Open Data Catalogue

Property information data package

Data custodian

Engineering Services

Data currency comments

This data in City systems is updated frequently in the normal course of business, however priorities and resources determine how fast a change in reality is reflected in the database.  The extract on this website is updated weekly.

Data set description

This package consists of several files containing the following data:

  • Cadastral boundaries including lot lines, property lines and their dimensions (lengths)
  • Easements
  • Block outlines
  • Parcel polygons which are assessment based land polygons
  • Addresses used for parcel polygon display (Please note: these addresses are the addresses displayed in VanMap and do not represent a complete set of all addresses. Some addresses are duplicated because they appear more than once on VanMap).
  • Hydrography: Hydrography includes the City’s shoreline which was digitized from the 2002 color digital orthophotos. This data set is not part of the Property Information package but is accessible from its data catalogue page.
  • Legal lot number
  • Block numbers
  • District lot outlines
  • District lot numbers
  • Tie lines
  • Heritage property
  • Graffiti sites

Data accuracy comments

Much of the City's land base is created using survey accuracy however some features are not as precise.


Attributes vary by feature type.

Coordinate system

DWG, SHP, TIF, Mr. SID, and ECW formatted data are projected in UTM Zone 10, NAD83 (CSRS). KML, CSV, and XLS formatted data are projected in latitude and longitude (WGS84). Not all CSV and XLS files have latitude and longitude and those are not projected.

Data set details