Welcome to the GIS Home Page

What is GIS?

A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a collection of "smart" map layers residing in a computer that represent real world objects. The "smartness" allows users to ask the GIS questions about objects or their spatial relationship to one another.

Airial view of City Hall

How Does the City Use GIS?

Various City departments use GIS to make smarter and faster decisions regarding mapped data. Some of the efforts supported by GIS are public safety, planning, building permitting, engineering, and asset management.


Citywide PDF Maps

A series of PDF maps showing various themes that might be of interest to the residents of Milpitas or general public. Some of the maps include: Seismic Hazards, Flood Hazards, General Plan, Bicycle, and several others.

Download GIS Data

Data from the City's GIS are available for download in shapefile formats. The user must have the necessary software to view and manipulate the files. The City of Milpitas does not supply this software.

Neighborhood Maps

Here is where you can find searchable maps and aerial photographs of the City.

The City of Milpitas would like to thank all of it's GIS volunteers in helping build the contents of this Section of the web site.


GIS Division, Information Services Department Hours:
1265 North Milpitas Boulevard Monday-Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Main Phone: (408) 586-2700