GIS Forms & Documents
Open Data Policy
In the interest of transparency and making information freely available to the public, Eaton County desires to implement an Open Data Policy. Under this policy, Eaton County will make certain data available on an open data portal free of charge.
The county has produced licensed data sets of origional digial data. Any private agency or individual wishing to license digital data from the county must sign and return this document with a completed data request form. The data licensed for use, not sold.
Intergovernmental Data Sharing Agreement for Eaton County Digital Data Sets
This is a reciprocal exchange of data agreement and is only applicable between Eaton County and local units of government in the county who also have digital data sets desired by the county
Enhanced Access to Public Records Policy
The county may provide enhanced assess for the inspection, copying, or purchasing of a public record that is not confidental or otherwise exempt.
Enhanced Access to Public Records Policy Act
An act to aurhorize public bodies to provide enhanced access to certain public records and to impose certain fees for providing that enhanced access; to regulate enhanced access to certain public records; and to authorize public bodies to establish and impose fees to the use of geographical information systems.
Master Fee Schedule & Printing Fees
Prices noted in the above printing fee schedule are for maps which are generally avalable or otherwise complied for printing.
Information About Property Codes
The county has a defined process in which property codes are to be written and assigned. This document will demonstrate what each set of numbers in the property code represents.
Information About Land Descriptions
A "Land Description" is how a tract of land is delineated, such that the description show exactly where it is located, how it is bounded, and how many acres it contains. This description is done in terms that are legally accepted and defined.