City of Dallas Shapefiles
The Standard Disclaimer applies to all data.

Welcome to the City of Dallas City GIS Services (Enterprise GIS) Shapefiles Download page. Here you will links to download commonly requested data sets, as well as information about data that the City does not offer for download.

The data is distributed in ZIP archives which contain ESRI shapefiles. For information about the shapefile data format, please consult the ESRI White Paper on the subject.

If you have questions about the City of Dallas GIS Services, please visit our website or send an email to City GIS Services.

Please note this important disclaimer statement that applies to all data produced and/or distributed by the City of Dallas GIS Services Division:

The accuracy is not to be taken / used as data produced by a Registered Professional Land Surveyor for the State of Texas. For this level of detail, supervision and certification of the produced data by a Registered Land Surveyor for the State of Texas would be required.

This product is for informational purposes and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. It does not represent an on-the-ground survey and represents only the approximate relative location of property boundaries. (Texas Government Code § 2051.102)

City of Dallas REST Services
The Standard Disclaimer applies to all data.

City GIS Services also publishes REST services for many data sets which may be used for application development.

Please, note: City GIS Services does not provide support for any use of these services.

The public REST URL endpoint is:

gis.dallascityhall.com/wwwgis/rest/services/

City of Dallas Streets
Streets Shapefile - Polyline. Contains street name and address range components for all Dallas street segments.
Streets Shapefile Field Description - PDF. Describes the fields in the streets shapefile.
 
City of Dallas Tax Parcels and Appraisal Data
This data product is a combination of data from the five appraisal districts and is only updated once a year. These disparate datasets are combined together and an attempt was made to bring it into a single schema. NOTE: the City of Dallas does not warranty the accuracy of this data.
Tax appraisal data is maintained by County Appraisal Districts. The City of Dallas is part of five different counties. To obtain the source data used to create the parcel data set, it will be necessary to contact the county appraisal districts directly.
Tax Appraisal Data Table Columns - PDF. Provides column descriptions for tax appraisal data.
Parcel Shapefile - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data from the county appraisal districts for current certified roll year (2016). It only includes parcels inside Dallas and those within one mile.
Multi-account Lookup Table - Table. Used in conjunction with parcels, to lookup account data for parcels that are associated with more than one tax account. Join on GIS_ACCT field.
Tax Appraisal Data 2016 - Points and Polygon. Contains parcel polygons (ParcelID) and appraisal points data (ParcelID to join to polys) for certified roll year 2016. NOTE: property attributes are assigned to points, not polys. This is the new format for City GIS appraisal data products.
Tax Appraisal Data 2015 - Points and Polygon. Contains parcel polygons (ParcelID) and appraisal points data (ParcelID to join to polys) for certified roll year 2015. NOTE: property attributes are assigned to points, not polys. This is the new format for City GIS appraisal data products.
Parcel 2015 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data from the county appraisal districts for certified roll year 2015.
Parcel 2014 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2014.
Parcel 2013 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2013.
Parcel 2012 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2012.
Parcel 2011 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2011.
Parcel 2010 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2010.
Parcel 2009 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2009.
Parcel 2008 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2008.
Parcel 2007 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2007.
Parcel 2006 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2006.
Parcel 2005 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2005.
Parcel 2004 - Polygon. Contains parcel and appraisal data for certified roll year 2004.
Dallas Central Appraisal District - The majority of the City of Dallas is in Dallas County. Data available for download.
Denton Central Appraisal District - Data available for download.
Collin Central Appraisal District - Data available for download.
Kaufman County Appraisal District - Data available for download. Click on "Maps" to access the downloads page.
Rockwall Central Appraisal District - GIS Interactive map is available.
 
City Limits and Service Areas
City of Dallas City Limits - Polygon. Represents Dallas City Limits. Includes Park Cities and Cockrell Hill polygons.
City Service Areas - Polygon
 
City Council Districts
Current Council Districts - Polygon. Current Council Districts, adopted in 2011 and implemented in 2013. Modified in 2014 to conform to Dallas City Limits. The official Adopted Council Districts were built using US Census Bureau data (per P.L. 94-131) which is of limited spatial accuracy.
Adopted Council Districts - Polygon. Council Districts that were adopted in 2011 and implemented in 2013. This is the original data set approved by Council in 2011.
Previous (2003) Council Districts - Polygon. Previous Council Districts, adopted in 2001 and implemented in 2003.
Previous (1993) Council Districts - Polygon. Previous Council Districts, adopted in 1991 and implemented in 1993.
 
Planimetric Data - Note: These are large files.
Hydrologic features - Polygon. Hydrology features digitized from 2009 aerial photography. 24 MB.
Impervious Areas - Polygon. Impervious features digitized from 2009 aerial photography. Includes ImperviousCode.dbf, a lookup table of feature type codes used in the shapefile attributes. 354 MB.
Structures (Building Footprints) - Polygon. Footprints of structures digitized from 2009 aerial photography. Includes StructureCode.dbf, a lookup table of feature type codes used in the shapefile attributes. 81 MB.
Contour lines - Polyline. Contour lines derived at two foot intervals from digital elevation model (DEM) rasters. These DEM rasters were generated from LiDAR points collected in spring 2009 by Sanborn Map Company for the Texas Water Development Board. The contour elevation values are in feet and reference the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). The contours meet National Map Accuracy Standards at 2-foot intervals. 1.17 GB.
 
Planning + Urban Design
Neighborhood and HOA - Two polygon feature classes: one for Neighborhood Associations and one for Homeowner Associations (HOA).
Citywide Plans - Polygon feature class
Land Use Policy Plans - Polygon feature class
 
Sanitation Services
Brush/Bulky Items Collection Week of Service Areas - Polygon
Garbage and Recycle Pickup Day Areas - Polygon
 
Park and Recreation
Dallas Parks - Polygon
Dallas Trails - Line
Park Maintenance Districts - Polygon
 
Libraries
Library Locations - Point. Location of Central and Branch libraries.
Library Service Areas - polygon.
 
Sustainable Development & Constructions (Zoning related data)

City of Dallas Zoning information changes frequently. The City provides online services in the form of an Interactive website and an ArcGIS web REST service that can be consumed by ArcGIS client software.

Dallas Zoning Interactive Website - for users of Internet Explorer, this site works best in Compatibility View (from the Tools menu, select Compatibility View). The Disclaimer dialogue must be accepted before the site can be accessed.
Dallas Public Zoning Rest Service - To add a connection to the City of Dallas web services in ArcCatalog, use this Server URL: http://gis.dallascityhall.com/wwwgis/rest/services. The Zoning service is under the Sdc_public service directory.

Static shapefile copies of data produced by Sustainable Development and Construction (SDC) are linked below. These are tyipically updated each week. Please, contact Sustainable Development & Construction for specific questions about their data.

AirportNoiseContours
AlcoholFreeBuffers
AlcoholFreeExempt
AlcoholFreeSchools
AlcoholFreeZones
BaseZoning
BI_Boundaries (Building Inspection Boundaries)
BI_Districts (Building Inspection districts)
Conservation Subdistricts (Conservation Districts are in Base Zoning; not all districts have Subdistricts)
CurrentFloodPlain
DeedRestrictions
DevFlags
Demolition Delay Overlay
DryOverlay
EnvironmentalCorridors
EscarpmentOverlay
HistoricOverlay
HistoricSubdistricts
HM_Overlay
MD_Overlay (Modified Delta Districts)
MncplSettingDesig (Municipal Settings Designations)
NSO_Overlay (Neighborhood Stabilization)
NSO_Subdistricts
OpenContainer
PD193_Oaklawn
PDS_Subdistricts (Planned Development Subdistricts)
PD_Subdistricts (Planned Development)
PedestrianOverlay
PlattedBlock
PM_Overlay
SH_Overlay
SPSD_Overlay (Special Purpose Sign Districts)
SUP
WetDry
ZoningGrid
Dallas Fire-Rescue (DFR)
Fire Station Locations - See www.DallasFireRescue.com for more details about DFR and Fire Stations
 
Dallas Police Department (DPD)
Data Prepared by:
COMPSTAT|Crime Analysis Unit
Geographic Information (GIS)
Homeland Security & Tactical Intelligence Division
400 S. Lamar Street, 6th Floor
Dallas, Tx 75215
214-671-3060
EPIC Focus Areas
Grow South Areas - See City Grow South Page for more information.
Targeted Action Area Grids - The areas were produced to assist in strategic decision making and tactical action by illustrating where conditions are favorable for crime to occur. See metadata for more information.
Mobility and Street Services
Thoroughfare Plan
Bond 2012 Point, Line, and Polygon Shapefiles
On Street Bike Routes
Streets Services
Truck Routes
Neighborhood Health Data
Dallas County Parcels 2013
Census Block Group Summaries of 2013 Tax Appraisal Data

Data Sets that are not distributed by City of Dallas GIS Services

Some data sets are not distributed by City of Dallas GIS Services. This can be because the City does not own the data, because of security concerns, or for other reasons. Please, visit our Not City of Dallas Data webpage for potential sources of data sets not distributed by the City of Dallas GIS Services. Some of the more commonly requested data sets from this category are listed with links to obtain the data from the owners.

The other way to obtain City produced and owned data is through the Open Records (link) process.


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Updated 2016-09-01