Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Section

 

Overview

 

A Geographic Information System (GIS) or Geospatial Information System is any system that captures, stores, analyses, manages, and presents data that are linked to location(s).

 

The GIS Section is mandated to develop a central spatial data resource serving City wide applications and customer service needs. It offers users multiple platforms to view and interact with spatial data. The Section has a steady database with useful information such as maps, which can be downloaded for free from our Data Catalogue or accessed freely by the public on request.
 

 

Services

  • Spatial data field mapping
  • Capture,  store, analyse, manage, retrieve and update geo spatial data
  • Provide customised maps for clients.

 

Processes

  • Map Applications

 

Quick Facts / Achievements

 

The KCCA GIS Database includes;

 

  • Administrative layers; Greater Kampala Metropolitan area, Kampala City Boundary and Central Business District boundary.
  • Cadastre Information by the Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development (MoLHUD)
  • Elevation data to generate terrain models.
  • Maps that include Utility maps, Hydrology layers, Land use maps, Water and Sanitation lines, Transport maps and Zoning maps that locate places of interest and public institutions.
  • Satellite imagery for 2010 and 2014.

 

Projects

  • KCCA Atlas
  • City Address Model

 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT ASSESSMENT

FEES FOR SERVICES OFFERED AT PHYSICAL PLANNING DIRECTORATE

FAQs Category

PHYSICAL PLANNING
 
Development Applications
 
Development Control
 
Outdoor Advertising
 
Surveying and Cartography
 
Land registration and administration
 
Landscape
 
Geographical Information Systems
 
Strategic Environment Assessment - Summarized
 
Strategic Environment Assessment - Detailed
REVENUE COLLECTION
 
Trading License

 

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