip (2.5 MB) SHP
Neighborhood Stabilization Program Target AreasAreas of Rhode Island identified as having both a Foreclosure Rate (Block Group Level) >=6.5% and a Subprime Loan percentage rate >= 1.4% (ZIP Code Level). 06/2010
NSP_TargetAreas.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Parcel DataAt this time, NO municipal parcel data are available via RIGIS. Those who are interested in obtaining these data must contact each municipality individually with such requests.  
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Public Shoreline AccessPublic access points to the shoreline of Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island coastal waters designated by the RI Coastal Resource Management Council. 06/2003
shorepts_shp.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Scenic AreasAreas in RI designated by the RIDEM as noteworthy or distinctive landscapes or views. 08/1989
s44nsv89.zip (0.3 MB) E00;
scenic.zip (0.2 MB) SHP
State Conservation and Recreational Open Space 1990State Conservation, Open Space, and Recreational Program lands as of 1990 (formerly named s44oos90 and Open Space). 06/2001
scorp90_shp.zip (0.9 MB) SHP
Urban Services BoundaryThe boundary represents the general extent of the areas within which public services supporting urban development presently exist, or are likely to be provided, through 2025. 04/2006
RI_USB06.zip (0.2 MB) SHP
Voting Districts / PrecinctsAt this time, NO municipal voting district or precinct data are available via RIGIS. Those who are interested in obtaining these data must contact each municipality individually with such requests.  
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Wellhead Protection Areas: CommunityAreas around public community wells considered critical for the protection of their source water supplies (Polygon areas shown in Groundwater Quality Standard). 03/2012
cwhpa12.zip (0.2 MB) SHP

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