Orthophoto and Impervious Surface Data

View Orthophoto Data

Pierce County orthophotography can be viewed in PublicGIS by clicking on the Basemap button.

View LiDAR Data 

Pierce County LiDAR data can be viewed in the Washington State LiDAR portal.

 Purchase Orthophoto Data 

Pierce County LICENSES orthophotography and impervious surface data from 3rd party vendors. Ortho imagery is available for multiple years with different levels of accuracy. The following is a summary of vendors who have imagery for the County:

Sanborn Map Company, Inc.

Flight dates: 2008, 2011, 2014, 2017 and 2020
Extents: near countywide coverage
Projection: NAD 83 (1991)Washington State Plane South Zone

Contact: Scott Faust
The Sanborn Map Company, Inc.
1935 Jamboree Drive, Suite #100
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Phone: 360-823-3556
Toll Free: 1-866-726-2676
Email: [email protected]
Web Site: www.sanborn.com

Hexagon/Ascent GIS
Flight dates: 2021
Extents: near countywide or countywide coverage
Resolution: 1 or 0.5 ft pixel resolution, color imagery
Contact: Brionna McGuire Scheib
Ascent GIS, Inc
Email: [email protected]

Aeroquest Mapcon Inc. Mapping Products
Flight dates: 2005
Extents: near countywide coverage
2011: 1.0 ft. pixel resolution, color imagery
2005 and 2008: 0.5 ft pixel resolution, color imagery
File format: Uncompressed TIFF
Projection: NAD 83 (1991)Washington State Plane South Zone

Contact: Bill Dawson, Regional GIS Manager
Aeroquest Mapcon Inc.
Phone: 425-894-9146
Email: [email protected]
Web Site: http://aeroquestmapcon.com/