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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Our GIS system can be used to determine preliminary locations of property lines and utility information.

Basic property lines and atlas sheets:

City Atlas Sheets (Property Lines)


Assessor's Parcel Maps (APM)

If you know your Assessor's Parcel Number(APN) you can view the APM by downloading the APM books available here.

If you do not know you APN please see the GIS section above or refer to your title report.


Parcel Maps, Tract Maps, Record of Survey and Misc. Maps

Recorded property information can be found in the following sections:

If you do not know which recorded document applies to your property please review the Assessor's Parcel Map or your title report. Often the Parcel, Tract or Misc. Map no.'s along with the Record of Survey No.'s are listed on the bottom of the APM drawing.


Centerline Ties, Tract Ties and City Benchmarks


Improvement Plans - Street, Storm Drain, Water, and Sewer

Improvement plans can be search from the link below. Enter in the street you are interested in (or other information) and application will search drawing records for those terms. You can narrow the search by entering in more terms. This is the same program staff uses to retrieve information.


What the Engineering Division Does Not Have

Recorded deeds, easements, instruments or the like specific to your parcel Please see the Frequently Asked Questions section. Utility drawings for Southern California Edison, AT&T, Verizon, Time Warner Communications, XO Communications, Southern California Gas Company, and any other “dry utility” of similar nature. You may contact these companies for any required information; we suggest using their Internet portals for contact information