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San Francisco Enterprise GIS Program - SFGIS


The San Francisco Enterprise GIS Program (SFGIS) provides the following services to City departments and the public:

Open Data Services
  • Distribute geospatial and non-geospatial datasets to departments and public, through internal database systems and through DataSF (
  • Acquire commercial datasets for internal use:
  • Pictometry Imagery for 2002, 2004, 2007 through present
  • Updates to the City’s 3D Building Model
  • Demographic Data
  • Business Data
  • Acquire and facilitate access of departmental datasets for internal and external use, including key basemap datasets such as the City’s parcel fabric and street centerline network.
  • Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Services for automation of dataset loading to DataSF
Enterprise application development and support
  • An open source, web-based application that allows City employees to query, update, and retire street addresses managed via a single authoritative database.
  • Fiber network asset management
Infrastructure platform for GIS services
  • Internal
  • Maintain RDBMS-based System of Record geodatabase in development, quality assurance and production environments
  • Provide ArcGIS Server services to departments

  • External

Maintenance of Enterprise Licensing Agreements with:

GIS technical expertise and support to departments


GIS Technical Educational opportunities for City employees

  • Bi-monthly City GIS User Group Meeting for demonstrations and exchange of ideas
  • GIS Quick Start Course provided by City College of San Francisco (free to City employees)
  • Free Premium courses from Esri’s Virtual Campus, as part of the Enterprise License Agreement
Last updated: 3/4/2014 9:39:30 AM