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These files are zipped ESRI shapefiles and have an extent of either the Carrboro planning jurisdiction or Orange County. All data are in North Carolina state plane feet, NAD83.
Shapefiles can be imported into your favorite mapping program or viewed in ArcMap, Arcview, or a free viewer (ArcExplorer) that can be downloaded from ESRI at www.esri.com.
Parcels (shapefile or geodatabase) Parcels can be obtained from the Orange County site: Parcels .
Streets (shapefile or geodatabase) Street centerlines can be obtained from the Orange County site: Streets.
Boundaries (shapefile) Municipal and planning boundaries for Carrboro, municipal boundaries for Chapel Hill, and Orange County township boundaries.
Places in Carrboro (shapefile) Points of interest, parks, schools, public facilities.
Parks (shapefile) Park and school properties.
Carrboro City Limits (shapefile) Carrboro city limits.
Carrboro Apartments and Subdivisions (shapefile) Names of subdivisions, neighborhoods, apartment complexes, and condominiums in Carrboro. Updated as needed.
Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) Floodplains This is the flood hazard and base flood elevation data from the North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program, used in the Flood Insurance Rate Maps. Information about the data is available at the NC Floodplain Mapping website: www.ncfloodmaps.com .
Hydrography (shapefile) Hydrography (geodatabase) Streams digitized from DTM and Lidar data and 2003 topography. The "streams" include drainageway patterns and coincide in developed areas with stormwater features. They are attributed by drainage area and whether they are features on USGS or Soil Survey maps. Water bodies include ponds, lakes, and double-line streams.
Stream Buffers (shapefile) These files are in shapefile (.shp) format. The stream buffers are two shapefiles representing the areas regulated by the ordinance as zone 1 and zone 2. They are calculated based on the type of stream, as attributed in the stream layer.
Stormwater Features (shapefile) Stormwater features captured using fieldwork, as-builts, and the 2003 basemap information.
2003 Tree Cover (.dxf)
2003 Tree Cover (shapefile)
Tree cover digitized from 2003 Orange County orthophotography. This file is in shapefile (.shp) or exchange (.dxf) and is not updated. It contains no information later than March 2003.
Steep Slopes (shapefile)
These files are in shapefile (.shp) format. The steep slopes were calculated from 2003 DTM data.
Tree Cover (shapefile) These files are in shapefile (.shp) format. The tree cover data is based on 2003 aerial photography and has polygons characterized as hardwood, mixed hardwood and pine, and pine.
Carrboro Zoning (shapefile) Carrboro zoning. There are three shapefiles: one of zoning, one of overlay zones, and one created from regions that includes both.
Dedicated Public Access (shapefile) Dedicated Public Access easements and deeded acreage. These are easements and parcels that have been dedicated to the Town for a greenway system.
Carrboro Bikeways (shapefile) Carrboro bikeways. These are lines indicating existing bikeways.
Carrboro Sidewalks (shapefile) Carrboro sidewalks. These are lines indicating existing sidewalks.
Building Footprints (shapefile) 2010 building footprints updated with permit data. These are in shapefiles (.shp) and are updated monthly.
2010 Roads (shapefile)
2003 Roads (.dxf)
Double-line roads from the 2010 and 2003 Orange County orthophotography. This file is in shapefile (.shp) or exchange (.dxf) and is not updated. The .dxf contains no roads built after March 2003.
2010 Driveways (shapefile)
2003 Driveways (.dxf)
Driveways from the 2010 and 2003 Orange County orthophotography. This file is in shapefile (.shp) or exchange (.dxf) format and is not updated. The .dxf contains no driveways built after March 2003.
2010 Parking Lots (shapefile)
2003 Parking Lots (.dxf)
Parking lots from the 2010 and 2003 Orange County orthophotography. This file is in shapefile (.shp) or exchange (.dxf) format and is not updated. The .dxf contains no parking lots built after March 2003.
 
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