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RLIS Live, Geographic Information System data

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RLIS Live delivers more than 100 GIS map layers for the region through online download and web services – available to subscribers anywhere with Internet access.

Geographic Information System data

Geographic Information System or GIS data are created and maintained at the Metro Data Resource Center, as well as by other jurisdictions and agencies throughout the region. Metro serves as a clearinghouse for spatial data - providing a "one stop shopping" approach to accessing regional data. These regional data are known as the Regional Land Information System (RLIS).

Data and map layers

RLIS Live contains more than 100 map layers for the region, including:

  • tax lot boundaries and assessor's data
  • streets, including address ranges
  • zoning
  • city and county boundaries
  • census tracts with population and employment data
  • undeveloped lands inventory
  • rivers, watersheds and wetlands.

View a complete list of layers

RLIS Discovery site

The RLIS Discovery site describes the map layers in detail and provides subscriber access for direct download of individual or multiple layers. A limited selection of free map layers is available to non-subscribers.

View and download map layers

Updated quarterly

Much of the data is updated quarterly and some files, more often.

To subscribe

Call 503-797-1742

Subscription price $480

Includes full year of unlimited data access via the RLIS Discovery site. There are no limitations on the number of users per subscription.

View product purchase terms and conditions

Need assistance?

Data Resource Center
503-797-1742 | 503-797-1909 fax

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RLIS Quick reference users' guide

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Latest release

The Feb. 10, 2014 RLIS Live data are now available to download. Go

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