One of the goals of the Fort Bend Geographic Information System (GIS), a facet of the Engineering department, is to provide the most updated GIS file information to both the public and private sector. Some of the GIS data is sensitive, although public information. Before we send you the FTP access codes, information about the requestor (you) will be needed. Once key personnel have reviewed your request for data, FTP access may or may not be granted.
If the information being requested is listed below, please contact that department directly as we cannot provide information regarding data that other entities maintain.
Fort Bend County Interactive Public Mapping Site - (City Limits, ETJ's, Subdivision Boundaries and Land Parcels)
2013 Mobility Projects Map (Interactive)
2007 Mobility Projects Map (Interactive)
Fort Bend Geographic Information System (GIS), a division of the Fort Bend Engineering Department, has the mission to disseminate accurate geographical date to county departments, elected officials, residents and those doing business in the County. We accomplish this mission by providing GIS information on the web through the interactive mapping software services. Within these mapping services, you may freely view much of the GIS data that we have available to assist you endeavors in Fort Bend County. The information placed upon these mapping services is frequently updated, so feel free to bookmark this page an return often.
Fort Bend GIS strives to keep all mapping layers as current and as accurate as possible. This information should not be used or presented as a certified record. For accurate property data, Please utilize the recorded information at the County Clerk's Office or contact your city public works or engineering department.
Request FTP Access
Email request to: GISengineer@fortbendcountytx.gov
Please include your:
- Name, Title, Phone Number and US Postal Address.
- Organization and whether it is public or private.
- statement of how Fort Bend County would benefit by accepting your data if you desire to upload files.
- Zipping/Extracting Application
(Free Trial Version of WinZip at, http://www.winzip.com/)
- GIS Application
(ArcExplorer is a free GIS application at, http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/explorer)
Following receipt and review of your request, you will receive an email back from us with instructions on how to download GIS files. Do not telephone the GIS to determine the status of your request since it will not speed up the process.
Please note, some GIS data may be confidential by law. Requests for GIS data deemed confidential by law will be submitted to the Texas Attorney General’s Office for review and opinion.
Once you have been granted access to the requested data, you will have the ability to both download files from the “download” folder and upload data to the “upload” folder. If you plan to upload data to the upload folder, please remember to include your desire to upload data within the body of your email.
The Fort Bend County GIS staff will not provide any instructions or help with how to download files or how to use a GIS application. Please utilize the help documentation for WinZip and ArcExplorer.
Much of the following data has been provided to the Fort Bend GIS from numerous city and county agencies. If you desire municipal (city), regional-specific, and/or up-to-date GIS layer information for areas within the county, please contact the GIS professional for the agency or agencies listed below.
|1)||Fort Bend Central Appraisal District GIS||http://fbcad.org/||281-344-8623|
|2)||Fort Bend Economic Development GIS||http://www.fortbendcounty.com/||281-242-0000|
|3)||City of Rosenberg GIS||http://rosenbergtx.gov/development/gis/||832-595-3993|
|4)||City of Missouri City GIS||http://www.missouricitytx.gov/?nid=91||281-261-4280|
|5)||City of Sugar Land GIS||https://www.sugarlandtx.gov/index.aspx?nid=273||281-275-2781|
|6)||City of Stafford GIS||http://www.staffordtx.gov/maps-gis/home.html||281-261-3922|
|7)||Harris County's Engineering GIS||http://www.harriscountytx.gov/itc/gis/links.aspx||713-274-3900|
Major Thoroughfare Plan
- Major Thoroughfare Plan [PDF]
All information provided by Fort Bend County through this Internet service is provided "as is", with no warranties, expressed or implied, including the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Fort Bend County be liable for any damages, of any nature whatsoever, arising out of the use of, or the inability to use this Internet service.
Contact us for more information or if you have any questions.