The Geographic Information System (GIS) supports City of Worcester departments and divisions by assisting users, consulting on projects and providing access to GIS data.
The public has access to GIS maps and data in a variety of ways.
Datasets may be downloaded directly from our Open Data Site in the following formats: CSV file, KML or ESRI’s shapefile format. API support is also available with a GeoJSON or GeoService.
GIS data may also be requested via our Digital Data Request Form. The form details our available data layers, deliverable formats and associated costs. Please fill it out completely and mail with your check to the following address:
GIS Data Request
City of Worcester
Technical Services Department
1 Skyline Drive, Building A
Worcester, MA 01605
Once we receive your paid request and process the data, instructions will be sent to you explaining how to download and access the file.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-799-1272 with any questions.
The City's Zoning Ordinance and Map are tools for land use planning. Each zone classification guides the physical development of the city through a set of requirements set forth in the City of Worcester's Zoning Ordinance as amended.
Disclaimer: The information represented on these maps was provided to the Technical Services Department by the City Departments/Divisions responsible for producing and maintaining such data (Assessing, Election Commission, etc). This information is assumed to be accurate but may not reflect the most current information or may contain errors. Official records may be obtained by the Department/Division responsible for the information. No representations are made as to property boundary lines or other matters relating to the legal title or ownership rights of the properties shown herein. The City of Worcester makes no warranty, representation or guaranty of any kind as to the content within these pages and assumes no liability for the use of the information depicted herein.